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Keep Your People in the Boat: Leadership Lessons from a Tall Ship Officer

Crane Wood Stookey '76
December 18, 2013

What do the great “captains” of business, finance and industry have in common with the great captains of sailing ships? They know how to get the best from their people. How do they do this? You might think that a ship’s captain will rely on the strength of their personality to keep their crew engaged by powerful command. Many do, but the best don’t. Effective leadership, even at sea, lies in creating conditions that allow others to thrive and prosper. It's a practice of generosity that's all about knowing when to step forward and when to step back.

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