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"Dano Ybarra's book Guiding Your Raft is filled with gems of wisdom from his impressive business background. Dano's leadership lessons provided actionable insights in every chapter and I found myself often taking notes of things I will immediately apply to my current portfolio companies."

Paul Ahlstrom

Managing Director and Co-founder of Alta Ventures and the Alta Innovation Institute, Co-author of Nail It then Scale It

"Insurance agents thrive if they apply exceptional leadership, sales, and operational skills. Guiding Your Raft, 17 Lessons in Leadership is full of inspiring examples of all three skills. I recommend it as a must-read for anyone running an agency or a business."

Paul Middleton

President of his insurance and financial planner corporation 41 years

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Guiding Your Raft
17 Lessons in Leadership to Safely Guide Your Business Through Calm and Tumultuous Waters


The Ybarra family listens and executes as their guide leads them through dangerous white water rapids.
Heading into an "eddy".
Lesson Two

DON'T QUIT, CHANGE THE RULES

GAMING TABLE

Photo by Darren Ybarra
Lesson Two

DON'T QUIT, CHANGE THE RULES

CHILDREN'S TABLE & CHAIRS

Photo by Darren Ybarra
Lesson Two

DON'T QUIT, CHANGE THE RULES

240Z

Photo by Darren Ybarra
Lesson Two

DON'T QUIT, CHANGE THE RULES

BEAVERWOOD PRODUCTS

Photo by Darren Ybarra
Lesson Six

OVER-PREPARE, THEN GO WITH THE FLOW

YBARRA COMPANY

Photo by Michelle Ybarra.
Lesson Six

OVER-PREPARE, THEN GO WITH THE FLOW

DANO LEFT, BROTHER DAREN RIGHT, DANO'S FATHER-IN-LAW CENTER

Photo by Michelle Ybarra. Dano left, brother Darren right, Dano's father-in-law center.
Lesson Thirteen

THREE QUICK LOGO DESIGN TIPS

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Lesson Thirteen

THREE QUICK LOGO DESIGN TIPS

QMS

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Lesson Thirteen

THREE QUICK LOGO DESIGN TIPS

240Z

Photo by Darren Ybarra
Lesson Thirteen

THREE QUICK LOGO DESIGN TIPS

YAHOO!

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Lesson Fourteen

FIVE "SENSE-ABLE" ESSENTIALS TO MARKETING YOUR PRODUCT

FlowPoint/Efficient Router

Lesson Fourteen

FIVE "SENSE-ABLE" ESSENTIALS TO MARKETING YOUR PRODUCT

The Lemon Tree