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What Roger Bannister Said In 1956 About Running Applies In Today’s World About Leadership

There's no doubt in jeff noel's mind why he writes...

I do not know why I write, I only know that I enjoy it and can not help myself. – jeff noel 2011

Great leaders take their place in the circle of life, often not knowing why. Perhaps it’s because they love leading and can not help themselves. That’s the kind of leader people love to follow.

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Who Said This?

I sometimes think that running has given me a glimpse of the greatest freedom a man can ever know, because it results in the simultaneous liberation of both the mind and body….. The runner does not know how or why he runs. He only knows that he must run….. We run, not because it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves.

PS. There’s a point to this…

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Baby Boomer Leaders, Show How Great You Are By The Positive Changes You Make Starting With Yourself

Tough choices

Baby Boomer leaders, show how great you are by the positive changes you make – starting with yourself. Oh wait, we don’t have time for that, right? Too busy putting the finishing touches on our career. Is that it? If our attitude isn’t stellar, if our body is broken, our spirit weak and our finances drained, and our life a disorganized mess, how could anything but fixing that be more important? Overwhelming to think about isn’t it?

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Midlife Can Be Grueling

We must find,and harness, our own super-power to change

The drive and determination to correct life’s course after decades of heading in the wrong direction can be grueling. Thank God for that. At least we’re alive to have the choice to change.

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If jeff noel Could Go Back For A Midlife Do Over, What Would He Change?

jeff noel and Son with Jack the Bear, Castaway Cay 2011

The only thing jeff noel would do over is more of the same. Keep moving forward. Never get tired of Life’s basics. Dream big. Get started. Get there. Stay there.

Continue to live like tomorrow might not come. But because odds are great it will, we get lulled, unfortunately, into a habit of complacency and today is taken for granted.

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