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When Getting Better Isn’t: The Endless Improvement Trap

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Never-ending, perpetual, ceaseless improvement. To reach your peak and then get better… and better, and better. We expect nothing less from ourselves, our children and even our favorite teams and athletes. Do you feel this pull? Where each new peak in fitness instantly becomes your new baseline? It seems like a good idea, like a […]

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Success Lessons from the Road #10:
The Fantasy of Running In Place

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Want to reverse the downward trends, take a run back to the top? It’s in the upward propulsion of your rising years that you’ll find the answers. It’s intentionally engaging in a phase of “growth” again. Pressing for expansion, once intrinsic to our life—no real plan required—now demands intention and preparation. This is where The […]

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Success Lesson No. 3:
How to Succeed Even When Your Inner Critic Tries to Derail You

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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“What the f%*# are you doing? You’re done. You’ve nothing to prove. This is dangerous…,” the familiar voice boomed. It was the very same voice I’ve heard speak to me so many times while in line at Starbucks say, “Just grab a scone. You’ve earned it.” Louder and clearer than usual on this occasion, I’ve […]

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