Episode 24: A Conversation with L. David Marquet

Episode Information

This week, Clint has a conversation with author, L. David Marquet. David is a top graduate of the US Naval Academy, commanded the nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe and now works with businesses nationwide as a leadership consultant. Since retiring from the Navy, he’s written two books, “Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Leaders Into Followers” and “Leadership is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say — and What You Don’t.” On the podcast, David discusses the importance of teams using resilient language instead of inherently fragile language, the reason leadership styles from the industrial revolution don’t work today, and why collaborating effectively results in commitment.

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About L. David Marquet:
Student of leadership and organizational design, former nuclear submarine Commander, and named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine. David is the author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller: Turn the Ship Around!, and The Turn the Ship Around Workbook. David’s latest book, Leadership is Language, is a Wall Street Journal Bestseller.

David imagines a workplace 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.