Habits of Excellence: Work, Fun, or Both?

Wade seemed to be having a rough day.  This kid normally dominated our Opti practices, winning the favored end with ease, exhibiting almost flawless boathandling, and sailing clean.  But today he was starting late, sometimes from the unfavored end, and he was spinning for hitting marks.  And yet he had a smile on his face as he overcame a [...]

2017-09-27T22:53:35+00:00By |Performance, Sailing|

Spring [Ethical] Cleaning For Your Practice

When Spring comes along, it is typical for many of us to engage in “Spring cleaning;” packing away winter clothes, vacuuming, airing out the house, etc. But in your practice, do you also engage in Spring cleaning? It is a wonderful chance to enhance your own performance as a consultant and to become more ethical. More ethical? Yes, you [...]

2017-09-25T21:21:56+00:00By |Career|

Drilling Down to the Core of Anxiety

A wonderful definition of anxiety is "an overestimation of threat plus an underestimation of ability to cope." Where does an overestimation of threat come from? Often times, ambiguity can take on a life of its own. There is a fear that something catastrophic may happen, but that catastrophic event is really an unknown. Keeping that "catastrophic event" in the [...]

2017-09-25T21:20:51+00:00By |Life|