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David Marquet imagines a world where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are healthier and happier because they have more control over their work–a place where everyone is a leader.

David is the author of Turn the Ship Around! A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders and companion workbook, Turn Your Ship Around! Fortune magazine called the book the “best how-to manual anywhere for managers on delegating, training, and driving flawless execution.”

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Ok. This week we’re gonna talk about this two dimensional plane of empowerment and communication.

What we want is both empowerment and high degrees of communication.

So, here’s what we see at different levels of the Ladder of Leadership.

Down at level 1, there was a low level empowerment. Level 1 is “Tell me what to do”.

Low level of empowerment and very little communication.

As we move up the...

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Success and happiness: we have it backward.

Traditional thinking is that if we are successful, we’ll be happy. In our organizations, leaders think that once the company has some success their people will be happy and morale will improve.

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“Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.”
L. David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

“If you want people to to think, give them intent, not instruction.”
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“People who are treated as followers treat others as followers when it’s their turn to lead.”
L. David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders




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