Tag Archives: Patagonia

Leaving Spring, Heading to Autumn

Tonight I leave for Argentina, where it is Autumn while the UK is finally getting a glimpse of Spring. After the wettest February in recorded history there are finally a few sunny days. It’s amazing how plants know that their … 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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Behaviours Build Strong Brands and Aligned Cultures

It is easy for someone to copy your business strategy, but they can’t copy your culture. I was recently sent this infographic that describes some of the unique behaviours and activities that have helped companies build strong brands and iconic … Continue reading

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Ancient Art in Patagonia

All art is but imitation of nature.  ~ Lucius Seneca (Roman Stoic philosopher) On a recent trip to South America and the region of Patagonia (flyfishing of course), while staying at the Estancia Laguna Verde lodge, our host, Luciano Alba, told … Continue reading

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Thank You Yellow Dog

Necessity is the mother of invention The outdoors is hard on equipment, and flyfishing gear is no exception. Rods get broken, reels get dropped and bent or full of sand and dirt, flies get lost to snags in the river, … 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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