Keep Moving

July 10, 2011

Keep Moving: Regardless of speed always progress towards your target. It might be a statement of the obvious, but it’s something which is drilled into all Comrades Marathon runners as they head out at the break of day to run the 89kms between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The instruction is simple; keep moving until you reach […]

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To Do and Not To Do

June 5, 2011

To Do and Not To Do: Behaviour counts: Establish and use ground rules. Andrew was fortunate to be the first corporate CEO to work with Leadership and Team expert Ray Mclean best known for his work with the Sydney Swans Australian Rules Football Team and other elite sporting organisations. A key principle of successful teams […]

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Challenge 3: The challenge of agreed behaviours

April 20, 2010

Failing to address the challenge of agreed behaviours is one of the most common mistakes we see when people run, walk, cycle or engage in any type of activity where two or more are involved. The same types of problems occur in both personal and professional relationships where basic ground rules are not agreed and […]

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Exploring Trailwalker Team Rules – An example

April 14, 2010

In our recent blog we raised a number of questions for looking at team dynamics during the Oxfam Trailwalker. We also promised to provide an example of some of our Partnerunning tools including sharing the objectives and team guidelines we used in 2009 when we were part of the first mixed team in the Melbourne […]

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Less small talk, running conversations and relationships

March 9, 2010

In our article Conversation and exercising with a partner we outlined the importance of conversation in forming shared vision which plays a key role in all successful relationships, including partnerunning, exercise, personal and professional relationships. We have long espoused the view that exercising with a partner is a great way to spend quality time together […]

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Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller contemplate rehab rather than Partnerunning

February 18, 2010

We started the day with the morning news to discover Marathon Runner and Hollywood reporter Nelson Aspen talking about Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller going into rehab. Mel and Kochie the interviewers asked Nelson about a husband and wife both going in to rehab at the same time with the same problem and Nelson responded […]

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