Written by: Lynne Edwards Life onboard a superyacht is the ultimate in privacy and freedom, so it’s no surprise that owners and charter guests expect absolute discretion and the best possible service. As crew and a service provider, how can you create an experience your owner and guests will remember for years to come? Before … Continue reading
We couldn’t finish off Series 1 without a special episode and a guest appearance from Luxury Hospitality (LH) founder Peter Vogel himself.
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Purpose truly does come in many forms – it’s not just people that have a purpose, it can be places too.
Which is exactly what we discover in Episode 10 with our latest guest Tony Browne.
He talked with Julia about his own purpose and of Porto Montenegro and how powerful shared purpose can be… Continue reading
Written by: Martin Mainey The most effective leaders motivate and inspire. They lead by example and provide direction to their team. They also nurture the strengths and talents of those in their team and build a team that is committed to achieving common goals. To do all this, competent leaders must be passionate and confident … Continue reading
Written by: Lynne Edwards What makes an effective leader? A common misunderstanding is that leadership depends on a person’s title. However, leaders can emerge at any level within an organisation. If someone can motivate those with whom they work to strive toward a common goal, they are a leader. Anyone working in a team, large … Continue reading
Written by: Lynne Edwards Some people know from a young age what they want to do in life. They have direction and work towards it with motivation and determination. Others don’t know until later in life. Neither is right nor wrong. What is important is being able to identify what matters to you. Your sense … Continue reading
Poor crew retention and how to solve it has been a serious talking point for a while, not least here at OnboardOnline as we look at potential pathways to remedying this enduring and costly issue. With the recent evolution of events organisers ACREW into the crew retention arena following the launch of ACREW+, and their … Continue reading
Written by: Lynne Edwards Happier and more fulfilled crew reduces turnover and leads to greater overall performance onboard. We know this because of our experience working with crew and because the research backs it up. According to a 2017 survey conducted by Impact Crew and ACREW, crew who experience low job satisfaction are likely to … Continue reading
Crew retention is generally perceived to be one of the biggest headaches in the yachting industry, yet cited as one of the most important factors in maintaining an efficient and happy ship. We spoke to leading industry figures in recruitment, training and operations to ascertain the fundamental issues surrounding crew retention – and identify the … Continue reading
Written by: Julia Rogers How well do you know yourself? Are you fully aware of how you think, behave and communicate? Do you understand how your moods, reactions and emotions affect your state of mind? Knowing who you really are helps you to check whether your ideas and your work contribute to what you are … Continue reading