goals

Stubborn Goals

Ok, here it is, as clearly as I can say it… Nationals is in 2 weeks and I’m not going. I committed to a goal back in October, when I registered for the 2014 USA Triathlon National Championships – Olympic Distance. – and I’m not going. Ugh. I delayed and languished over this decision for weeks and […]

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Breaking Good

Rest day = Time to reflect on my first week with my new coach. Right now, what I’m most aware of is the impact of change on my routine.  My training volume hasn’t really increased, but the amount of time it takes me to complete a training has increased, noticeably. On the busy days when there […]

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Swim – Cruise Finder #1

The 1st step in any good planning is to figure out where you are. My coach, being a really good planner, needs to know where I am with my swimming.  So today’s swim workout was geared to finding my baseline.  Kelsey tells me that this will be my “cruise time”. Today’s cruise-finder workout: warm-up (my […]

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My coach – preview

“There is hardly anything you can’t do if you have, and you nurture, the proper support systems.  Don’t lower the goal, increase your support.” ~Jim Hayhurst Sr I have my new, big goal – competing strongly at the 2014 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships – Olympic Distance. Now I need to increase my support […]

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Unexpected Joys of Running

Sully and Mike Wizowski were right.  There’s more energy in laughter. This past Sunday, I ran the Ashland Half Marathon.  The plan was to leave the garmin at home and run in a tutu and fairy wings,  1. It was so close to Halloween and 2. To remind myself that I was doing this one […]

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Step 1. Commit

I’m an advocate of thoughtful goal setting & planning. Everyday I work with business  leaders to help them identify and develop meaningful and achievable goals.   This is the core of my  professional success.  I know this like I know the sun will come up later this morning. And yet…here I am (again).  I’ve started another massive challenge just […]

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