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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Can leadership skills be learned

The recent survey in The Triton on leadership was interesting [Triton survey, January issue]. It revealed some numbers that I believe got our attention and hopefully generated some conversation on…

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Owners and egos on delivery

I really enjoy the view from where I live. I’m right on the Indian River, which is the Intracoastal Waterway about 100 miles north of Ft. Lauderdale. I particularly enjoy…

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Is this yachting life right for me?

Here’s a question for you: Are you living a life true to yourself or one others expect of you? Ah, a big question, I know, but I’ve found in this…

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When do captains know when it’s time for a change?

Some captains stay in the industry for the long haul, possibly until they retire. Others do not, moving on to other things, a different life. What are the signs? When…

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That hard-to-define quality gets you hired

I’d like to start my column this month by thanking all those who attended my seminar at the Triton Expo in October. We had a great discussion about emotional intelligence…

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Ask tough questions to get answers for progress

Sometimes it can be helpful and enlightening to take some time and do an honest self-assessment. You know, take stock and take a good look at where we are, who…

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How to handle the drama onboard

I didn’t plan on writing about this, however; it seems there is a certain TV show out there that is getting a lot of attention these days. That’s right; I’m…

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Update your navigational charts for life

I’ve done some interesting deliveries of yachts in my day. Some of these vessels were well equipped with the latest electronics for navigation, updated publications and charts on board. Others,…

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The Yachting Life at Midlife

I have written some columns in the past year directed more toward those just starting out or new to the industry.  But if you’ve been in this game for a…

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Storm reminds us what is important in comparisons

Many of us compare our things to other’s things. But as a life coach, I steer people away from comparing their lives to other people’s lives. Well, this past week…

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