Rob Gannon

Rob Gannon is a 25-year licensed captain and certified life and wellness coach. He offers free sample coaching sessions and can be reached at rob@yachtcrewcoach.com.

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Work ethic can change lives

I’ve read and overheard a lot over the past few years about the work ethic of new — and even some not-so-new — crew in the yachting industry. It sure…

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Don’t let fear get in the way of new opportunities

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We are in that time of year where many yachts are bringing on new crew for the winter season. That means new and exciting — and sometimes quite challenging —…

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Boat show boredom, exhaustion, chance to practice acceptance

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The end of October brings the global yacht industry together for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. It’s quite a display with the glistening megayachts all lined up stern-to along…

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Two powerful Ingredients for job performance

I’ve been in my working life for over 40 years, a captain for nearly 30 years and a certified coach for seven years. With all those years in my wake,…

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Plans resolutions are not just for New Years

Hey, what’s up? What are you up to? What’s new and exciting? If your answer to someone posing these kinds of questions has been “not much”, “nothing”, or “you know,…

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Live from inside out to avoid issues

I appreciate the opportunity this column provides for sharing principles I’ve come across in my continuing study of human behavior and the human experience. In this space I would like…

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Attitude can be everything, positive or negative

Last month, I wrote about thoughts and changing what we think about. I mentioned the “train of thoughts” and where it can lead. Another place thoughts bring you is to…

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Changing your thinking can change your life

I had a great conversation recently with a coaching client about changing our thinking habits. The power we have to direct our thoughts can have enormous effects on our careers,…

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Changes coming to the yachting industry

I recently had the opportunity to speak along with The Triton’s Stew Cues columnist, Chief Stew Alene Keenan, at the Triton Expo. It was an interesting and informative session, though…

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Being a good crew member helps leaders lead

There have been a number of articles written and views expressed regarding leadership recently but what about the flip side? What about the art of following?     Obviously, not…

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