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Women in Maritime

Watchkeeper: Anticipating and responding to “events”

“I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me” – wrote Abraham Lincoln. “Events, dear boy!” was the answer attributed to British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan when asked by a questing journalist what issues were giving him the most sleepless nights. It is also said that whether you are talking about somebody who commands a ship, a company or a country, the effective response to unexpected or untoward events marks out the true leader from the common man or woman.


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