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GAIN 2018 — Reflections

  You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.   ~Brian Tracy       It is easy to become an island in our thought processes, as well as our social … Continue reading

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Coaches Education — A Day With Team MPI

Yesterday, I had the privelege of spending the day with Team MPI as part of their Coaches Retreat.   The retreat was for their coaches designed for continuing education, networking and FUN!   And while I was the only represetnative … Continue reading

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Starting the Day on Offense

The alarm goes off and the day is underway!  The cats have been walking across me for an hour, and the phone has a million messages waiting for me.   I start the day playing defense.   And I rarely … Continue reading

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The Time Crunched Cyclist

  I recently spent an evening listening to Chris Carmichael, Olympic cycling coach, owner of CTS, and author of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, at Bike Barn in Houston.  He has recently published a new edition of the book, and it was interesting to hear his … Continue reading

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Altitude Camp with Brooks Running

Many of you know that I am serving this year as a Run Influencer for Brooks Running.  The company invited a group of coaches, runners, media representatives and bloggers to join their BeastTeam (middle and longer distance elites) to participate in Altitude … Continue reading

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Coaching with Care

I have been reflecting on those things I can do better as a coach.   One thing keeps coming to mind —  I asked a senior on my field hockey team if she was OK.   Well, let me rewind … Continue reading

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Enabling or Empowering

As I have been on this journey of self-evaluation and self-growth as a coach, I had an 'Ahhhhh' moment this afternoon. I have been in an intensive learning cycle this week at GAIN 2016, and snoozing in a lecture….., listening … Continue reading

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GAIN 2016

I am up! Check… Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond my control, I will be missing the early morning session at GAIN today. Yesterday, GAIN 2016 began. I have been participating in GAIN (Gambetta Athletic Information Network) for several years, and … Continue reading

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