Jack Davis

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You Either Lead By Example or You Don’t Lead At All • George Ambler

Leading by example is the most powerful position a leader can take. Leadership happens when we recognize leadership is a choice. Leadership does not …

How Can You Manage People, And Still Grow Your Company?

You can’t do everything yourself. Yet, the moment you start adding people you have–by definition–people problems. And dealing with people problems keeps you, the entrepreneur/founder, away from the things you are good at–finding new markets and implementing new ideas.<p>As a result, your company …

5 Reasons To Do An Employee Survey

I was recently asked, "<b>What five most important traits must a leader have to be effective</b>?" I could reply fairly quickly, but I did take a moment to …

Lessons from Apple Founder Steve Jobs for Entrepreneurs

A special story dedicated to the late Apple Founder Steve Jobs and Most Renowned Innovator of our time, Steve Jobs, on his most genuine ways of …

Women's Running Series

16 Songs In Your Comeback Soundtrack

From grunge to girl power: These 16 dust-off-and-dig-in songs are the soundtrack to your next comeback.<p>At some point, we've all been there. Maybe you've been in a love-hate relationship with your knees. Maybe you wanted to run, but your schedule had other ideas. Maybe you've traded your long runs …

Trail of the Month: Turnagain Arm Trail, Alaska

After a long Alaskan winter, this breathtaking path just south of Anchorage is the first to dry out.<p><b>Trail Stats:</b><p>9.5 miles, one-way<p><b>Summed Up:</b><p>Should you find yourself visiting Anchorage, Alaska's most populous city, know that just 30 minutes south lies the runner-friendly, 9.5-mile (one-way) …

Why You Should Scrap That Ladder-Climbing Plan And Go Backpacking Around The World, Instead

All the latest trends in career development suggest young people–and, really, all of us–need to get on the ball early, or end up flipping burgers. The Bold Academy’s Amber Rae doesn’t buy it. Consider this the commencement address everyone needs to hear.<p>Attention all twentysomethings:<p>Backpacking …

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97 Ways to Run a Personal Record

Here's what 97 Facebook friends did to reach their goals.<p>Personal records: They don't come around all that often, but when they do, it's the perfect opportunity to celebrate, share your story, and evaluate what went right.<p>I've written about the many lessons learned from personal worst performances …

The Paleo Diet: Right For Runners?

<i>It lacks grains, processed sugars and starches, but the paleo diet has its advantages for athletes.</i><p>After Nell Stephenson contracted a parasite during …

Tweeting from the Wilderness

New technology keeps you connected everywhere on the planet. Is that good?<p>For anyone who runs or bikes or hikes in remote areas, staying connected to the outside world is a challenge -- but new technology is rapidly changing things. I have an article in this month's issue of the Canadian magazine</i> …

Track Running Dos and Don'ts

Don't be intimidated but there are some simple rules of the track to follow.<p>You don’t have to be “fast” to hit the track. In fact it can be the perfect place for newbies. It’s flat and traffic-free, and the distance is measured for you. Here are the basics you need to know the first time you hit …

Prevent Knee Pain

Use these six simple moves to help cure and prevent knee pain.

The Runner's High

What all runners strive for each time they lace up.<p>Some days running is as easy as breathing. It's days like this that remind us why we love to run. And for all those other days, check out more of our Motivational Posters.

Why Trail Running Is Good for You

There’s a reason trail running is booming in popularity. A few reasons, actually.<p>Heading out on a trail instead of pavement is appealing for so many reasons. Escaping into the woods or meadows gives you a nature experience that a road run often cannot, and a trail's softer surface gives your body a …