The purpose of reflection is not to punish yourself, it’s about knowing yourself. The hard part about reflection is figuring out what to reflect on, and why you feel resistance. If you are looking to improve some aspect of your life – either personal or professional – you need to forget about secret sauces, magic pills, or formulas for success. If you really want address a limiter, you need only one thing…a fraction of self discipline.
Nice work on getting the new GIG! I know how hard it is to go through that process. I’ve done it a few times myself, and one thing I have learned is you really don’t want to waste all that effort and the joy of being selected by not having a plan to get up […]
We hear a lot about innovation in business. Thinking outside the box. Identifying the way things are done, finding better, more profitable…more effective ways of doing things. Innovation and invention are the evolution of business, but I think they happen for a simpler reason…Humans want to avoid pain. Pain isn’t just a physical manifestation…it can […]
Your Social Media Network Has No Value If you are active on social media, you know that the name of the game is building your Network. I mean…I guess that’s why you are doing it? But really…what is the purpose of having a network of followers? What are you going to DO with it? It’s […]
Exceed Your Limits Or Die Much of what I have read regarding finding success focuses on the glory of the result, and not so much on the 90% — the hard work that needs attention daily to GET to the result. It’s the 90% that needs your attention, your motivation…your consistent dedication. Otherwise…you are stuck on a […]
It’s coming up on a year since my last big race, and I am busy training for another. This time, I am also dealing with a professional hurdle that I didn’t plan for. I just found out I need to find another team to lead. Maybe I should be more specific – I need to […]
During your months of Ironman training, (click link for a simple plan), you will talk to a ton of people who have raced Ironman before. You’ll read endless articles and watch everything you can find about race day, trying to determine what to expect, what the vibe will be like…and no doubt you will scare the shit out […]
Preparing for Triathlon is HARD! But you did it…and now you need to pack for your trip. Don’t sweat it. Use this as a guide to get you organized and packed. I’ve done 3 Ironman races, 1 Ironman 70.3, and many Olympic distance races…and traveled to all of them. This helps me prepare.
Nothing is more frustrating than putting all of your effort into sales activities to close a deal, only to get to the close date find out your deal is dead. The frustration is on MANY levels…including the folks who are reporting the business. It’s management’s job to forecast the business. Forecasting deals is the center […]
Don’t I know it! Look, as someone who slogs hours at a time on the bike, and long runs a couple of times a week during Ironman training…I can tell you, not only does my muscle tone disappear (infant arms), but my belly fat appears to accumulate. If it happens to me after burning thousands […]