Win the War

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. If you have raced competitively for any period of time, you know that the length of the event can have a significant effect on your emotions. In general, the longer the distance the more mental energy required. I once heard that Ironman racing is 10% physical and 90% […]

A-mazing Athletes (you might want to check out)

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Today is a tribute to a few select triathletes that I am fortunate enough to know. These people have excelled at the highest level of our sport. They are professionals but they are also everyday people. I want to highlight 6 athletes in particular and recommend that […]

Oh, the taper…

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. I HATE THE TAPER! (but love this photo courtesy of cooktraineatrace.com) If you have ever completed an endurance event lasting longer than 5 hours, you understand the importance of tapering. For months, we exhaust our bodies with countless hours in the pool, on the bike and in our […]

Step 5: Passion

Welcome back, I hope you had a fantastic weekend! Today is step #5 of our 6 part PURPOSE series: This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If (and when) you make it to this step, you are most definitely on the “home stretch!” It is not easy to persevere which is why the majority […]

Purpose is a Process

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Do you believe that you know exactly what you were put on this earth to do? This is not a trick question, sincerely! According to Mr Webster purpose is defined as “the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.” I would […]

Is Your Brain Full?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Are you growing or are you dying? There is no such thing as staying the same. A mentor of mine once told me that the day I stop learning is the day I start dying. A few years ago, I made it my goal to learn something […]

World Class: “why not?”

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. It doesn’t matter how insignificant you feel your role on this earth is, BE GREAT AT IT. If you are an assistant to a mid-level manager, make sure that manager feels like he could run through a brick wall! If you are a top level executive at […]

Wasted Talent

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Potential is nothing more than wasted talent. How would you like to make it to the end of your life to hear “he had so much potential?” What if you could have significantly impacted the world? What if your potential led to a breakthrough of some sort […]

Passion that Pays

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Paint me a picture of your perfect profession! What do you WANT to be paid to do? What would you do if money were no object? Go ahead, write it down….. What did you come up with? Superhero, Consultant to the Stars, Professional Athlete, Author/Speaker, Cutting Edge […]

Who’s responsible for your talent?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If I were to ask you who your favorite coach or teacher was, could you tell me without hesitation? What did you like about this person? I am guessing that he or she was consistent in their interactions with you. I suspect that he or she challenged […]

“Killin’ Time”

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. I cannot think of a more arrogant phrase than this. Killing time, seriously…why don’t you just hold your breath? Time is the most precious commodity that any human being has. It is most definitely a limited resource and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. I just cannot […]

The Picture of my Passion!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If you have been reading my blog with any consistency over the last several months, you have picked up on at least one thing… I AM ONE PASSIONATE DUDE! So, for today’s post I wanted to share a picture of my passion at work.. This is what […]

Memorial Day: Boston Strong!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those American soldiers who fought and died during battle in service to our country. That much you probably know, BUT…. An interesting fact that I was unaware of, is that the official birthplace of Memorial Day is Waterloo, New York! […]

Competition

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. What does competition do to you? Does it make you better or does it make you smaller? Let’s consider a series of contrasts as we work through this realization: Does it BOTHER you or BLESS you? Does it GROUND you or GROW you? Does it CRUSH you […]