Category Archives: Running

4 Ways to Stay Motivated Everyday

Note: I am blogging on behalf of Visa Business and received compensation for my time from Visa for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Visa’s. Visit http://facebook.com/visasmallbiz to take a look … Continue reading

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How Inspiration Changed the Course of My Business

Plan… or be planned for. If you don’t craft your intention, you may fall into someone else’s plan. And what they have planned for you may not suit you. So consider what you want, and plan for it. Clarity simplifies … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

Daylight Savings Time just ended. It’s 5 pm and dark outside.  All you want to do is go home and watch reruns of Modern Family.  I get it.  It takes energy and fizz and a sense of purpose to get up … Continue reading

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7 Sports Philosophies Every Business Should Implement

I love sports.  I especially love the big games – the playoffs and the championship events.  How ‘bout them Redbirds!  The Yankees pulled it off after a season of dead heat with the Orioles.  More good games to come!  And, … Continue reading

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Even the Best Tools are Useless in Unskilled Hands

I started running when I was 13 years old and I’ve been running ever since.  Not continuously, mind you.  But every day or two I head out for a run.  The key to longevity as an athlete is staying healthy.  … Continue reading

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Day of Doubt

Do you ever feel like you hate absolutely everything and everyone involved with your business? Do you wonder why you even show up in the morning? Do you fantasize about pitching it all and running away to Costa Rica? Do … Continue reading

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It’s easier going the other way…

Greetings! You go to the local meet-and-greet of business owners. Everyone is complaining about how hard business is because of… * the economy * a family member __________ (name) * cheap customers * rotten employees Sigh. Let them run against … Continue reading

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When the tide turns…

Greetings! I just put a training schedule for a half marathon on my calendar. It helps me actually GO running instead of talk about running when I am training for an event. I know this for sure: There comes a … Continue reading

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The Challenge…are you willing to do what it takes…

…to build a winning business? Really? I started running when I was 13 years old. It was just about that time that I stop growing tall and started growing…out. Running was a good way to keep my weight down. I … Continue reading

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