New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Captain D. Michael Abrashoff Knows First Hand How to Get People to Take the Initiative

The story of how he turned a ship with 365 disgruntled sailors into one of the best in the U.S. Navy is now legendary.

Boston, MA, July 18, 2011 – New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Captain D. Michael Abrashoff knows first hand how to get people to take the initiative. The story of how he turned a ship with 365 disgruntled sailors into one of the best in the U.S. Navy is now legendary. In his new eBook, Abrashoff explains how to build your crew’s confidence by giving them an unexpected opportunity to shine, encourage challenges to established wisdom and authority, and keep increasing expectations.

About the Author:
At the age of 36, D. Michael Abrashoff became the much admired skipper of USS Benfold, a troubled ship that, in a short 18 months, he and his crew transformed into the best guided-missile destroyer in the U.S. Navy. Publications from Fast Company to the Harvard Business Review heralded their achievement. Abrashoff himself told their story in a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling book, It’s Your Ship. Now a consultant to large corporations and a popular speaker on leadership topics, he is the founding partner of Grassroots Leadership Solutions. Abrashoff is also the author of It’s Our Ship and Get Your Ship Together.

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