One of the interesting things about hero stories is that we can actually relate to many of the characters. While we mostly want to relate to the main hero, for obvious reasons, often we find ourselves connecting with the darker figures, ones grappling with or even immersed in their shadow. They also have their own … Read more
Over the last few weeks I’ve been hunting for new challenges – on the bike. I’ve begun to ask myself how far can I go? I enjoy riding for its own sake, but I also like having something big to aim for. Until this year I would never have seriously considered even attempting some of the … Read more
Imagine starting your day with a ride through rolling hills finishing up with coaching over a beautiful coffee and post-training reward at any one of Melbourne’s great cafes. You’ll feel invigorated and leave with renewed energy, clarity and purpose as you move on to the rest of your day. Starting in November, I’m excited to announce … Read more
It’s an interesting question isn’t it? Furthermore, how do you judge others, your friends and family for example? I’m writing this to pose the question, not to propose an answer. In fact, I’d actually suggest that you stop reading this now and have a think about this before you read any more. Seriously. I was asked … Read more
A week without riding. Last year this would have been nothing out of the ordinary but this is only the third week this year; one after a nasty fall, and two due to the seasonal virus that’s going around Melbourne. This morning, on day 7 of this cold I thought I’d be up for a … Read more
No matter what you do, there will be some part of it which brings up pain and discomfort at some level and our ability to push through this will determine our success.
It might sound funny, even crazy, but I really think that there is an art to quitting and it’s something I have a real talent for. What brought this up was reading a review of Seth Godin’s book called The Dip. Everyone experiences the Dip, that time when things get hard, really hard. Those times … Read more
Each and every one of us is the centre of power for our own life. It’s that simple. But all too often we give that power away – to the government, the church, our partners, our parents, our children, our boss, you name it. What do I mean? I mean that we hand responsibility for … Read more