Hey there! I just flew home from Portland, Oregon yesterday, after an energizing-yet-completely-exhausting weekend at Chris Guillebeau’s World Domination Summit. I hung out with 499 amazing people for the weekend, talking about doing awesome work and about changing (okay, dominating) the world.
(And enjoying really good vegan food truck options everywhere I went. Yay, Portland!)
While I was there, I put together a video that’s part of the lead-up to Half Marathon Roadmap, which launches tomorrow. I sent the video out to people who are interested in half marathon training, but then I realized something — this video is about much more than that.
It’s the exact psychological strategy — the headgame, if you will — that I used when I was training to qualify for Boston, which for me meant taking 100 minutes off my first marathon time. So if you’re trying to get yourself to Boston, you’ll like it.
But even if not, I think it’s a great approach to any goal that seems really far off right now, or simply crazy or impossible or otherwise ridiculous.
So that’s why I’m posting it on the blog. The only disclaimer is that the sound is REALLY quiet. I’m not sure how I screwed that up or how to fix it, so the best I can do is suggest that you use headphones.
Oh yeah, I almost forgot. The video is 15 minutes long, because I really didn’t want to leave anything out. If you find it easier to watch a little bit at a time, here’s where each section begins:
- 0:00 — Intro
- 3:00 — Step 1
- 5:05 — Step 2
- 8:25 — Step 3
- 13:30 — Putting it All Together
See you tomorrow with details about the Half Marathon Roadmap!