Your New Year’s Resolutions Probably Won’t Work, unless….

Your New Year’s Resolutions Probably Won’t Work, unless….

I’m not saying to forget about having resolutions. Trying to improve your life by controlling your outcomes through positive efforts is great. I’m just saying that by reframing your resolutions into goals instead of what might seem like mere wishes, will improve your chances of success. Success breeds success because it’s self-motivating and empowering. Continue reading Your New Year’s Resolutions Probably Won’t Work, unless….

Patience, practice, and perseverance – Essential elements of being in a band

Patience, practice, and perseverance – Essential elements of being in a band

You will be dealing with different personality types, different worldviews, and different levels of experience and knowledge. You must recognize that we’re not all the same and that everyone has something to contribute – otherwise, why are you on the same team?
You may argue, disagree or even fight from time to time. Don’t make it personal or else your band will be doomed, and you might damage or lose good friendships in the process. Continue reading Patience, practice, and perseverance – Essential elements of being in a band

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

In Part 2 of this interview, we get a much more in-depth perspective of the intricacies of organizing and running such complicated events. Mike also gives us a glimpse of what it was like to be at the World Cup event at Snowshoe, West Virginia, and at the two Olympic events he has had the privilege to take part in. He also describes the fairly major differences between the Rio Games and the Tokyo Games. Mike shares with us the wisdom he has gained over the years of taking part in these world-class events, and how he has learned to apply them in his work life. He also talks about how the lessons he has learned in his work life have helped him in his role as a commissionaire. Continue reading The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

In this episode, we follow Mike’s journey from his early fascination of the new sport of mountain biking right up to his reaching the pinnacle of his chosen field. What started as a mere curiosity for an ambitious young man turned into a rich and rewarding second career for a successful business executive. He is now a seasoned veteran in the sport, having participated in several World Cup events and two Olympic Mountain Bike events. Continue reading The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet