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Motivation: Where does it come from?

Training for any distance of triathlon takes dedication, commitment—and most of all—motivation. Contrary to popular opinion, I do not roll out of bed in the morning, leap to my feet and run downstairs to the treadmill with a smile on my face yelling, “Woot, woot!” In reality, it's more like dragging myself out of bed […]

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August Book of the Month

How Bad Do You Want It? Mastering the Psychology of Mind Over Muscle By Matt Fitzgerald 2016 This book is focused on endurance athletes. It examines how professional and elite athletes have pushed themselves to their limits to cross the finish line and the ways that they have changed their lives to reach their goals. […]

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June Leadership Book of the Month

The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy Lewis Howes, 2015 This book is simply fantastic! Lewis Howes provides not only information about leadership, he gives the reader practical exercises to help us develop our leadership skills. Each chapter in the book provides a focus on a […]

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Do What Challenges Not What is Easy

Why is it that we always seem to be looking for the easy way out? How many times have you thought to yourself “If I could just win a few million dollars I would…”. This has gone through my mind so many times. Of course, I would need to buy lottery tickets and since I […]

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The Bergeron Method of Goal Setting

Often people decide to set goals that they never get to reach because they haven’t determined what success looks like. Setting a goal like “getting healthy” is difficult to reach if you don’t include a measurement showing what healthy looks like. Smart Goals One of the most popular methods for goal setting is the SMART […]

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Leadership Book of the Month

Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Gain the mindset and skillset to get what you need to succeed. By Kenneth H. Blanchard, Susan Fowler, and Laurence Hawkins Published: 2017 I really enjoyed this book! It was written as a story that helps the reader to get into the life of the main character. It […]

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Blind Triathlete...How Does That Work Anyways???

When I tell people I am a blind triathlete, the inevitable question is: How does a blind person do triathlon? The answer is, “Very carefully.” Interestingly, the things that a blind person needs to do a triathlon are some of the same things that leaders need to enhance their leadership skills. Every person with sight […]

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Journey to Ironman Mont Tremblant

I’m not a pro athlete, coach, or nutritionist, which makes me wonder why anyone would want to read what I had to say. But, I realized there must be people out there just like me: weekend warriors trying to keep fit and healthy, and trying to reach their fitness or personal goals. I am 53 […]

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