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Is Perfection the Goal?

May 6, 2013


In a world where information is given to us in bite sized morsels of “Top 10 Ways To…” and “Five Things to Improve Your…” ย we are focused on summarizing and optimizing the path to perfection. I mean, that’s the point right? To get all the information we can to make everything we do better, faster, […]

Hooray! A New Failure and Another Step Towards Success

April 8, 2013


Two years ago, I landed my dream job that provided what at the time was endless possibilities, more opportunity than I could handle, a work/life balance that most people dream of and a decent salary to boot. Unfortunately, that new-job-smell wore off within the first year and was replaced with the stench of more work […]

Planning: The Ultimate Stalling Technique

January 31, 2011


This is a hard post to write for me because I’m a notorious and obsessive planner. I like to think things through make a plan and follow it. My motto has always been “You can always change your plan; as long as you have one”. I’m big on goal setting, and goal setting is essentially, […]

Those Days

July 24, 2010


Ever had one of “those” days? The days where nothing in particular goes wrong but somehow you get worn out, it’s grinds you down, chips away at you one test of will at a time? Maybe you were exhausted, you burnt your toast, you spilt the milk, you couldn’t find your car keys, your hair […]

Race Report – Osoyoos Half Iron

July 19, 2010


It’s been a crazy week and after a long hot race, the arriving of houseguest, a wedding on the island and 4 days in Tofino, I finally have a moment to do the race report from last weekend. I’ll start out by prefacing that this was not a great race for me. I went up […]