Be Positive

June 19, 2011

Be Positive: Encourage others and maintain a can do attitude. We were in Calgary running the fourth leg of our eight marathons in eight countries in eight weeks and Andrew was suffering extreme pain in his right lower leg and shin, so much so that it was difficult to run and he was running with […]

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Challenge 7: The challenge of communication

July 31, 2010

The seventh challenge of Partnerunning could easily be called the first challenge as it is critical to communicate well to enjoy a powerful partnership. One trap many couples and partners fall into is quickly jumping to a solution that is based on compromise rather than seeking a solution that truly works for all participants. This […]

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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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Conversation and exercising with a partner

February 23, 2010

Conversation skills facilitate shared vision and understanding as a foundation for exercising with a partner. Furthermore when running or exercising with others we can make use of the time to practice and improve our conversation skills so as to better use them with family friend and in our professional lives. Conversation modes have a major […]

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