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Michael Abrashoff

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Becoming The Best Ship in the U S Navy
The Power of Servant Leadership
Staying Safe in Tough Times
How a Small Business Applied Mike's Ideas

Michael Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship

About Michael Abrashoff

Mike Abrashoff was the most-junior officer in the Pacific Fleet when he took command of the near-worst performing ship. Twelve months later, the USS Benfold was the best ship in the entire Navy - using the same crew. The story of that stunning transformation has lessons for every organization: leadership matters - and culture is everything. Mike's written three books - his first, It's Your Ship, has sold over 1 million copies. His Leadership Roadmap offers clear, battle-tested, and actionable ...

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IT’S YOUR SHIP – ACHIEVING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

When Mike Abrashoff took command of the USS Benfold, morale was low, turnover was high and the ship’s performance ranked near the bottom of the Pacific Fleet. Just twelve months later Benfold was ...

NO LIMITS – UNLEASHING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Sometimes in our professional lives we might think we are in a battle to beat an adversary or a competitor when in actuality we are really in competition with ourselves but just haven't figured it out ...

IT'S OUR SHIP – PUTTING THE LEADERSHIP ROADMAP TO WORK

For organizations that want to get serious about improving performance, this presentation delivers examples of the Mike’s Leadership Roadmap in action. Mike reveals how the principles that led the ...

Latest Book

Get Your Ship Together by Michael Abrashoff
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Mike Abrashoff's story regarding the transformation of USS Benfold was well received and appreciated by our event participants. These are challenging times for many and his perspective on leading during difficult times is timely and thought-provoking.

California Bankers Association

Mike was a great fit for our program and we are getting overwhelmingly positive ratings on our post-summit survey. Thank you!

Executive Director - Meetings & Events, Marshberry

Mike did an amazing job and was much appreciated. Thank you!

Marketwired - Vice President, Human Resources

Captain Abrashoff energized our organization in a new and powerful way. I walked away with plenty of inspiration and new ideas—and a handful of new leadership tools that can be applied immediately.

Area Sales Director, US Vision Care - Bausch + Lomb

Thanks for hitting it out of the park for us today. Many Harshaw Trane Associates came up to me this afternoon telling me we couldn't have made a better choice for a speaker with message that was both timely and appropriate.

Vice President - Harshaw Trane

We have asked Mike Abrashoff to speak to our team twice now and he is in high demand for a third appearance. His message and coaching on leadership is perfect for every level of management ranging from the general managers of our stores to our CEO.

COO - Five Guys
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