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COLLECTING RETAINING ENERGIZING WINNING ALICE O. MARTIN PAINKILLER RACING CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB MARCH 19, 2011 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Š 2010 Barnes & Thornburg LLP. All Rights Reserved. This page, and all information on it, is the property of Barnes & Thornburg LLP which may not be reproduced, disseminated or disclosed without the express written consent of the author or presenter. The information on this page is intended for informational purposes only and shall not be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion of Barnes & Thornburg LLP.


SKIPPER/OWNER/CREW BOSS POINT OF VIEW COLLECTING CREW

SOURCES

ADVANTAGES

DISADVANTAGES

FAMILY

YOU KNOW WHERE THEY LIVE!

POLITICS, HISTORICAL BAGGAGE

FRIENDS

ACCESSIBLE, GOOD ATTITUDE

LOSE FRIENDS

OTHER BOATS

EXPERIENCED

BAD POLITICS – POOR FORM

CO-WORKERS

EASY TO FOLLOW-UP

TOO MUCH EXPOSURE

CLIENTS, CUSTOMERS

IF POSITIVE EXPERIENCE, HELPS BUSINESS

THEY SEE YOUR TRUE SELF

NETWORKING

WIDER NET, NO BIG DEAL IF DOESN’T WORK

UNKNOWN FACTOR

CHANCE

GOOD BAR STORIES

UNKNOWN FACTORS

ADS

TARGETS THOSE INTERESTED

HARD TO GET RID OF

FACEBOOK

YOUNGER GROUP

HARD TO GET RID OF


LOOKS EASY


RETAINING CREW CLEAR EXPECTATIONS BOTH SIDES MATCH BOAT PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY WITH CREW GOALS PROVIDE TRAINING – OCCASIONAL “PROS” – NOTIFY OF SEMINARS, HAVE GROUP MEETINGS, PARTIES BALANCE ENCOURAGEMENT WITH CRITICISM ENCOURAGE SOCIAL ASPECTS PROVIDE UPBEAT ATMOSTPHERE DURING RACE – NO INSULTS, CRITICISM AFTER RACE IF POSSIBLE FEED AND WATER THEM (PAINKILLER RECIPE AVAILABLE) PRIZES – SHARE, INTERNAL A COMPETITION


ENERGIZING CREW TEAM SPIRIT HATS SHIRTS FUN NO INSULTS SOCIAL EVENTS VARIETY OF RACES, BOATS (OUTSIDE, WINTER , SPECIAL) TRAINING – IMPROVE SKILLS, ROTATE POSITIONS, SEMINARS


WINNING DECIDE BOAT GOALS - LEVEL OF SATISFACTION 1. MUST WIN EXPERIENCED, COMPETITIVE NO TOLERANCE WEAK LINKS REGULAR CREW MUST RACE ALL FOCUS FROM VERY BEGINNING TO END 2. PREFER WINNING, BUT SAILING, RACING, CREW INTERACTION PROVIDE SATISFACTION EVEN WHEN LOSING 3.

LESS EXPERIENCE TOLERATED, LESS COMMITMENT, HARDER TO ORGANIZE SCHEDULE, SAILING AND SOCIALIZING WORTH IT, WINNING IS “FROSTING” PERSONALITY PARAMOUNT EXPERIENCED ENOUGH TO BE SAFE CREATIVE


CONCENTRATION


AGILITY


Coffee Break  • And other such stuff…


CREW POINT OF VIEW COLLECTING CREW BE VISIBLE – ADVERTISE YOUR INTEREST YACHT CLUBS RACING EVENTS FAMILY, FRIENDS, CONTACTS WORK SOCIAL GATHERINGS CHECK ADS, NOTICES BULLETIN BOARDS SAILING ANARCHY CREW SIGN UPS AREA III MORF ATTEND SEMINARS, COURSES – CONFER WITH PRESENTER VISIT BOATYARDS, DOCKS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HELP OUT ASK MEANINGFUL QUESTIONS


CREW – HOW TO BE RETAINED BE HONEST - ABOUT SKILL LEVEL - GOALS BE ON TIME NO-SHOW = BAD PAY ATTENTION BE AS COMPETITIVE AS THE PROGRAM ASK QUESTIONS WHEN APPROPRIATE HELP OUT WITHOUT BEING ASKED TAKE CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM BRING FOOD, DRINK DON’T COMPLAIN – BE PATIENT EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED, SXXT HAPPENS! IMPROVE SKILLS SOCIALIZE GET TO KNOW THE BOAT BE LOYAL - DON’T BAD MOUTH BOAT, SKIPPER, CREW “IT’S A SMALL WORLD”


LEARN PARTS OF THE BOAT

ALL DIFFERENT


EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED


BE PATIENT

ENJOYABLE CREWMATES HELP


BE AN ENERGETIC CREW DETERMINE YOUR GOALS FIND A PROGRAM THAT MATCHES YOUR GOALS AND SKILLS PITCH IN – BE A TEAM PLAYER IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS MAKE SUGGESTIONS BOAT TRAINING POSITIONS FITNESS PROCEDURES BE COMPETITIVE SOCIALIZE BE LOYAL


IMPORTANCE OF WINNING? DECIDE YOUR GOALS FIND A BOAT PROGRAM THAT MATCHES YOUR GOAL. 1. WANT TO WIN MOST OF THE TIME? ARE YOU DOING YOUR BEST? IS IT GOOD ENOUGH? NO – IMPROVE - FIND ANOTHER BOAT 2. PREFER WINNING, BUT NOT CRUCIAL TENSION LEVEL LOWER 3. WINNING NOT IMPORTANT, KNOW ENOUGH TO RACE SAFELY


CREW MATCH BOAT TO: SKILLS SIZE AND GOALS


THANK YOU ANY QUESTIONS? ALICE O. MARTIN, PH.D., J.D. 312.214.8316 ALICE.MARTIN@BTLAW.COM



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