Is it possible to explain the secrets of life and leadership through the process of competitive sailing? You be the judge. Read on to unveil the mystery and power of what lies beneath the surface in your place of work, your family and your life. Learn how to shift with the ever- changing conditions of your environment and effortlessly ride the tide toward a more fulfilling life. Through its poetic tapestry, this book will help you learn to weave a team together into autonomous unity as it strives to achieve a common goal. With sailing as your guide, tap into seemingly hidden forces that will help you succeed in life and as a leader. Even though you can't change the wind, you can always adjust your sails. This book gives you the proper bearing needed to navigate rough waters and find your way to smoother seas where you can Sail On to archieve your greatest potential. "Perfect for a rainy day, warm fire, and hot coffee ... it is GREAT! " - Terry Hutchinson, America's Cup Skipper and Tactician, 2008 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year, six-time World Champion and father of three. "Melissa Deveney has managed to mesh ancient Eastern wisdom with insights and metaphors associated with becoming more attuned in sailing and in life." - Dr. Tim Herzog, Licensed Counselor and Mental Skills Coach at Reaching Ahead, Former Head Coach at Boston College Sailing Team and self-proclaimed "nerd". "Not only does this book insight a reevaluation of our world view... it suggests independent lenses through which life experience can be assessed as they are allowed to influence our own sense of self." - William Mace, Retired Director of Electronics at NASA during the "Space Race", designer of the X-15 nose cone (the first of its kind to self-correct flight trajectory) and devoutly active member of the Episcopal Church. "Melissa Deveney has written an easy to read, thoughtful book that is a must read for all competitive sailors. By following these concepts a sailor will excel using the mind to handle any situation the wind, water or competition throws at you. These helpful ideas should be reviewed before any major race." - Gary Jobson, President of US Sailing, America's Cup Champion, US Sailing Hall of Fame Member, Author, ESPN Commentator, Emmy Winner and Lymphoma Survivor.