It's Our Ship

2014 Volunteer Leaders Summit

Mike Abrashoff tells the inspiring story of how the USS Benfold was transformed into the best ship in the Navy by empowering the crew to take ownership and improve every aspect of the way things were done. Mike Abrashoff addresses the challenges most on the minds of leaders in these challenging times. Collaboration, commitment, cohesion, accountability, engagement, rapid and continual innovation, engaging employees and dealing with generational differences in that workforce – these crucial issues are the ones that that successful leaders need to master. It's Our Ship is about creating a high performance culture where everyone takes ownership and responsibility using real lessons from the business world and focus on innovation, accountability and engagement. His It’s Your Ship philosophy empowered his crew to take charge and use ingenuity and initiative to improve every aspect of the way things were done—all in the interest of improving efficiency and readiness. His results-oriented approach equips you with the strategies, tactics and tools necessary to unleash innovation, lead significant change and increase operational performance both in your organization as well as your chapter or state council.