Writing

Engineers with presence

Originally published in Engineers Australia, August 2014

My father was an engineer who became the CEO of a small utility company based in the State of Maine just across the Canadian border in the US. He grew up in Portland and spent his entire working life at the same firm. When I was 16, he and my mother took our family on a ‘grand tour’ of Europe. What interested Dad the most, as we moved from the UK across the Continent, was the varied designs of the water towers he discovered en route…

George Abramowicz – Director SAGe Learning Pty Ltd

“I had the great pleasure to meet Nat Warren-White for the first time in Australia where he delivered several “Presence” programs to our key corporations. He is a magnificent man with talents to sense the needs of each individual participant on the program. I watched as he connected authentically, engaged and stretched each person, with utmost sensitivity and care. If Read More …

Helene Salaun-Freiszmuth, Corporate University Director

“Over the course of 5 years and several different international organizations, I witnessed Nat coach and support C-level and senior management individuals and teams in their leadership and communications development with great success. Nat is highly professional and such a gentle and clever man, with a natural influence, a great sense of humour, and positive energy. I can honestly say Read More …

Choosing the right crew

Originally published in Ocean Navigator magazine.

Finding eager and competent crew while voyaging can be a challenge. The question of how many crew one should engage to help safely sail a small boat around the world is a tough one. Obviously, it’s a matter of personal choice. Some sailors prefer to sail alone and others feel safer and happier with help on board…

More tricky passages

Originally published in Ocean Navigator magazine.

In the September 2013 issue of Ocean Navigator (#212) I wrote about two of our four trickiest passages during our five-year circumnavigation: 1) up and down the Strait of Malacca, and 2) along the “Wild Coast” of South Africa. The other two, in and out of New England, and in and out of New Zealand, I’ll discuss here…