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Mastering the Art of Receiving Feedback

In this blog I will tell you why and how honest feedback will build a better version of you. Mastering the art of receiving feedback will certainly make you a stand out leader.  So let me give you a taste of leadership 101. [icon name="heart-o" class=""...

Why Crew Needs Should Be Taken Seriously

The industry is finding itself in a very interesting space at the moment and I am so pleased to say that there are some industry specific business owners, both new and old, who are working together to combat the current issues that we are faced with. Crew welfare...

How to Master the Art of Delivering Feedback

If you are in a leadership role it is imperative that you are regularly communicating with your team on their performance efforts with the utmost professionalism and care. Feedback, when delivered well, enhances performance and increases productivity and morale....

Why Does Emotional Safety Build Greater Teams

According to Harvard Business School, professor Amy Edmondson, defined psychological safety as “a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes.” We can’t deny that we have all been labeled as 'green'...

Sexual Harassment within the Superyacht Industry

I was recently invited to present on the panel at the Monaco Yacht Show on sexual harassment. At the Sea Changes forum, the PYA publicised the results of the sexual harassment survey and shared sexual harassment cases from both female and male crew. The results were...

Why I find counselling helpful

Why Counselling? Being a therapist myself, I too recognise the importance of therapy and how it can positively influence my life. For those who are curious, I thought I would share some personal insights into why I choose to have counselling and why I value it....

How to Source Quality Crew

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link and hiring the right individual is crucial to building happy, productive and successful teams. Here are my top tips for making more intelligent hiring decisions: 1. Before you begin your search or engage any crew agencies,...