Tag Archives: self-awareness

Turning points: what they tell you about performance, and yourself

When it comes to successful training and races, we all hope for a “turning point.” That is the moment when the body and brain kick into gear and things begin to roll. Making good on the promise of a positive … Continue reading

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Seeing a young man off to college

With social occasions delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it was difficult for graduating high school seniors to find the right time to transition toward college or other plans beyond. As a result, the graduation party for a young man … Continue reading

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Making life harder than it needs to be

Yesterday’s blog offended a few people. The number of followers dropped by 20 overnight. It’s happened before. Whether it was the topic of excrement, my treatise about crap-spattering baboons or the political criticism leveled at certain political figures… that eclipsed … Continue reading

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How do you grade yourself as an athlete?

Getting good grades is one of the ways we measure our success in life. “Making the grade” is also how we’re assessed in business and other pursuits as well. How do you grade yourself as an athlete? Most commonly we … Continue reading

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The 7th Man syndrome: Three keys to becoming better than average in your athletic or business pursuits

By Christopher Cudworth For the first three years of college cross country, I ran in the Top 7 at the Varsity Level. And that was good. But it wasn’t great. For a variety of reasons now known to me to … Continue reading

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