It’s 01:17 am on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, and I am drenched, shaking and in excruciating pain. In my mind, however, I tightened my fist in victory. I had done it. I had just crossed the finish line of the COVID-19 Ironman course in Dubai. Here’s a full account of my socially-distanced adventure.
Many parents tend to project their dreams and their idea of success onto their children’s futures. They make choices for them, rather than with them.
My wife and I adopted a different approach. We decided to set goals with our children, not for them.
I went from running a 10k once a year to running 250kms across the Sahara desert. It took a grueling training regimen, many miles of running and my calendar needed to open up to fit in a lot more training time. Here’s what my ultra-training schedule looked like, alongside work and family time.
Find out how goal-setting has transformed business for me, and how you can and should turn your dreams into actionable goals, too.
Are you struggling to get to the needle-movers, the important items on your to-do list?
It turns out the military has some interesting tactics on hitting targets and keeping their missions under control. Let’s see if we can learn from them, shall we?