• Consistent High Performance

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 Daily Thought 2018   Consistent High Performance Since the beginning of writing this blog over 10 years ago, I have read and considered many books. Dr. Stephen Covey started this journey of leadership and personal growth when I read his “First Things First” booklet. It started a hunger in me to

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  • The Pulse of Life

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Daily Thought 2018   The Pulse of Life Nature itself has a pulse, a rhythmic, wavelike movement between activity and rest. Think of the ebb and flow of the tides, the movement between seasons, and the daily rising and setting of the sun. So too, human beings are guided by rhythms,

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  • Adversity is Opportunity

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Daily Thought 2018   Adversity is Opportunity Sometimes we face challenges in our lives and we tend to look at them negatively. Why me? The struggles consume us and we withdraw from things to avoid the pain. If we can look at these challenges differently we can use them to build

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  • The Rituals of Activity and Recovery

    Monday, April 16, 2018 Daily Thought 2018   The Rituals of Activity and Recovery The most important role of rituals is to insure an effective balance between energy expenditure and energy renewal in the service of full engagement. All great performers have rituals that optimize their ability to move rhythmically between stress and recovery. The

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  • Be The Exception

    Friday, April 13, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 Be The Exception How many times have you gone to the gym or been out in public and see someone of advanced age living well and accomplishing amazing physical feats and think I hope I can do that when I am that age. We admire people who have

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  • Pick A Big Fight

    Thursday, April 12, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 Pick a BIG Fight Pick an event or challenge that you have not done before that is outside your current view of your ability to complete, or do something you have done before but on a whole new level. If your goal is to truly lift yourself to

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  • Relentless Optimism

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 Relentless Optimism Younger Next Year the book takes a deeply optimistic look at aging, and for good reason; you have a choice in how the rest of your life goes, and it can be great. The rules are pretty straightforward: exercise hard and you will grow younger, care

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  • The Power to Change

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 The Power to Change Emotion is physically stronger than thought, which suggests a very different emphasis in the way we conduct our affairs. Cognitive therapy, the science of teaching people how to train their thoughts into more positive patterns, has proven to be as effective, if not more,

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  • What It Means to Be a Spartan

    Monday, April 9, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 What It Means to Be a Spartan This last weekend our Kinetic Heights OCR team competed in the Charlotte Spartan Sprint Race Saturday and Sunday. After 12 weeks of intensive training and 2 offsite training events our team of over 20 racers and some guest racers took on

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  • Motivation for Training

    Friday, April 6, 2018 Daily Thought 2018 Motivation for Training Motivation is key to a successful training program. Unfortunately, you can’t buy, rent, or borrow it – it has to come from within. Motivation comes from finding your own meaningful reasons for exercising. Here are a few ideas that might help inspire you: Work out

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