Michael Joyce, CEO of Hargrave Custom Yachts, Inks Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release “Counter-Attack”

Posted by mattcollins on Jul 30th, 2010

Michael Joyce, businessman and CEO of Hargrave Custom Yachts, Inc., has recently signed a publishing deal with marketing and business book publisher, CelebrityPress, along with nationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, Brian Tracy, to release the book “Counter-Attack.”

Orlando, Fla. – July 30, 2010 – Businessman and CEO of Hargrave Custom Yachts, Michael Joyce, has joined with CelebrityPress and noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy, to publish a new book titled, “Counter-Attack: Business Strategies for Explosive Growth in the New Economy.” Celebrity Press™, founded by JW Dicks, Esq. and Nick Nanton, Esq., is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world.

In 1977, Michael Joyce moved to Florida to work for legendary yacht designer Jack Hargrave. In 1981 he opened a yacht importing business in Fort Lauderdale, distributing several leading brands of yachts before returning to take over the Hargrave Company in 1997. Since taking over the company he has led Hargrave to become the number one builder of custom yachts in the 70’-135’ size range in the US market.

Brian Tracy is Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 53 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year.

The forthcoming book, “Counter-Attack: Business Strategies for Explosive Growth in the New Economy” will feature Michael Joyce and Brian Tracy along with leading experts from around the world across diverse fields of business.  The book will feature business lessons that business owners can use to fight against declining revenues and learn the secrets of success in the new economy.

To learn more about Michael Joyce, please visit http://www.hargraveyachtsales.com

To learn more about CelebrityPress™, please visit http://www.CelebrityPressPublishing.com

About Michael Joyce:

Born in Philadelphia and raised in Haddonfield and Spring Lake, N.J., Mike and his wife Jan currently reside in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida along with their five dogs and enjoy spending their summers on a small island in the 1,000 Islands region in Ontario, Canada.

Career Overview – He began his business career in the music industry in the 1960’s when he signed a recording contract with MGM Records and went on to produce records for RCA, Cameo Parkway, and Diamond Records. In 1969 he owned and operated a New York based marina and service operation before moving to Florida in 1977 to work for legendary yacht designer Jack Hargrave in West Palm Beach. In 1981 he opened a yacht importing business in Fort Lauderdale, distributing several leading brands of yachts before returning to take over the Hargrave Company in 1997 upon the death of the founder. Since taking over the company he has led Hargrave to become the number one builder of custom yachts in the 70’-135’ size range in the US market.

Education - Attended St. Francis Prep in Spring Grove, Pa.; Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, N.J.; and Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. where he majoring in English. He is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course, Dale Carnegie Sales Program, and numerous American Management Association programs.

Service Organizations – Past Director of Rotary Club, Ft. Lauderdale, Past Director of Florida Yacht Brokers Association, Marine Industries of South Florida, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association,

Charitable Activities – Supports numerous local and regional charities including the Humane Society of Broward Country, Jason Taylor Foundation, Love Thy Neighbor Homeless Feeding Program, Salvation Army, Ft. Lauderdale; Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California.

Clubs & Associations – Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, Florida; Coral Ridge Yacht Club, Ft. Lauderdale; Antique & Classic Boat Society and Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, New York.

To learn more about Michael Joyce, please visit http://www.hargraveyachtsales.com