NO LIMITS: WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS WHAT YOU ACHIEVE
Sometimes in our professional lives we believe we are in a battle to beat an adversary or a competitor when in actuality, we are in competition with ourselves but just haven’t figured it out yet. This presentation will challenge you to think differently on how to set expectations while realizing the only limits that you have are self-imposed.
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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 Mike’s Leadership Roadmap in action. Mike reveals how the principles that led the transformation of the USS Benfold have been put into action at companies and organizations looking to harness the power of their most important asset – their people.
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GO DEEPER WITH HALF- AND FULL-DAY PROGRAMS
Dive deep into the Leadership Roadmap with a half or full-day program. The 2-hour Take Action breakout session, most often used as a follow-on to Mike’s keynote, creates a half-day program that provides attendees with powerful tools and strategies to apply in their work environment.
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In many ways, the USS Benfold was an extreme example of the same problems facing many organizations today. That’s why dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal and Fast Company have cited Mike’s story as an inspiring lesson for business. Leaders especially identify with Mike’s being accountable for the results in an environment where he couldn’t make the rules.
From Mike Abrashoff
Radio Interview on The Paul W. Smith Show about It’s Your Ship.
Mike Abrashoff: Let Me Tell You Something
I come from a family of story tellers. My father was a World War II veteran and our main meal on Sunday was at noon after church. He would always tell his seven children, gathered at the table, stories from his days serving on convoys in the Atlantic. I would sit there mesmerized but would come back to the question: “If I was ever called upon, would I have what it takes like my father’s generation.”
Mike Abrashoff: Change Management – It Begins With Me
It’s tough out there today and no organization is safe. There are a lot of variables that many of us have absolutely no control over. It’s easy to feel like a victim and obsess over the uncontrollable. My advice to you is to forget about what you can’t control and obsess only over that which you can influence.
Leadership Lessons: Why “My Way or the Highway” Leadership is History
The neat thing about what I do is that I get to meet and learn from all sorts of people from all walks of life. Whatever my experience, I realize that I don’t know everything and more important, that I still have tremendous opportunity for growth as a leader.
Why Coaching is the Best Way You Can Spend Your Time
Coaching is one of the most difficult challenges facing leaders today. For starters, it places many outside of their comfort zones because they view it as “an additional requirement for which I have no expertise”.
No Offense – None Taken
My 18-year-old nephew is a Plebe at the U.S. Naval Academy and wanted to spend spring break at his uncle’s house in Miami Beach.
Keywords: Organizational Transformation, Corporate Culture, Turnaround Stories, Teamwork, Military Background, Safety, Change, Reinventing Management, Real Leaders, HR Focus, Improving Performance, Empowerment, Inspiration, Diversity, Innovation, Leadership, Managing/Leading Change, Motivation, Organizational Culture, Peak Performance, Accountability, Popular for Sales Groups, Author, Practitioners, and Execution.