Turn Your Ship Around!: A Workbook for Implementing Intent-Based Leadership in Your Organization

Turn Your Ship Around!: A Workbook for Implementing Intent-Based Leadership in Your Organization



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591847533
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Marquet, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, rose to become captain of the nuclearpowered fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe. Since leaving the Navy, Captain Marquet has worked with businesses nationwide, and gave an acclaimed TED talk about his experiences. His first book, Turn the Ship Around!, won raves from leadership experts such as Stephen R. Covey.

Table of Contents

Imagine a World 1

Part I Mechanisms for Starting Over 7

Chapter 1 Think Anew About Leadership 9

Chapter 2 Think Long-Term, Even Beyond Your Tenure at the Organization 15

Chapter 3 Care but Don't Care 19

Chapter 4 Be Curious 25

Chapter 5 Do Something Different 33

Chapter 6 Create Leaders, Not Followers 37

Chapter 7 Achieve Excellence, Don't Just Avoid Errors 41

Part II Mechanisms For Control 55

Chapter 8 Push Authority to Information 57

Chapter 9 Act Your Way to New Thinking 63

Chapter 10 Short, Early Conversations Make Efficient Work 67

Chapter 11 Use "I Intend to…" to Create Leaders at Every Level 73

Chapter 12 Return the Problem Unsolved 83

Chapter 13 Eliminate Top-Down Monitoring Systems 87

Chapter 14 Think Out Loud 93

Chapter 15 Embrace the Inspectors 99

Part III Mechanisms For Competence 103

Chapter 16 Take Deliberate Action 105

Chapter 17 We Learn (Everywhere, All the Time) 111

Chapter 18 Don't Brief, Certify 117

Chapter 19 Continually and Consistently Repeat the Message 123

Chapter 20 Specify Goals, Not Methods 127

Part IV Mechanisms for Clarity 133

Chapter 21 Take Care of Your People and Build Trust 135

Chapter 22 Use Your Legacy for Clarity 139

Chapter 23 Use Guiding Principles for Decision Criteria 143

Chapter 24 Immediately Reward Desired Behaviors 147

Chapter 25 Begin with the End in Mind 151

Chapter 26 Encourage a Questioning Attitude over Blind Obedience 157

Chapter 27 Instituting Intent-Based Leadership 163

Part V Final Mechanism and Conclusions

Chapter 28 Don't Empower, Emancipate 169

Chapter 29 Ripples 173

Intent-Based Leadership Manifesto 175

Appendix: Summary of Practices 177

Acknowledgments 179

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“The best how-to manual anywhere for managers on delegating, training, and driving flawless execution.”
Fortune on the original Turn the Ship Around

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