Tag Archives: goal accomplishment

Going Alone

  The danger of nationalism such as “Make America Great Again” or Brexit is this: it limits our human potential. For the success of humankind, collaboration, not isolation, is required to achieve success. Put it another way, winning at all … Continue reading

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Waiting For New Year?

  With the new year just a few days away, here is the question: is 2019 a disappointment for you? Many would say yes. Even the Queen of England called it a “bumpy” year. Brexit not withstanding, progresses around the … Continue reading

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Don’t Feel Like It?

  Once in awhile I fall victim to my feelings.  I don’t feel motivated, not interested in pushing hard, wanting to stay in bed longer, etc.  Understand that as human beings we are subject to our mood’s fluctuations.  Once in … Continue reading

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Setting Marathon Goal

  Each year I set my marathon goal.  While the outcome is straight forward, either I met it or not, the process of setting my goal is far from simple. Let alone the subsequent training and race day performance.  Allow … Continue reading

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21 Mile Run – Post Marathon

  Ran 21 miles this morning. It took me 3 hours and 49 minutes, about the same duration as my Erie Marathon time.    Sounds crazy?   Nay. It was a loooooong social run in that I was accompanying a fellow … Continue reading

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“I Believe I Can Fly”

  Like the 4 minute mile barrier shattered by Roger Bannister in 1954, today Elioud Kipochoge, the reining Olympic Gold medalist, proved that the 2 hour marathon barrier is a myth.  He broke it in Vienna Austria with a time … Continue reading

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Getting The Job Done

  You can call me an “executor.”  Once a decision is made, I follow through regardless circumstance of hell or high water.  Maybe it’s the discipline from my marathon training, my work habit, or my personality.  Or just maybe action … Continue reading

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Don’t Hold Back

Aging has a tendency to make one conservative. You know how that works: lessons learned, experience accumulated, risk averse, wiser, yada yada . . . The reality is, I believe as we get older, our fear of getting hurt increases. … Continue reading

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No “Right” Way

Claims on possessing of the “right” ways are copious.  Bookstore shelves are filled with  them.  Self help, business potential, investment strategy, leadership, etc.  You name it, and they have it.  But truth be told – there is no “right” way.  … Continue reading

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The Future Is Now

  Whether the glass is half full or half empty, the reality is the same – the future is now.  Paul Kalanithi, author of When Breath Becomes Air, wrote ” Most ambitions are either achieved or abandoned; either way, they … Continue reading

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