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Am I Productive?

  One of the key questions about productivity is  how to measure it.  As a retiree in the most industrialized country on earth, I ponder about it. You see, in the working world, there are process flows, operating procedures, and … Continue reading

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Begin With The End In Mind, Part 2

  This is one of the habits advocated by the late Stephen R. Covey of the “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” fame.  Having the “End” in mind is useful in visualizing and clarifying the desired outcome(s) and paving the … Continue reading

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This Finite Life Of Ours

  We all know that life is finite.   Yoga has this saying that we were born with so many breaths in us.  If so, when is our last breath? While don’t know if the end is near, I want to … Continue reading

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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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