Merry Christmas to you! From Ireland. For the first time since my second Christmas…1966…50 years ago…I am spending Christmas in Ireland! … More Nollaig shona dhuit!
I will admit, that while coaching I learn a lot from my clients. And so often my clients work through their issues and come to conclusions that really resonate with me. This week’s lesson was about the importance of female friendships for women. … More Ladies, we need to stick together!
Want to get away for a holiday weekend? Want to race? Here’s a few suggestions. What are your favorite holiday races? … More Make it a Running Holiday
Fourth of July – Independence Day – is my favorite holiday. The main reason is it’s a low pressure holiday. No gifts to buy. No cards to send. No obligation to spend time with crazy relatives. You don’t even need a date to celebrate properly. It’s also a truly American holiday, something we all celebrate … More Happy Holiday
Like any tree that weathers the storm…it’s flexible, yes (able to bend, not break against the strong winds), but it is also held in place by solid ground and strong roots. … More Mother’s Day Reflections
I just made my plans for Father’s Day weekend. With my father and my daughter’s father both gone, it’s a good time for us to get away; spend some time at the beach. But this isn’t really something new. For many years I spent Father’s Day weekend with my parents on Shelter Island (New York) … More My Parents 10k
A faithful reader of this blog asked me several weeks ago, “what is it that you do?” Glad she asked. When I explained what I’ve been doing as a consultant on and off for the past eight years, it led to a lunch, and ultimately a job helping her bring more structure to the non-profit … More What I do
Don’t know about you, but my NCAA picks went down in flames! March however isn’t just about the NCAA Tournament, so let’s turn our attention to something else. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition of that, I’d like to introduce you to an organization that I support: AliveAndKickn. I first met AliveAndKickn … More March Madness: Why I support AliveAndKickn
Several weeks ago, I wrote about how runners make better employees. I’ve also discussed how running made a difference in my own career. My theory has long been that running can lead to career success. About 18 months ago I came across a study that proved my theory. Peter Limbach, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and … More Running: Non-Profit CEO Success Story
On Friday – the 20th Anniversary of the day I officially started running – I posted a picture on FaceBook of the wall in my home office where all my running medals, plaques and memorabilia hang. One of my friends challenged me to take a picture of my favorite medal and share why. This is it… … More My Story: Part 1