Once You See It

…You can’t unsee it. Ignorance is bliss.  You don’t know what you don’t know… until you do.  These are some of the potential cliche titles that I considered for this week’s blog. The truth is that since my “awakening” ride, I have been mentally and...

Three Hours to Clarity

Last Tuesday afternoon I saw this tweet from Steve Magnus, the author/co-author of some of my favorite books— Peak Performance, The Passion Paradox, and Do Hard Things:  “When does your best thinking occur? I’m going to take a guess that it’s not when on your phone or...

The Ever Evolving Why

Ironman weekend is one of my favorites of the year. It is busy. It is chaotic. It is exhausting, even when only spectating. I believe that my empathetic connection to my athletes and their experience is one thing that makes me a good coach. But it also means that I...

Best Wishes, Warmest Regards

As most of you know, I have been quite busy lately— coaching many athletes to their goal races that have been a year(s) in the making; taking on excited new athletes; sending two kids off to/back to college and getting the last one left at home ready for senior year;...

Community Holds Us Together

A news flash for your Monday: Life is full, with many high and low points. And sometimes, the highs dabble in the lows, and vice versa. Kids moving out, losing and gaining new career opportunities, the stress of creating exciting new businesses, the vulnerability of...