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How to Win Your Own Boston Marathon

Only two people can win the Boston Marathon, and that leaves out most of us. But anyone can win a much more important event, namely, the one we call life. To do anything worthwhile, you must do three things, and they’re exactly the three things marathon winners do. First, you must start. This involves a […]

How Geoffrey Mutai won the Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai used more than his legs to smash the world marathon record yesterday in Boston. He used his eyes. And his imagination. Having never seen the course in person, Mutai employed a big-time mental technique to attack it. He scouted the route in a car upon his arrival nearly a week ago. Then he […]

Life Is a Marathon

You’re running a marathon today. Maybe it’s not the Boston Marathon, but it’s a marathon just the same. Life is a marathon, not a sprint. Acquiring skill is a marathon, not a sprint. Staying in shape is a marathon, not a sprint. So for sure you are in a marathon. In the following quote, you […]

What Tina Fey Can Teach All Performers

Tina Fey can do more than write and perform comedy. In the latest issue of New Yorker magazine, she gives us a look behind the scenes at Saturday Night Live and, in so doing, offers an important lesson for coaches, athletes, everyone. “The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready,” Fey writes. “It goes on […]