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12 “Must-reads” for Leaders

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin Reading dozens of books a year is typical for me, and while not all of them are business-oriented, many are. Apparently, this is not unusual, as a Fast Company survey of CEOs found that the typical CEO reads 60 books a year. As President Harry S. Truman said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are ...

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Pandemic +1: Where are we now?

By David Gee and Adam Quandt Global pandemic. Do you remember when you first heard those words? When dealerships closed their doors and production lines shut down did memories of ’07 and ’08 come flooding back like a bad dream? Did you wonder where this was all headed? Well, we may still be wondering that today, but at least the ...

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What’s next?

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin After three decades in the boating industry, it takes a lot for me to be surprised. Good times, bad times, and pretty much everything in between has happened, but the past 18 months have been unlike anything our industry has experienced. We shut down 90% of our industry’s manufacturing plants in the spring of 2020 while wrestling ...

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Correct Craft to be carbon neutral by 2025

Correct Craft recently announced its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025. Correct Craft said it will approach this sizable goal by investing its resources in long term solutions to lower carbon emissions. Correct Craft has been intentional about identifying how much total carbon it emits and the sources of the emissions from the company’s locations across the U.S. Correct ...

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Sean Marrero to speak at Innovation Summit

Chief Strategy Officer of Correct Craft and President of Watershed Innovation will speak at the Marine Industry Innovation Summit on implementing innovation within organizations. Watershed Innovation exists to create a better tomorrow today for customers and is built on the idea of separating disruptive innovation from sustaining innovation. Over the past three years, Watershed Innovation has evolved by using three easy ...

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Innovation Summit announces Protomet’s Jeff Bohanan as speaker

The Marine Industry Innovation Summit recently announced Jeff Bohanan, founder and President of Protomet, as another speaker to the unique event being held on September 9th, 2021.Bohanan will speak on a mindset for innovation. He will share his thoughts on why the future provides unprecedented opportunities for the marine industry and how the key to growth is having an infinite ...

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Innovation Summit announces Brunswick CEO as speaker

David Foulkes, CEO of Brunswick Corporation will speak at the Marine Industry Innovation Summit on September 9th, 2021.Foulkes, an industry leader known globally  for his focus on innovation and creation of an ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification and Shared Access) strategy at Brunswick, will speak on how to implement innovation and highlight how those innovations are creating elevated experiences for the ...

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Correct Craft announces Innovation Summit

Correct Craft has launched a new Innovation Summit for those within the marine industry; it will be held on September 9, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. EST. The Innovation Summit is underwritten by Correct Craft and free for all attendees. After the positive reception of Correct Craft’s two Culture Summits, Correct Craft is proud to announce the Innovation Summit. ...

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Correct Craft CEO releases new book

Correct Craft president and CEO, Bill Yeargin, released his fourth book, Education of a CEO: Lessons for Leaders.This book includes a lifetime of leadership lessons. Yeargin shares his own CEO education including being part of successful teams leading global organizations, attending classes at the world's best universities, reading dozens of books a year, and traveling to over 110 countries. Yeargin is ...

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Riding the towboat sales wave

By David Gee The NMMA recently reported that retail unit sales of new powerboats in February 2021 were up 34% compared to the same time period last year. Segment leaders included wakesport boats, one of many categories seeing double-digit increases YOY. These latest sales figures for the towboat segment follow a strong 2020, with NMMA reporting unit sales around the ...

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