Running

It all starts with a 3-legged dog.

As a way to torture me during childhood I was forced to join my dad on 5 mile runs through the woods.  I always dreaded these days because I hated running.  Frankly, I never understood the point of suffering for an hour.  I used to wonder who would be crazy enough to actually enjoy exercise. [click to continue…]

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Well, it’s time for another edition of Steve’s Sunday Selections. As always, there are a number of excellent posts that I’ve reviewed today. So it’s pretty hard to pick which ones to include. With that said, here are some of my personal favorites… [click to continue…]

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Here’s an interesting story from this past weekend… [click to continue…]

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Here’s a quick warning…If for some reason we find ourselves in the same gym working out and you see me on a treadmill, don’t get on the one next to me. If you do, you’ll probably be covered in my sweat after about 10 minutes.

Yes, I know it’s disgusting. Seriously, I sweat like a maniac when exercising—especially when I’m running.

Don’t believe me? Well, here’s what I looked like today after a leisurely five mile run. If you look carefully, you’ll notice I only have one small dry part on my sweaty-ass shirt. [click to continue…]

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Over a week ago I described my professional goals for 2010. In this post I discussed how I was going to spend the majority of the year focusing on “communications.” Specifically I want to improve my writing, speaking, and technology skills.

But goal setting isn’t just about professional growth. I also think it’s important to create challenges that’ll help me grow as a man. This is part of my ‘work hard, play hard’ mantra. So while I’m focusing on my communication skills, I also want to set aside time to work on my personal growth. [click to continue…]

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