Tag Archives: flyfishing

Leadership Lessons from Fly Fishing

It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming.          ~John Steinbeck Trout are a lot like people; both predictable and highly unpredictable. The … Continue reading

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Character: Actions, Not Words . . .

If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.  ~Cowboy Wisdom Fishing is definitely a solitary pastime.  Just you, the rod, line, fly and (hopefully) a big fish.  As a result there … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing . . .

“The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.”  ~Herber Hoover Every once in a while (far too infrequent I might add), I have the opportunity to take some time off away from consulting and … Continue reading

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Destination Flyfishing: The Good News and the . . .

“There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.”  ~Roderick Haig-Brown Few of us who enjoy flyfishing are fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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ATVs and Strategy Execution

The ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle), or Quad Bike as they are commonly known, has revolutionized the world of the outdoorsman. Whether it is hunting, ranching or farm chores, the ATV has become the overwhelming choice for personal transportation and work in … Continue reading

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Another Real Honour (or Honor) . . .

Giver’s Gain.  ~Thomas D. Willhite This week a wonderful blogger, Sandy at Another Lovely Day, nominated me for another blog award, Family of Bloggers.  Sandy is one of the first blogs I started following well over a year ago and … Continue reading

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Recognition is always nice . . .

I have just had the honour of being recommended for the 2012 Blogger of the Year award by not one, but two of my favourite blog heroes. This is a great honour since I consider these two bloggers to be … Continue reading

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