Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Lately, I've started to see more controversy about the value of Strava, which I thought was interesting. For example, today alone I received two emails discussing the good and bad about Strava.
The good? Well, Strava is like a cyclist's social network. We connect with our cycling buddies, whether across town or across the pond. It gives us the opportunity to show what we are up to and, perhaps, brag about a new PR or KOM. It provides cycling visitors the opportunity to look for cycling routes in areas where they are visiting
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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- Workload is the primary reason for burnout in 67% of situations. (This rises to 75% in large, and 73% in public sector organizations.)
- More than half (56%) blame long working hours.
- 37% talk about “unachievable expectations” and “economic pressures”, and
- 27% cite worklife balance challenges.
Monday, March 4, 2013
I intended this week to writing something specific to cycling. This morning, I received an email with a link to this video and I realized that I had to deliver a different message this week.
Throughout my life (and I'm guessing many of you), we've experienced success and failure. Success is great. It validates the fruits of our labor, it keeps us motivated to push forward for more. Failure, on the other hand, is a different beast.