A few days before, it seems, I had done a neighbor a little favor. What it was I don’t even recall. It was nothing. And there she was, thanking me in person and offering me a cake.
How to Avoid the Dark Whole of Doughnuts
Standing in a breakroom yesterday, waiting for my turn at the coffee maker, someone pointed to the box of donuts on the table someone had brought in for our team to enjoy.
How to Stiff Arm Dessert
It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that you reach the point in life when you can’t eat desserts like you used to. To help myself out, I developed the 3-Bite Rule.
Changing the World, One Run at a Time
Most people don’t go for a run with the intent to change the world. You can though. I do.
Adulting – 5 Simple Steps to Actual Adulting
My 26 year-old daughter said to me the other day, “Adulting is hard.” I’m not sure when being an adult became a verb linguistically, but in real life, it has always been a verb. Being an adult is just that – a state of being, not to be confused with a numerical age. So, since... Continue Reading →
The Right Thing is the Hard Thing
I always tell my kids that if they need help determining what's the right thing to do when faced with making a difficult choice, the right thing to do is almost always 'the hard thing.' When weighing your choices, the right one is the one that you want to run away from. It's the choice... Continue Reading →
Running Over My Fear
Why register? Why not just start in the middle and run as far as you feel like running? In fact, he had done just that before...
Do Ants Feel Pain?
Are ants as miserable going about their work as me when I'm running? Should I learn from them?
One Mentor, Coming Up!
Can't seem to figure out how to get a mentor? Many of us would love a mentor - here are a few steps help you attract a mentor.
Decision Making is a Skill
Dither, Dither? Several years ago, the leader of a small company I worked for was looking to fill an executive level position and had identified a strong candidate among a group of good candidates. The team was weighing in on the pros and cons of making an offer to the strong candidate. After the typical... Continue Reading →