Archive for September, 2012

  • My first ultra-marathon… it’s race day!

    My first ultra-marathon… it’s race day!

    The alarm has just gone off. It’s 5am on Saturday August 11th. It’s Ultra Day and I’m off to complete the North Downs Way 50-mile trail race, organised by Centurion Running and held across Surrey and Kent. Unlike every other runner I spoke to later that day, I think I was the only person who […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: Matthew Long, New York Firefighter & Endurance Athlete

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: Matthew Long, New York Firefighter & Endurance Athlete

    I have now listened to the audio version of Matthew Long’s “The Long Run” for the third time. Matt’s book (and life story) is so interesting on so many different levels and the audio version gives it a real bite of ‘New York’ realism. I don’t want to give away the entire story, but if […]

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  • The Simple Power of One Day – by Seth Godin

    The Simple Power of One Day – by Seth Godin

    Seth Godin, entrepreneur, author and public speaker, recently posted this very interesting article on his blog – something to help you maximise your potential. There are at least 200 working days a year. If you commit to doing a simple marketing item just once each day, at the end of the year you’ve built a […]

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  • Max#43: Abi Griffiths – developing my career in television

    Max#43: Abi Griffiths – developing my career in television

    Abi Griffiths is one of the rising stars of TV presenting, regularly appearing on Sky, ESPN, The BBC and most recently coming off an incredibly hectic Olympic and Paralympic schedule. When you meet Abi it’s clear to see why she is in such demand as her enthusiasm and energy flow with an incredible abundance. What […]

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  • David Weir achieves his dream of 1 GOLD at the London Paralympics… everything else is now a bonus!

    David Weir achieves his dream of 1 GOLD at the London Paralympics… everything else is now a bonus!

    Almost two years ago David Weir, GB’s elite wheelchair racer, stated his goals for London 2012 of achieving “just one gold medal at my home games.” When we were fortunate to conduct an in-depth interview with David, where we discussed the highs and lows of his incredible career, he opening stated that this was the […]

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