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January 2016

The Six Pillars of Peak Performance

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A pillar is, according to Merriam-Webster, “a firm upright support for a superstructure.” If you want to support that superstructure which is your business, or even your life, you need strong pillars. And the more super you want that superstructure to be, the stronger your pillars must be in order for it all to work. At the core of Peak Performance is Six Pillars. They are Planning, Leadership, Excellence, Attitude,… Read More »The Six Pillars of Peak Performance

What is Peak Performance?

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I like the quote used in our last blog post from Neotherapy that went like this: ““Peak performance is the maximum enhancement of all mental, emotional, physical and situational elements that let us reach optimal level.” Again, It’s not just physical, not just the act of “doing” something at your best effort. It’s a combination of elements that cause us to deliver a peak performance. Greg Wells, PhD, said this: “Peak… Read More »What is Peak Performance?

The Challenge Is ON! or is it really?

I have accepted the challenge. Or I guess I did. It was going to happen anyway, so why not make it official? Yes, I have joined the 2016 miles in 2016 challenge.Two great guys, Adam Goucher and Tim Catalano at Run the Edge, have created this outstanding multi-layered challenge for people wanting to get off the couch (or easy chair, or wherever). For more info, go to Very cool.Anyway, like… Read More »The Challenge Is ON! or is it really?

2016: A Peak Performance Year

“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden We’d all like to give our best: you, me, everyone (at least I like to believe that). When we give our best, we create experiences that enhance the lives of our customers, clients, friends, family and in a wonderful,… Read More »2016: A Peak Performance Year

Why Does a 91.8% Full Glass Seem Half Empty?

335 to 30! That’s a crushing margin. If someone, or some team, won any kind of game by that much, it would be an overwhelming slaughter. 335 would rule the day (year)! Then, why am I so upset about the 30? I ran on 335 of last years 365 days. That’s 91.8%. I should be pretty happy about that. As you can probably guess, it’s the 30 that is bugging the crap out… Read More »Why Does a 91.8% Full Glass Seem Half Empty?