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Turn the Ship Around!

A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

L. David Marquet

"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers." David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, he was responsible for more than a hundred sailors, deep in the sea. In this high-s...
Publish Date
2013
May 16
Goodreads rating
4.25
ISBN
8601411904479
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Jul 17, 2012
Very excited! David Marquet's book just came out! I'm a huge fan of his & learn A LOT from him. @totheleadernyou     source
The other book is called Turn the Ship Around! which is a wonderful book about a naval, not Commander, but Admiral or something that was running one of the worst performing U.S. nuclear submarines and turned it around to be the best performing U.S. submarine by infusing his staff with basically saying they’re not waiting for a command, they’re saying what they intend to do. It ties into many of the same topics, but it’s very actionable and very approachable.      source
Jul 17, 2012
I don’t read many business books, but last year I read one that had a profound effect on me: “Turn The Ship Around” by L. David Marquet. I guess it’s not really a business book, which is probably why I liked it.     source