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Income prevents crew leaving yacht jobs

As a coach, I speak with many people about transitions, growth and possibly changing careers. One common theme or concern often comes to the forefront, and …

For a rewarding life continue to teach and learn

Teaching others what we know, ongoing learning and a thirst for knowledge adds satisfaction, energy and wisdom to our lives. Education and teaching enhance the …

Enthusiasm and attitude take you far

Recently, I wrote about deliveries of yachts and it brought back lots of memories. I also started thinking about enthusiasm and attitude, which led me to …

Dealing with indecision

We have all been there, stuck in indecision, not sure which way to go. This could involve your career, a relationship, or sometimes just what is right or …

Good role models make worthwhile listening

Sometimes in life we come across people who can inspire us toward a new level of living. When this happens, it’s important to recognize the opportunity …

Reaching goals require course changes

I was speaking with a coaching client recently about attaining goals and persistence. To clarify a point, I stated (as I often do) one of my sailing/life …

Yacht careers have shelf life; watch for transition

There are many careers that have a limited shelf life. In other words, you can stay in these fields for a certain number of years before age and attitude may …

Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, …

Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, …

You can lose your true self in information overload

First, I do not have a rotary phone, my internet connection isn’t dial-up and I’m not still listening to cassette tapes (although, I may still have …

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