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Denmark Regatta, 1979

Olympic Sized Goal Setting

As I write this post, it is approaching New Year’s, and like many if not most people, I do some scheduled reflection at this time of the year. I learned about goals and the systems one needs for achieving them through training for the Olympic sport known as sprint canoe.…
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Daily Standups

Agile development groups have what is called a daily scrum, a quick meeting often done as a daily “standup” meeting. It’s meant to be a quick checkin for the team with discussion topics kept at a very high level. People gather in a central area and stand as each member…
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@ Oh-Dark-Thirty

I get texts from my cycling mates who join me early on Tuesday and Thursdays often with the phrase, “See you @ Oh-Dark-Thirty.”    I’ve been getting up early to do a workout for practically as long as I can remember.   I’ve been doing so at least since I was…