Keep Your People in the Boat

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About the author:
Crane Wood Stookey is a Tall Ship officer and leadership coach, a professional mariner with more than 20 years experience of leadership and workforce engagement at sea. He grew up sailing traditional wooden boats on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the sea has been his teacher all his life.
Crane holds a US Master's license for sailing ships, and has sailed as deck officer on Tall Ships in the US and Canada. He is the founder and past director of the Nova Scotia Sea School, an award-winning experiential education and training program. He also holds a Masters of Architecture degree from Harvard and ran his own architectural practice in Boston before going to sea professionally.
Since 2006 he has been helping business and organizational leaders to bring greater effectiveness to their workforce engagement strategies and greater personal authenticity to their leadership development.
Crane was awarded the Queen's Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canadian society.
He lives in Halifax with his wife Lesley Patten, an independent filmmaker, two cats, and his sailboat, Prana.

Keep Your People in the Boat

Workforce Engagement Lessons from the Sea

Authored by Crane Wood Stookey
Illustrated by Sydney Smith

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 lead. 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. Drawing on 20 years experience of leadership and workforce engagement at sea, the author joins provocative theory with hands-on, real-world practices that you can apply to your leadership today.

Publication Date:
0986558818 / 9780986558818
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Business & Economics / Leadership

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