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Category: Exercise

The Hyper-Competitive Economy

All you have to do is look around for 10 seconds to see that the world has become an increasingly hyper-competitive environment. Everybody is looking for an edge in the quest to get ahead.

Many people think that the only competition worth recognizing is the competition that comes from within. We must compete against ourselves and raise the bar on our personal best — making today better than yesterday… and tomorrow better than today!

Do You Have The Guts…

So often when we look at our lives, we filter it through the lens of someone else’s life.

When we look, we can’t really see below the surface, since we don’t have X-Ray Vision. So what we see is their shape… their smiles… their homes… their cars… their toys… and infer some degree of happiness on them. They LOOK happy, so they must BE happy.

Breathing Life into Your Someday Dreams

From the time I can remember, maybe around 4-5, my life revolved around making dreams come true.

My dad and I read the Tom Swift and Horatio Alger books together. Hard work resulting in wealth — well beyond the dreams of a little boy living on the east side of Fremont Ohio — was the message.

Going on grand adventures, in far off lands was the hope envisioned.

I have always felt emotionally connected to the future. To all those Someday’s yet to be lived.

Do You Have The Desire?

So often we think about success in the abstract.

Winning and losing. Making more money. Career advancement.

What we need to remember is that it is our inner-desire to reach our full potential that drives enduring success.

If you are completely happy with the way things are, you will never change. No need. If you are perfectly content with who you are… what you do… and how you do it, great! You have no desire to grow any further.

However, if you recognize that you are a work in progress and that you have the potential for serious improvement, each and every day, you have the right spirit for fast-tracking your success track.

More Work ~ Fewer People

For the last few years, down-sizing, right-sizing and constant reorganizations have left companies confused and conflicted.

Smart leaders know that people are their most important asset, yet payroll is the first thing to be slashed and burned.

The result is that every company in America is now required to do a whole lot MORE with a whole lot LESS.

The battle cry from the boardroom to the lunchroom is Greater RESULTS ~ Fewer PEOPLE.

The Power of Spaced Repetition

“Humanity needs practical men/women, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit.” ~ Marie […]

The Fit Smart Fast Challenge

The Message is Clear: The more we learn, the more we earn.

The more we burn, the better we feel.

We need a nation of people who are committed to performance excellence — personally and professionally.

We need a nation of people who are FIT. We need a nation of people who are SMART. We need a nation of WINNERS who believe in the beauty of their dreams and are willing to do the work to realize them.

Making Time For Exercise

As a certified personal trainer and editor of a popular fitness site, FitnessGear101.com, I’ve heard every excuse in the book when it comes to why people dont exercise. However, the one that takes the, pardon-my-pun, fitness cake is lack of time. A day doesnt go by without one of my clients professing that they simply […]