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...
Jul 17, 2012Very excited! David Marquet's book just came out! I'm a huge fan of his & learn A LOT from him. @totheleadernyou – source
Jul 17, 2012The 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