3 Lessons Learned From My First Marathon

Victoria Marathon 96

3 Lessons Learned From My First Marathon! “The culmination of many months of training and the realization of a dream.” join our community On Sunday October 13, 1996 I ran my first marathon; The Royal Victoria Marathon in beautiful Victoria B.C. It was the culmination of many months of training and the realization of a dream I had held for many years. With so very few people ever finishing a marathon it was something I am so proud to have achieved. I am not sure if you’ve ever run a marathon, but it’s a real test on so many levels. …

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Smile – The Power Of One Small Act

Smile At Runners

The Power Of One Small Act Smile! “A smile… might mean all the difference in the world to a complete stranger.” Join Our Community Of Entrepreneurs This morning was a perfect morning for a run. With a big smile on my face I headed out the door. The sun was just making an appearance on the horizon and I could feel the warmth of another sunny summer day as I began my walking warm up. I’ve been a runner for many years now. I usually run alone and love the solitude of getting out on nature trails and running where …

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Happiness, Life’s Too Short For Anything Else!

happiness

Happiness Life’s Too Short For anything else! “Are you happy?”   join our community of entrepreneurs It all starts with a simple question! Are you happy? I was reflecting on a post about happiness that I wrote way back in 2012 called “Daddy Are You Happy?” after a powerful experience with my, then, 3 year old daughter. It got me focused, once again, on what a perfect question it really is to ask on a regular basis. Are you happy? Sure your answer may be more complicated than a simple yes or no but this is where it all has …

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Challenge Everything – Your Inner Child Will Lead To Your Ideal Life

Challenge Everything

Challenge Everything! Your Inner Child Will Lead To Your Ideal Life “Kids naturally had that curiosity, adults have lost it.”   Join Our Community Of Entrepreneurs It’s time, once again, to challenge everything! Do you remember as a child always asking why, over and over, about everything? You probably drove your parents nuts. Maybe your kids are doing that to you right now! Do you take the time to explain why, each and every time, allowing them to embrace that curiosity or did you get frustrated and claim “because I said so… that’s why!” I’m sure we all did that …

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I’ll Sleep When I Die

Sleep Deprivation

I’ll Sleep When I Die The Entrepreneurs Call To Arms “One sleepless night, no problem, but…” join our community of entrepreneurs I’ll sleep when I die! The call to arms of the entrepreneur. One of several badges of honour business owners tend to hold tightly to and one that needs to change; big time. Do you know of a business owner with that mindset? You know, you see them in the mornings with bags under their eyes looking worse for wear. They always seem to be gulping down cup after cup of coffee every day, maybe all day. Then if …

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