Tag Archive: inspiration

Apr 22

Just Do Your Job.

Some people aren't loyal to you

I wrote a blog years ago titled, “People don’t want a trainer. Know that and know the truth.” So what did I mean by that? Well…people don’t want a trainer. They want results. The trainer is simply the means to the end, meaning said results. Clients and competitors don’t hire trainers and coaches for their dashing …

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Apr 08

212°: The Extra Degree of Doing

Boiling-Water

Did you know that at 211 degrees, water is hot.  Very hot.  But it doesn’t start boiling until it hits 212 degrees.  You see, that extra one degree takes water from very hot to extremely hot, from almost boiling to boiling. One lousy degree.  But that one degree makes such a huge difference.  That one …

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Mar 31

You. Did. WHAT??

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Years ago, in the early 70’s and 80’s there was a character named SuperDave Osborne. SuperDave, with the self-imposed reputation of “being better than that other guy, Evil What’s his name (Knievel),” was touted as the ‘World’s Greatest Stuntman. SuperDave’s claim to fame was that he’d do any stunt at any time at any place. …

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Mar 12

Competitor-Shaming: What A Shame

Female-competitor-overweight

Y’know, it’s such a shame that, in a sport in which we’re supposed to inspire, empower, and motivate ourselves and others, we do such a ‘great’ job at ripping into others and tearing them down. Why? To make ourselves feel better? To be able to look in the mirror and say, “Well at least I’m …

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Jan 18

The Power of Broke: Sharpen Your Shark Points

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I stumbled upon this great blog by Daymond John, one of the founders of the clothing line FUBU (For Us By Us), which launched his career and propelled him into the multi-millionaire status.  Daymond is involved in many business ventures, one of them being on Shark Tank, which I’ve watched on occasion.   This blog is …

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