James Kell

A sailor and photographer, Kell started Sailing Virgins in 2016.
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Sailing in Style: Top Brands for Sailing Sunglasses

by James Kell / IN Gear / August 03, 2023

When sailing on the open sea, vision remains one of the biggest challenges due to the bright sun, blinding reflection on the water, strong winds, and saltwater...

Mastering the Art of Delegation: Leadership Lessons from Navigating a Sailboat

by James Kell / IN corporate, Performance / July 04, 2023

Have you ever thought about what sailing a boat and leading a team have in common? As an entrepreneur or executive, navigating the waters of your industry can often...

The Power of Disconnection: Why Unplugging on a Sailing Retreat Can Boost Your Productivity

by James Kell / IN corporate, Performance, Mindfulness / June 21, 2023

Introduction: The Paradox of Productivity and Constant Connectivity

In today’s rapidly-evolving digital age, the line between work and play is becoming increasingly...

Resilience at Sea: How Sailing Adventures Foster Mental Toughness in Professionals

by James Kell / IN Performance, Mindfulness, Self-Care / June 14, 2023

The wind was whipping wildly, the waves rolled tumultuously, and the yacht threatened to pitch with each surge. Amidst this chaos stood Jack, a high-performing...

Breaking the Glass Ceiling on a Sailboat: Empowering Female Leadership Through Adventure

by James Kell / IN women, corporate, professional development, leadership, adventure, Mindfulness / June 04, 2023

In a world where the executive suite is often populated predominantly by men, female leadership is not just about claiming the corner office. It's about...

Sailing Virgin: Your First-Time Guide to Sailing Adventures

by James Kell / IN Beginner, First Time / May 25, 2023

The Genesis of Your Sailing Journey

"Why sailing?" you may ask. Why not snorkeling, or climbing, or simply lounging on some beach somewhere with a cocktail in hand?...

Monohull vs Catamaran: A Deep Dive into Design and Performance

by James Kell / IN catamarans vs monohulls / May 21, 2023

The Genesis of Two Designs

In the world of sailing, the debate between monohulls and catamarans is a tale as old as time. The history of these two iconic designs...

The Art of Self-Care for High-Performing Professionals: A Sailing Retreat Guide

by James Kell / IN Mindfulness, Self-Care / May 20, 2023

The Need for Self-Care in a High-Stress Environment

In today's fast-paced world, the demands of high-performing professionals are greater than ever. A...

Overcoming the Fear of Failure: Lessons Learned on a Sailing Retreat

by James Kell / IN leadership, Failure / May 15, 2023

Often, the greatest obstacle to success isn't a lack of skill or resources, but the pervasive fear of failure that lurks in the shadows of our minds. It can...

The Impact of Mindfulness on Decision-Making during a Sailing Adventure

by James Kell / IN corporate, leadership, Mindfulness / May 07, 2023

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