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After 45 Marathons, Here are Ten Things I’ve Learned About Growth

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Many of you might be at an interesting time of your business cycle; how to finish the year strong and above plan … and creating and defining your next year’s growth plan. By now, in August – if you’re on a fiscal = calendar year – you’ve … [Read more]

Shadows in the Night – Singapore Sundown Marathon

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I love running in the night – except the body is so confused when the start time is around 1:20 a.m., but it does keep the heat down here in Singapore to a balmy 85 degrees, rather than 90 or 95 degrees.  I don’t love getting a massive cramp in … [Read more]

100K/2 – Singapore UltraMarathon (TGSR)

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I hadn’t even finished two kilometers of what was supposed to be a fifty kilometer race and I wanted to quit.  It was brutally hot, and going to get hotter, the course was either up or down with little flat, my legs were already hurting and I … [Read more]

Om Mane Padme Hum – On the Kathmandu and Everest Tragedies

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The story and pictures and videos are devastating to watch.  The earthquake in Nepal and the avalanches triggered around Mount Everest have killed more than 4,000 as of this writing and at least 17 climbers on Everest.  One can't help but be moved … [Read more]

Five Lessons on Leadership from Lee Kuan Yew

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This past week has been very sad here in Singapore. You can see it on the faces of colleagues, friends and people we encounter every day like taxi or bus drivers. You can hear it on the radio, see it on the TV, and feel it on the streets. When I pass … [Read more]

Ten Leadership Lessons from Everest

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Between 22,000′ and 26,000′ on Everest, I spent time on some big thinking about the similarities of the mountain and leadership. When your own life and goal are in danger and success is not guaranteed, you have to both lead, manage yourself and … [Read more]

Save a Life – It Might Be Yours

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The other day, I received an email from a friend and colleague that changed the way I think about running and taking care of yourself (and others).  It gave me chills, and still does.  For purposes of this post, I'll call him Brent.  I asked him … [Read more]

2014 – Year in Review

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It was a year marked by births, deaths, weddings, happiness and sorrow, and life changing events like moving 9,000 miles away from our friends, family, children and grandchildren.  Mostly though, We are filled with tremendous gratitude and … [Read more]