Author: L. David Marquet
L. David Marquet is a retired United States Navy Captain and leadership consultant, best known for his book "Turn the Ship Around!" In his book, Marquet shares his experiences as commander of the USS Santa Fe submarine and how he transformed its crew from followers to leaders. Marquet's central principle is that one should move from traditional leader-follower models to a leader-leader approach. He believes that giving control and decision-making authority to individual team members leads to better outcomes and increased engagement. By empowering his crew with knowledge and responsibility, Marquet was able to create a highly effective and innovative submarine crew.