Running

My First Races OR How I Became a Runner

Was listening to a podcast the other day and the runner being interviewed was talking about his first races in school. It got me thinking about my introduction to running and racing before I ever put a uniform on my body. FIVE races in five years. And I remember WAAAAY too much about each. It was fifth grade and the culminating activity of the national physical fitness test: the 600… Read More »My First Races OR How I Became a Runner

What Are Your Basics?

Long ago, when he was a relatively new runner, I ran an easy 12 miles with my step son-in-law (is that a real thing?), Brian. It was his first double digit run and actually his first longer than eight miles. His job was to run. My job was to make sure he made it and did so comfortably enough to be chomping at the bit for the next one. I’ll… Read More »What Are Your Basics?

Diligent Transformation During Stay at Home

As someone who travels and then stands in front of people for a living, this whole Corona Virus thing has presented a bit of an obstacle. I had the busiest two and a half month run ever get postponed, cancelled, or taken online. Amazingly, I have been pretty darn okay with it. Yeah, I miss the income (a lot), but had good enough early months to easily keep the ship… Read More »Diligent Transformation During Stay at Home

Daily RICHual #52: Medina’s Rule 1, Exercise

Exercise. In the beginning, we were hunters and gatherers. Researchers estimate that the average person from the Homo erectus group, over a million years ago moved 10 to 20 kilometers a day (6-12 miles). Scientists also believe that this was the time of the human brains most impressive development, man (the species, not the gender) was on the move.

Daily RICHual #50: Social Distancing? My Favorite 20 books – 1-4

In this time of social distancing, some of us have taken to reading. SO, just in case you might need a recommendation or two (or more) here are my twenty favorite books of all time. This was tough because I like A LOT of books. Now, understand that I do not read mysteries, romance, sci-fi or most any fiction. I mostly read non-fiction/get better at what you do books.

Daily RICHual #46: Social Distancing? My Favorite 20 books – 17-20

In this time of social distancing, some of us have taken to reading. SO, just in case you might need a recommendation or two (or more) here are my twenty favorite books of all time. This was tough because I like A LOT of books. Now, understand that I do not read mysteries, romance, sci-fi or most any fiction. I mostly read non-fiction/get better at what you do books.

Daily RICHual #10 . I Run. Why Run?

I run. I’ve run for 53 ½ years, almost 115,000 miles and often I get asked, what are you running from? Are you seeking escape or balance. My answer? both. I love the fact that I have found this activity that not only allows me the opportunity and the challenge of being in touch with myself and my world physically, mentally and spiritually, but also seems to encourage it.  I’ve… Read More »Daily RICHual #10 . I Run. Why Run?

Chop Wood, Carry Water

“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.”  – Buddha. With simply a casual glance at the picture on the left, One could be very confused as to the direction of this article. Yet… with further examination, it’s clear. So, let’s examine further…. The man in the picture (carrying water, by the way), is the greatest marathoner of all time, Eliud Kipchoge. With an extremely lucrative… Read More »Chop Wood, Carry Water

10 Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner

There are two things in my life I have done for a considerable amount of time: running (almost 50 years-over 108,000 miles) and real estate (24 years in many, many capacities). What I have learned from these experiences is that they are incredibly alike. So without further ado, I give you the Top Ten Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner. 10. It sounds real easy… Read More »10 Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner

What is Peak Performance?

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I like the quote used in our last blog post https://richsandsseminars.com/2016/01/2016-a-peak-performance-year/ 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?