Tag Archives: relationships

Day 3 Week 9 – A Vicarious Living

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree For close to a year, I have been living vicariously through someone. Yes, indeed. You see, I have been campaigning for this candidate who is running in a competitive race for a … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, inspiration, marathon training, Politics, relationship | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 1 Week 9 – Establishing Rapport

7 miles easy pace, hot & 83 degree The quickest way for me to establish rapport with strangers is through small talk.  From my summer job in school as a door to door salesperson to canvassing for candidates now, this … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, marathon training, relationship, social | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Week In Review – 17 Jun 2018

Week Eight of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 41.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. Stephen Covey, author of the the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, advocated an inside-out approach … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, big data, leadership, marathon training, Politics, relationship, social media | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 3 Week 8 – Compassion Lost?

7 miles easy pace, sunny & 70 degree In a market economy, winners take all in beating their competitions. To survive, a business needs to cover many bases, but foremost is to win. Because without winning, a business won’t last … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, leadership, relationship, social, value | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Day 1 Week 8 – Self Worth

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 65 degree Do you value yourself?  If that question sounds silly to you, add this, “more than others do?” –  Do you value yourself more than others do? Often our self-worth is influenced by … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, health, marathon training, relationship, value | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 5 Week 6 – Embracing Self?

  Rest day, no running. The physical act of embracing self is not difficult.  Extend arms, stretch, and wrap around the body, the best you can.  Done.   That is the easy piece.  More difficult is the spiritual-emotional aspect of embracing … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, relationship | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 5 Week 4 – Friday Thoughts

Rest day, yoga, and rainy. Saw another school shooting in the news (the 3rd one in 8 days).  It happened this morning in Santa Fe, Texas with 8 reported dead. Shocking as the news might be, I was stunned by the … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Goals, relationship, social, value | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 5 Week 3 – Normative Versus Special Behaviors

Rest day, no running. Thoughts on Big Data: Normative behaviors form the standards for the group in question.  They reflect the collective expectation for what is acceptable.  In my residential community for instance, I am expected to maintain my yard … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, big data, Goals, social, value | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Day 5 Week 1 – The Housing Conundrum?

Rest day – no running. When I was visiting Hawaii a couple of months ago, it was clearly pointed out to me that Hawaii has a shortage of houses to meet the demand.  Apparently, Hawaii is not alone. Why don’t … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, inequality, leadership, Politics, social, value | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Day 4 Week 1 – Who Do We Trust

3 miles at easy pace, sunny & 57 degree On the topic of trust, author and lecturer Rachel Botsman intimates that our trust with the traditional institutions (e.g. government, bank, and church) has been on a decline.   This erosion of … Continue reading

Posted in life, marathon training, relationship | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment