Author: McCourt Leadership

[caption id="attachment_2703" align="aligncenter" width="478"] I think I asked the wrong person for directions at the Guggenheim, Bilbao![/caption] I think I can say that my blog experiment I started in March has been a success. I've had a great time, written a little bit almost every day...

An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. Emil Zatopek...

I love to make treats to share with friends at the holidays and a few years ago I decided to tackle the persimmon. Now, if you haven't had one, you might be a bit curious about their taste which is sort of pear-like even though...

[caption id="attachment_2660" align="alignnone" width="640"] Guggenheim Bilbao - 2012[/caption] Thinking By Walter D. Wintle If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don't, If you like to win, but you think you can't It is almost certain you won't. If you think you'll...

[caption id="attachment_2613" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Bon-sho (Sacred Bell) at the Valley of the Temples in Oahu, Hawaii[/caption]   I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUtH6IE8JKU]   In spectacular fashion and just a few weeks after winning the 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas, Leanda Cave stayed strong all day to finish the Ironman World Championship in winning style even with serving a 4 minute penalty on the bike. (Both Caroline Steffen...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeW4DaiN5lo] I race with love. That was the mantra that I held on race day … I asked my  friends and families and sponsors to say something about love when they saw me  on the race course, to remind me why I’m out there. To remind me...

One of the best foods of the fall is squash---you can roast it, mash it, and make it into soup.  Acorn squash has a very high concentrate of Vitamin A, among other things. One thing not to forget is to make use of the seeds....

[caption id="attachment_1428" align="alignleft" width="640"] Sunset Beach, Oahu - March 2012[/caption] "Go on be my guest, go listen to the take it easy preachers, train smart not hard, but I’ll guarantee you this, you will watch the real men, who like the feel of the burn, who...