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Taking the Helm: Better leadership relies on forging better habits

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais Leadership and behavior are the same thing. To change our leadership, we need to change our behavior. This critical point often gets skipped over…

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Obamacare penalty eliminated for U.S. tax paying crew

By Maria Karlsson Since Jan. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has eliminated the shared responsibility payment — more commonly known as the individual mandate —…

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Crew Compass: They say five strikes until you’re gone, but I’m at two and holding

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon From youngsters using the opportunities of the yachting industry as a money-making travel experience in a pre-university gap year to the veteran captain/wife teams sharing…

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Crew Coach: Goals important, but setting a course matters most

By Capt. Rob Gannon There is plenty written and spoken about regarding goals, but setting goals and focusing too much on a destination can get in the way of enjoying…

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Taking the Helm: Leaders born in the course of leading

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais Leadership is often discussed in terms of what the “heroic” leader does, what we should aspire to achieve as leaders, or what an author…

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IMI recognizes newly certified marina professionals

The International Marina Institute, the training arm of the Association of Marina Industries, held an award ceremony Jan. 24 in Fort Lauderdale for 12 graduates of its marina manager program…

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US government shutdown closes USCG centers

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed the National Maritime Center (NMC) and all Regional Exam Centers (RECs) due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, which started Dec. 22. The centers…

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