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 […]

My Speech at The Mothership!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Well, it is with much excitement that I share my speaking event at Timex Group USA this past week in Middlebury, CT! http://teamtimex.timexblogs.com/2014/06/08/my-trip-to-the-mothership/

Desire is NOT enough…

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. “IF you want something that you have never had before you must do something you have never done before.” I recently read this statement in Bob Beaudine’s book “The Power of Who.” The point that Bob was making is that new things don’t JUST HAPPEN. I loved […]

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 […]

You say vs. They say

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. You write your resume….They write your epitaph. Think about that for a moment, I mean really think about the trajectory of your life. This post might make you a bit uncomfortable, but I intend to stretch you. What are you telling the world about yourself? What are […]

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 […]

Race Day for Olympians

This post is rated Olympians.               Yesterday I posted for Sprint distance triathlon racing, today is for the Olympic distance race. Your race will cover .9 miles of swimming, 25 miles of cycling and 6.2 miles of running. So here we go.. NUTRITION An olympic distance race is a […]

I just can’t help myself!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman.   I just couldn’t do justice to my excitement with a written post. You heard from me yesterday by pen, now you will see the excitement on my face. RACING SEASON IS HERE!

Hustle

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. I was recently reminded of a word from my past. You may know my good friend Jon Acuff? Jon has accomplished more in the world of speaking, writing, social media, overall awesomeness in life than most. Jon developed an idea to share daily thoughts, motivations, challenges and […]

The Fool

This post is rated Ironman. Welcome to April; how was your “April Fool’s Day?” Did anyone pull a fast one on you? Were you indeed “fooled” by anything unexpected or out of the ordinary? In light of the new month and in recognition of the significance of April 1st, I wanted to direct this post […]

You “tri” so now…KPI!

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. These last several posts have been extremely intentional. I wanted to communicate the importance of goals and that you do more than “just have them.” I hoped you enjoyed the various aspects of the SMART goals review. Key Performance Indicators, aka “KPI” serve as the official measurement of […]

THE “T”

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Day 5 of our SMART goals analysis. Do you have a TIMELINE associated with your goals? Timing creates urgency. A goal without a deadline WILL NOT BE REALIZED. I don’t care how great your intentions may be, goals with open-ended destinations will continue to be goals and […]

The “R”

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Day #4 of our SMART goals analysis. ARE YOUR GOALS REALISTIC? Are you running your first marathon this spring? I sincerely hope that your goals is not go sub 3 hours.. I say that not to be discouraging but to be realistic. Think for a moment on […]

The “A”

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Day #3 of our SMART goals analysis. ARE YOUR GOALS ATTAINABLE? Have you begun to think about specific ways to accomplish your goals? Let me assure you that this goes far beyond the physical considerations of reaching your goals. Since we’re talking sport specific goals, you may […]