This is one of my favorite leadership quotes. The idea that a team would be so intrinsically motivated to complete a goal they forget where the objective actually came from. To build and motivate a team to this level is difficult. To me, this is the definition of true leadership.
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Sir, I appreciated your article on submarine leadership lessons. I am an EMCS(SS) with almost twenty years in. I retire in a couple more and I am interested in pursuing a career in leadership coaching and team building. I am getting ready to start taking classes en route to a leadership degree. If you wouldn’t mind sharing, I would like to know how you transitioned into your new career. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Hi Michael. connect with me on LinkedIn and let’s chat. Jon