Turn the Ship Around!

How to Create Leadership at Every Level
# 15min reading time / 20min listening time
About the Summary

From the vantage point of the commander of the USS Santa Fe, read how the crew completely turned the ship around, going from worst to first by questioning many of our basic leadership assumptions and shifting from take-control authority to give-control empowerment. Share the author’s insights as the crew gains unprecedented decision making authority, the risks of doing so, and the reward of an exponentially more effective and more resilient organization. Learn how to achieve astounding results by applying the author’s practical steps and see what it’s really like to operate a nuclear submarine.

In This Summary, You Will Learn:

  • A framework for implementing change in any organization, one of acting your way to new thinking.
  • That if you want people to think, you need to “give control, create leaders” not “take control, attract followers.”
  • The two requisite pillars for properly giving control without causing chaos.
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