Tag Archives: Bill Yeargin

Miami Watersports Complex hosts first annual Jungle Jam competition

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Miami Watersports Complex (MWC) hosted its first annual Jungle Jam competition sponsored by Nautique and Hyperlite. Jungle Jam is a competition utilized to encourage new riders to compete and incorporate the professional division. The competition hosted 47 riders where 20 of them competed for the first time. “It’s really amazing seeing the community spirit here at Miami Watersports Complex, the ...

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Expect the Unexpected

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By Bill Yeargin Despite many of us having an inclination toward hindsight bias, which is believing we saw things coming when we actually didn’t, I haven’t spoken to one person who claims to have predicted the events of 2020. We have lived through a pandemic, social unrest, an economy that is struggling and a crazy election; as I have often ...

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Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT 2020 launching soon

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ELEVATE SUMMIT is where top marine industry visionaries and emerging leaders convene over strategic content to connect, collaborate, cultivate and celebrate. And hundreds of people from across the industry are already registered to attend the free, one-day, virtual event taking place on Tuesday, November 17, beginning at 8:30 am CST. “We have a full day of compelling content, proprietary industry ...

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Boating and the environment

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By Bill Yeargin Labor Day afternoon I received an email from the White House inviting me to join President Trump and other leaders the next day for an event regarding Florida’s environment. Florida’s environment has always been important to me and the event was at one of our state’s most special sites, the Jupiter Lighthouse, so I quickly accepted. During ...

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Busting the creativity myth

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By Bill Yeargin This blog, without hyperbole, could change your life. First, imagine what your life would be like if you were more creative. Would life be more fun? Would people find you more interesting? Would you do better in your job? Make more money? Would you have a more positive impact on the world? I’ll bet the answer to ...

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Thank You, Secretary Bernhardt

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Last week our team was honored with a visit from U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt. Secretary Bernhardt, the 53rd Secretary of the Interior manages over 20% of the land in the United States, a huge responsibility, so we appreciated his visit. I had met Secretary Bernhardt previously at a White House meeting, but this visit was the first ...

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Boating – The 2020 Antidote

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By Bill Yeargin It seems unnecessarily obvious to state this but, so far, 2020 has been challenging. First, dealing with COVID-19 and now experiencing the unrest over inequalities in our country. To many, it seems like we should hit a “reset” button on the year. Despite the chaos, people are looking for ways to reconnect with those most important to ...

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Being “crisis ready”

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By Bill Yeargin The past 100 years has seen one crisis after another; WWI, the Spanish Flu, the stock market crash, the Great Depression, WWII, Korean War, flu’s of the 50’s and 60’s, Vietnam War, Oil Embargo, inflation, sky high interest rates, the ‘87 stock market crash, the Gulf War, 9/11, the Great Recession and now COVID-19. You’d think we ...

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Surf’s Up

By David Gee Up. That’s about the only direction the towboat segment has known for some time, give or take a few tough months. Bigger boats. Heavier boats. Boats with more ballast. Boats with more features. Higher price tags. And more sales. And 2020 continued that trend. For a short while anyway. Malibu Boats, for example, reported in February that ...

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Lessons from Gulliver’s Travels

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By Bill Yeargin Interested in a classic book that is fun to read and full of leadership lessons? Read (or re-read) Gulliver’s Travels. Gulliver’s Travels, written by Jonathan Swift, is the first-person account of Lemuel Gulliver, an English surgeon and sea captain who visits remote regions of the world. A brief reminder of Gulliver’s four trips is as follows: - ...

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