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QT: What Got You Here May Not Get Your There (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in February of 2017. The post/show notes are more or less copy/pasted from the original post, but the podcast audio is a new take on the topic.


Where do you want to be, with regards to your running, in five years?

What are you willing to change to get there?

Hmm Read more

QT: Utilize External Accountability to Help You Stay on Track and Crush Your Goals


Happy New Year!

I don’t know about you, but I’m a fan of a fresh start.

It’s why I love Mondays so much.

A new week is a new opportunity to do something great.

A new year? It’s like a new week times 52! #mathwhiz Read more

QT: Nail Your Big Running Goals in 2020 and Beyond


As another year is winding down, a lot of runners are starting to make plans for the future.

And if you’re anything like me, you’re planning on some pretty big goals for the new year!

I’m a big fan of setting some epic running goals.

The problem with epic goals is that they usually take a while to be reached.

And by a while, I don’t mean weeks. I mean many months, and sometimes (oftentimes?) many years.

For a lot of people, and runners are no exception, staying on track for months/years is quite difficult.

But it’s not impossible.

So if you have your sights set on doing some big things next year (and beyond), here are some suggestions to help you stay on track and (eventually) hit it out of the park. Read more

QT: The Key to Your Success is What Goes on Beneath the Surface


You know I love me some social media!

These days, Instagram is probably my platform of choice with Twitter still a solid second.

And as much as I’m not the biggest fan of the Book of Faces, I still check in there quite frequently.

But when it comes to social media, especially running social media, far too often what you see is not exactly the complete picture. Read more

QT: How Valuable is an Improvement of One Percent, Really?


If you’re like most runners, and probably most people in general, patience isn’t your strongest suit.

If you have big goals, you know it’s going to take some hard work over time in order to reach your goals.

But if you’re anything like me, you like to see some big chunks of progress on occasion to confirm that you’re on the right path.

While we know that one percent of improvement is still an improvement, it’s easy to overlook that small amount of growth as trivial.

Over time, however, a one percent improvement can be huge! Read more