Separating Thinking & Doing Time: Learnings from David Marquet’s “Blue & Red Work”

Takeshi Yoshida
7 min readAug 16, 2021

David Marquet’s “Blue & Red Work”

David Marquet is the former US submarine commander that you may have read his book “Turn the Ship Around!” and his famous video on “intent-based leadership,” which is his take on how to transform a passive team of instruction followers into critical thinkers and…

Takeshi Yoshida

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