Tag Archives: goals

Why are some blog posts so much more popular than others?!

Like many bloggers – call us recreational bloggers – I write for myself more than for a readership.  After more than 5 years in the blogosphere, some years writing my heart out and other years trying to wean myself from spending too … Continue reading

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I know I keep saying this, but it’s time to start running again

I haven’t blogged about running for a while because, well, I haven’t been running! I’ve been going through a spell where I wasn’t sure I’d be able to again; a few energy and injury issues, an aging body, and it’s … Continue reading

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How do we mentor women when there aren’t enough female role models?

“Where are the women? How do we engage more of them?” This concern has been posed to me in three different contexts in the past two weeks, and in each case, I’m very pleased to say, by men. The specific questions, coming … Continue reading

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Taking traveling and running to a new level

There are races going on somewhere in the world every weekend. Today, undoubtedly among many others, 3000 runners have gathered in Moncton, New Brunswick for the annual Legs for Literacy races (5K, 10K, half marathon, and marathon). As you can … Continue reading

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Conviction, passion, and good leadership

Of the many articles written during this “interesting” week of the Republican National Convention, a few have revealed a truly unique slant that Donald Trump intends to bring to the job of president. According to reports in the New York Times, CNN.com, and … Continue reading

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Setting personal goals: re-evaluating running

It’s time to answer the question: “What next?”  In the running department, that is.  The past two years our plan has worked well.   Having target races has been key.  The running year just finished we scheduled a family-gathering half marathon … Continue reading

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Setting personal goals: re-evaluating blogging

Purpose.  Brand.  Audience.  Apparently, anyone thinking of starting a blog should consider these three issues first.  Why do you want to start a blog?  What “identity” do you want to project?  Who is your target audience?  And what defines success … Continue reading

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