My favorite place to travel is located 26 miles off the coast of Southern California, an island called Catalina. My family spent a lot of time there as I was growing up and I have a deep connection to the raw and untouched feeling of the Island. I like to call Catalina the closest furthest place we can get. It truly is an untouched part of California that we are so lucky to have access to.
Cyn and I have a ‘77 Cal 34 sailboat named BINGO and we sail over to the Island as much as we can. When I’m sailing I can disconnect from technology and connect with nature. Being around nature and appreciating the ocean and its wildlife truly centers me to my core. It makes me better at my job, in my life and in how I relate to the world around me.
My time in Catalina has sparked a love for sailing. There is something amazing about harnessing natural energy into motion.
Sailing is a good analogy for life and business as you truly don’t have control over the winds, but you always have control over how you trim your sails.
For me, when I am not speaking, I’d rather be sailing. And when I reach my destination, it looks like this…