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Strengthening a weak mindset

Hard to admit this, but … my #1 challenge when racing Ironman is strengthening a weak mindset. This post shares my #1 tool to develop a peaceful & powerful mindset. First, let me share this.  Early into training I learned Ironman requires more mental strength then physical strength. Of course it’s physical.  You must swim Read more about Strengthening a weak mindset[…]

Commit To You

Last weekend I had a great time in San Francisco visiting friends and enjoying some R&R.  But by Monday the only drink I wanted was water, and the one thing I needed was a run to sweat out the toxins. I was not committed to a run till 10 a.m., and only embraced it around Read more about Commit To You[…]

Designing Military Tag

Love is in the details

Last night while attending the Society of Women Engineers meeting at BuildIt Workspace – Yes, I crashed that event! 😉 – my engineering ignorance came to mind: Designing tags will be so easy.  NOT! Not all adhesives stick. Not all paint covers.  Prototype templates need designing. Measurements must be calculated, chemicals must be measured.   Let’s Read more about Love is in the details[…]

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Kaisen

Yesterday a fellow athlete and overall amazing person, Vaughn Ripley, introduced me to a new word, a new concept, one that I instinctively learned by racing Ironman – Kaisen. Kaisen is a philosophy about continuous improvement or self-changing for the best of all. From what I can tell, Kaisen is primarily applied to manufacturing, engineering, business Read more about Kaisen[…]

Happy Monday – It’s a beautiful day

Why does Monday get a bad rap?  I think it’s the best day of the week.  After all, it was the day I was born. Plus, every Monday gives me a fresh, new feeling like New Year’s Day and Easter, which brings a sense of a clean slate – so to speak. Here’s a thought: Read more about Happy Monday – It’s a beautiful day[…]

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Day 12 – Angel vs. Devil

Having an angel vs devil moment between a pear and a chocolate donut. Logic tells me the donut is no good, but my mind is trying to justify eating the beautiful chocolate mouth-full-of-joy because I just swam 50 laps. Then I think about yesterday’s conversation with Kelly Urbani, founder of Strength Wraps and one bad-ass Read more about Day 12 – Angel vs. Devil[…]

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Day 10 – Be disciplined

With work, life and tri training, stress can seep in. One way to help avoid that is to be proactive. For example, today is a very busy day filled with three meetings and final editing for an article and TNG Real Estate’s annual CSR report. With so much going on meant tri training needed to Read more about Day 10 – Be disciplined[…]