Wins and Losses Series: “Still In” from Military Millions – “Shortly thereafter, things started to explode”

Wins and Losses Series: Still In from Military Millions - "Shortly thereafter, things started to explode"

Hi, Team!   Welcome to another edition of MikedUp Blog’s Wins and Losses Series, where we interview a generous participant about 4 of the best and worst moments of their life. The point? To learn from the past so that we can improve in the future!   If you’re interested in participating in the Wins and Losses Series, please send me a note here (you don’t have to be a blogger to participate!).   Check out the complete Wins and Losses Series Here   (Photo courtesy of Kevin Newton)   This week we have: “Still In” from Military Millions!     Reading through this submission for the first time I was cycling back and forth through moments of laughter followed by moments where my jaw literally fell through the floor… We haven’t had a Wins and Losses Series with quite this much intensity (yet still some humor). Sit back. Enjoy. […]

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Shout-out: It’s Your Ship – Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy

(Photo courtesy of MKulp Photography)   Hello all! Our Saturday morning shout-outs highlight a post/article/book/other that I’ve come across lately that deserves exactly that: a ‘shout-out.’ The goal here is to hopefully introduce my readers to other authors or bloggers that have had an impact on me, my writing, and my life.   This week’s shout-out is: It’s Your Ship – Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy, 10th Anniversary Edition   This is my second favorite business/self-improvement book to date – and I’ve been through a few. In the book, Captain Abrashoff details his unorthodox approach to driving a ship for the US Navy. That’s both in the literal and figurative sense. Rather than traditional Top-Down management techniques that one may assume would come with military leadership, Captain […]

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