Intro: What competing in Ironman can teach you about success at work

Intro: What competing in Ironman can teach you about success at work

If there is one quality that companies seek for themselves and their employees, it is sustained high performance in the face of market and stakeholder pressures.  Unfortunately, most of the management and leadership literature is filled with canned productivity approaches that focus mostly on cognitive ability and emotional intelligence, both of which are important, but not enough to sustain high performance long term.

Through nearly 10 years of competing in endurance events, like Ironman, I have identified many traits and characteristics of human performance that translate in to success in the corporate world.  In upcoming posts, I will share what training and competing in Ironman can teach you about Leadership and success in the corporate environment.