Chasing Excellence

#069: Embrace the Chase

Episode Summary

We’re tackling the concept of chasing excellence head on, talking about putting first things first & why pursuing success isn’t as meaningful as the pursuit itself.

Episode Notes

Show Notes:

01:31 - Where I start when I start thinking about chasing excellence

03:46 - Trailer to 7 Days Out here

06:20 - More about Stephen Covey here

06:48 - Putting first things first at CFNE

08:16 - More about finite & infinite games here

09:19 - Putting first things first in my personal life

11:56 - Whether I’m focused on the “chasing” or the “excellence”

13:20 - More on the Excellence Continuum here

17:25 - How to start making the chase more important

22:20 - Why “success” is such an attractive illusion

24:33 - Parenting with an eye toward the chase

30:49 - More on Peter Drucker here

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Chasing Excellence is a show dedicated to dissecting what it means to live a life of excellence, both inside the gym & out. On each episode, we'll deep dive on various aspects of running a CrossFit affiliate, becoming a better coach or athlete, & maximizing your potential.

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