Category Archives: Mike Abrashoff

Mike Abrashoff: Leading With Humility Changes Culture

Former Commander of the USS Benfold, Mike Abrashoff recently reflected on the things he learned from Secretary of Defense William Perry. This is an excerpt: “An arrogant leader makes it tougher for the troops to do their job. Nobody wants to do business with you or your team if you come across in an arrogant…

Mike Abrashoff: Leadership Matters & Culture is Everything

From the lowest ranked performance to the shining star. Would you love to see turn around like that for some of your franchisees? How could that sort of transformation impact your franchise system? Mike Abrashoff took command of the USS Benfold, while morale was low, turnover was high and performance ranked at the bottom of the…

The One Variable Leaders Can Control – Mike Abrashoff

We are delighted to announce the newest addition to the SPEAK! roster – Mike Abrashoff. Mike brings extensive experience helping franchise systems of all sizes engage teams & transform cultures – from home office staff all the way through to your franchisee’s front-line employees.  When Mike Abrashoff took command of the USS Benfold, morale was…