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When things are looking up, don’t look down

I once had a boss who told me, “I like you a lot more when you’re smiling.” Now, the circumstances surrounding my resting dour face were not exactly common. So let’s set the stage. I’d just started a job as … Continue reading

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The 10 Principles of a Good Coach

By Christopher Cudworth The most important trait of people who are successful in athletics, and in life, is that they believe in themselves. Which means that the most important job of a coach at any level of sport, from kindergarten … Continue reading

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Paying it forward as a runner, teacher and coach

Cathy Ganshirt Morlock has long been a successful educator in the Marion, Virginia school system where when she teaches 5th grade students. In 2012 she was named the district’s Teacher of the Year for her leadership and best practices in … Continue reading

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Oh my God. I’m out of breath.

As kids most of us grew up running and playing, riding our bikes and generally exerting ourselves without the term “training” associated with our activities. When we got tired, we either stopped or begged others to stop the game while … Continue reading

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