Tag Archives: Focus

Why It’s Better to Finish 3rd Instead of 2nd

Quick question: Who’s happier when standing on the podium during the Olympics? The person who won the silver medal or the person who won the bronze medal? You might be surprised by the answer to this question and the reason … Continue reading

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What the Germans teach us about prioritization

There is one leadership mistake I see happen often that renders a leader ineffective. As a leader, we are responsible to make key decisions. It comes with the territory. These could be decisions related to directional or strategic decisions or … Continue reading

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Go ahead and quit! It’s easier

In just over a week I am running a half marathon. Admittedly, I am not very fond of running long distances, so I’ve been training for weeks and have learned this is not a race for the faint of heart. … Continue reading

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Bring It! Like P90x Tony Horton

“Your most important pitch is your next pitch. Your most important game is the next game.” This is something I heard Leo Mazzone, the former Atlanta Braves pitching coach, say a few days ago. The meaning of this is it’s … Continue reading

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How To Get Fat By Listening to Yourself

Two times over the past five years I’ve taken on the challenge to lose weight. I set a target weight, chose a plan and went after it. Each time I was able to meet my goal and hit my target … Continue reading

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What do you do when the going gets tough?

When you were a kid someone probably said to you at some point, “When the going gets tough the tough get going.” For me this was usually followed with other sayings like, “Rub some dirt on it” or some other … Continue reading

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Five Feet for Five Minutes

Have you ever experienced a challenge with communication or connection with your wife or husband? In a world powered by social media, our relationships at times can be reduced to a series of text messages, emails or tweets. This challenge … Continue reading

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