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lesson 3: stress, recovery, and the taper

Stress in the workplace is a bad thing, right?  Well, not so fast.  Ask an elite athlete or soldier, and you may get some refreshing perspective that will help you elevate your game. (more…)

The Taper: The Power of Backing Off

Ask any endurance athlete about the need to periodically back off the duration of their workouts, particularly prior to a race, and the concept and necessity for tapering will almost certainly come up. Ask most business people how often they step away from their endless pursuit of growth and excellence, and you’re more likely to hear that it’s been years, if ever. (more…)