“Thoughtful and thought-provoking, a clear recipe for achieving authentic, ‘generous’ leadership.” Chronicle Herald (read review)
“An extremely valuable perspective on leadership at sea and how it can be applied to many professional occupations.” Rear-Admiral David Gardam, Commander, Canadian Maritime Forces Atlantic
“Powerful ideas – exciting, unusual, robust and wise – articulated with conviction and told through captivating stories. A fresh and provocative look at engagement.” – (Michael Scott, Executive Chair, Precision BioLogic)
Engagement is a state of mind. The fruit of effective leadership is an engaged and expansive state of mind, a big view, in the people you work with. In this highly original and timely book, Tall Ship officer and leadership coach Crane Stookey shows you how to lead your people to do their best and to be their best, no matter what challenges they face.
“A compelling case for people development, and an engaging read. Stookey’s sailing experiences have significant lessons to apply to business.” – (John Risley, OC, President, Clearwater Fine Foods)
With thirty pages of techniques and practices you can apply to your own leadership challenges today.
“Crane Stookey’s work is fresh, accessible, profound, and extremely useful. I recommend it enthusiastically to anyone trying to create change.” – (Adam Kahane, author of Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change)