How do you galvanize a company, so that from top to bottom it is geared for success? The author's experience of leadership is second to none, and his achievements at ICI speak for themselves. But how did he salvage ICI from its slump? Reflecting on his years as chairman of ICI, and on his experience of leadership in the Royal Navy, the author offers commonsense advice on all aspects of business life and management. In particular, he demonstrates how it is possible to run a company with time and respect for everyone involved, and how this enables a company to excel.