My alarm reverberated obnoxiously, disrupting the stillness of my sleep far too early this morning. I am committed to wake up early in order to exercise, read and pray. However, each morning when the alarm rings, it is a fight to keep these commitments. My brain comes up with every conceivable excuse to avoid getting … Continue reading Rain, Running, Misery… and a Way to Choose Optimism!
Several years ago, I owned an old silver 1999 Honda Civic. It seldom broke down and when it did the repairs were extremely inexpensive. However, I often forgot to have the oil changed. One day I heard a clunking sound in the engine and watched as smoke began to billow out from under the hood. … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Establishing Great Habits
Rich Froning is the World's Fittest Man. Some say he is the fittest man in history. The title of World's Fittest Man is given to the man who wins the World Crossfit Games each year. Crossfit is a community within the fitness world in which participants engage in many different fitness activities across a wide range of disciplines. Competitors … Continue reading 3 Habits That Unleash Greatness!
Overview: This incredible book tackles the question of why in spite of uncertainty, chaos and market volatility, some companies thrive and others flounder. Collins tackles this question by comparing companies who out performed their competitors by a factor of 10 (he calls them 10Xers) given a similar timeframe and set of variables. Collins research unearths … Continue reading Book Summary: Great by Choice (by Jim Collins)