What I’ve Learned In 5 Years At Walgreens

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I recently celebrated five years at Walgreens, and as part of this career milestone employees are given a ceremonial 5-year pin and the team gathers around as managers and colleagues say a few words about the milestone and the […]

My Three Words For 2016: Models. Relationships. Present.

Yes, it’s that time. It’s time to work out loud again and share with you my three words for 2016. Models Reflecting back on my experiences in 2015 many books I read talked about mental models and the importance of being aware of how they impact my worldview and how I interact with those around me, […]

10 Things I Learned By Not Watching Sports For A Year

  Okay, so I did it. I completed my experiment and went 365 days without watching any live sports on TV or in-person. Honestly part of me is sad that this experiment is over because I learned so much during the experience. And I didn’t think it would take me this long to reflect and gather […]

What My Toddler Is Teaching Me About Working Out Loud

  I was inspired by this Working Out Loud post by John Stepper. It’s a post asking what you can do to accelerate working out loud (WOL). I’m accepting John’s challenge and I’m going to do “my something” and share with you how my son, a toddler, is inspiring me to think differently about and […]

My three words for 2015: Simple. Focus. Give.

It was extremely valuable to have three words to guide me last year so I’m going to do it again. My three words for 2015 are: Simple, Focus and Give. Simple For me this means that I’m aiming to add more simplicity to my life. As hard as that might be, that’s the goal I’m […]

Reflecting On 26.2

Have you ever wanted to do something you’ve never done before and really make it matter? And make it matter not just for you but for others too? Well, I did. I ran the Chicago Marathon for these three reasons. It was an amazing adventure that changed my life. It was so sweet on so […]

3 Reasons Why I’m Running My First Marathon

  I’m getting ready to do something I haven’t done before. Run a marathon. I’ve done a half marathon before and the experience changed my life. So I thought it was time to embark on a journey to connect with the world and people around me in new and exciting ways. Why am I running […]