Running 50 Miles: 6 Lessons in Perseverance

What’s it like to run an Ultra-Marathon, and how do you motivate yourself to finish any great challenge? Today’s post will be a little different.  In 2014, the year I turned 50, I somehow came to the notion that I should celebrate a half-century of life by trying to run 50 miles in one day.  […]

Leadership Incubator

Leadership Incubator

I think one thing often overlooked in the world of leadership is patience. We’re always in a hurry to get things done.  We have to produce results immediately.  Yesterday, if at all possible. To make that happen, some leaders reduce themselves to the idea of “the louder and harsher the better.” Kind of in the […]

White Gold: A Story of Persistence

White Gold - A Story of Persistence

With obstacles, frustrations and nay-sayers, how do you find the persistence  you need to succeed? It’s one thing to have a great idea or an inspiring vision.  Sticking with it until you are successful can be an entirely different matter.  In this instant-gratification world, we can all learn a thing or two about persistence from the story […]