Road to OCRWC: Update - Part 2

After qualifying for OCRWC in June, I used the rest of the races this season to get me ready to survive the future weekend in Blue Mountain, Ontario. July FINALLY! An OCR/Ninja gym has come to Wisconsin! Legendary Fitness brought to Milwaukee…

Road to OCRWC: Update - Part 1

It's time for the long overdue update on my journey to qualify for OCWRC!! So long in fact that I'll summarize the highlights by months. March The offseason training continued. Nothing out of the ordinary. April We started the month off…

Busy Doesn't Mean Productive

A few years ago when I was in college, I learned a concept called the Pareto Principle. Have you heard of it? Essentially it states that 80 percent of our results come from the top 20 percent of our priorities. It matters because I discovered…

4 Keys to Leading Yourself First

If we are honest with ourselves, we’ll admit that the toughest person to lead is ourselves. ~John C. Maxwell 1. Learn to follow before you try to lead. Only a leader who has followed well knows how to lead others well. Good leadership requires…