It’s Your Ship

What do you think? It’s a question that ranking officers don’t often ask of their crew, but it was crucial to Michael Abrashoff. His book, It’s Your Ship – Management Techniques from the Best Damned Ship in the Navy, details how he turned around his crew’s performance on one of the worst ships in the navy. In this Bregman Leadership Podcast, he details the first three steps he took as a new commanding officer that challenged the status quo and built a foundation of respect and trust within his crew.