Tensions

There are inherent tensions that naturally exist within any organization. Identifying these tensions and how they are resolved can be a useful tool to discover an organization’s values. If you are in a leadership position in the organization, this tool can be used to adjust and move the organization in a direction that is more …

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Random or Ordered Selection

Go to the store and you stand in line to checkout. Go to the bank or post office and you take a number and wait for your number to be called. Apply for a passport or to adopt a child and you wait your turn. All of these are first-come first-served systems, and dare I …

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Meaningful Contributions

The last few weeks have been some dark moments for the ultrarunning world and it’s left a bad taste in my mouth. Lots of armchair quarterbacking and just plain nasty disrespectful commentary, especially on the big blogs. I am all for people speaking up and sharing their opinion. In fact, I started this blog in …

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A Nice Saturday Run in Tennessee

Guest Post by Alan Abbs, a.k.a. White Trash Midnight Saturday morning, and I was well on my way to Hohenwald- the signs even said so. We were over 40 hours into “The Last Annual Volunteer State Road Race”, a 500k race from the Northwest to the Southeast corners of Tennessee, and I was hoping to …

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