It Makes Me Wonder: A Memoir

It Makes Me Wonder: A Memoir

by William W. Sherrill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942945383
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Today, Sherrill continues to teach entrepreneurship at UH. He has a deep understanding of when to lead, when to follow, and how to make a positive impact on others. It Makes Me Wonder shares the winding, upward path his life has taken and the unexplainable circumstances and individuals who have influenced its course. Including Sherrill's insights on leadership, his candid story is a testament to thevalue of education and the importance of making a positive impact. It will remind readers that, no matter how insignificant we may feel, our actions create ripples that have the power to change lives. And how we use that power makes all the difference.

Table of Contents

Preface 8

Iwo Jima 10

Chapter 1 Early childhood 1930s 23

Chapter 2 Later childhood 1930s 39

Chapter 3 Marine Corps enlistment December 1941 49

Chapter 4 Pearl Harbor - Palmyra Island March 1942 61

Chapter 5 The states and overseas May 1943 69

Chapter 6 Guam June 1944 83

Chapter 7 Iwo Jima February 1945 105

Chapter 8 Oakland Naval Hospital March 1945 117

Chapter 9 University of Houston September 1946 131

Chapter 10 Harvard Business School September 1950 147

Chapter 11 Public Service - Private Failure June 1955 165

Chapter 12 Public Service II November 1958 177

Chapter 13 The Jamaica Corporation June 1962 191

Chapter 14 Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) April 1966 205

Chapter 15 Federal Reserve System July 1967 223

Chapter 16 Big Corporate America and Entrepreneurship 1971-1981 251

Chapter 17 Teaching Entrepreneurship August 1990 263

Epilogue 279

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