The Cost of High Performance

Yesterday, I watched the last 30 minutes or so of the Olympic men's marathon. Beyond the runners amazing physical endurance, what was so obvious was their commitment to development. Their ability to perform at such an elite level is supported by their rigorous attention to training and continuous improvement. The world of an elite athlete [...]

The Cost of High Performance2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00

Practice Fast

I have had the privilege of coaching hundreds of people. When I consider the one’s that really upped their performance, during the coaching, there are a few qualities that are common among them. One is this: They practice fast.   When high performing people discover a principle or idea that can improve their performance, they [...]

Practice Fast2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00

Choose A Better “You”

In his book, Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive In Life and Business, Charles Duhigg tells a story about Eric Quintanilla.   Quintanilla joined the Marines when he was 23 years old. He found in the Corps a philosophy of life that taught him how to proactively collaborate with others under enormous pressure. [...]

Choose A Better “You”2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00