Leading an aircraft carrier with a 5,000 person crew is like running an entire city. The flight deck is dangerous, the number of moving parts is countless, the stakes are high. and the magnitude of responsibility is unparalleled.


How do you deal with all this and still manage to be an approachable leader with the respect and loyalty of your crew? Why is delegation THE key to success?


In this episode, I’m joined by retired Navy captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Brett Crozier. He talks about his incredible career, his philosophy on leadership and what any leader can learn from running an aircraft carrier.


Never overreact. The truth is always in the third report. -Brett Crozier


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode


- The curse of the founder: Delegation is key to leadership efficiency, but why do so many leaders struggle to offload certain responsibilities?


- How to be an approachable leader: The temperament of a leader has a huge effect on the culture, how do we keep our emotions in check?


- The right way to process information: We live in a world of unfiltered information and rushes to judgment. How do we manage this as leaders?