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Mike Abrashoff

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship Thought Leader & Co-Owner, Aegis Performance Group

Took command of the near-worst performing ship in the Navy; 12 months later it was named the best ship in the fleet – using the same crew.


Inspires people to think differently about organizational culture and how they lead. Key takeaway: don’t dwell on what can’t be controlled; focus on the one thing they can influence.


Shows why the most important thing a captain can do is see the ship through the eyes of the crew. Learn to empower every individual to share the responsibility of achieving excellence.


Top-down leadership is dead. When the crew would present a problem, Mike’s signature response became “What would YOU do? It’s YOUR ship!”

Read more about Mike

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship Thought Leader & Co-Owner, Aegis Performance Group

Took command of the near-worst performing ship in the Navy; 12 months later it was named the best ship in the fleet – using the same crew.


Inspires people to think differently about organizational culture and how they lead. Key takeaway: don’t dwell on what can’t be controlled; focus on the one thing they can influence.


Shows why the most important thing a captain can do is see the ship through the eyes of the crew. Learn to empower every individual to share the responsibility of achieving excellence.


Top-down leadership is dead. When the crew would present a problem, Mike’s signature response became “What would YOU do? It’s YOUR ship!”

Read more about Mike