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Methods for Measuring Meaning

I’m doing a lot of head scratching at the moment. I’m convinced that brands that are able to create, or co-create, meaningful experiences with their customers will win their trust and with it build long-term non-fragile relationships. I’m also convinced that creating … Continue reading

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Lean – Shoulders of Giants or House of Cards?

I’ll start by coming clean. I’m more guilty than most. I read the Womack and Jones books on Lean Thinking. Goldratt’s the Goal. The Poppendiecks lean software stuff. David ‘Kanban’ Anderson. I loved them all. I ran into the office looking … Continue reading

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Increasing the intensity

Following the BasqueMTB days I noticed I need to start getting to a race speed, also a focus on climbing with both endurance and on the more technical stretches. Overall fitness is coming together, and while I’m not following the … Continue reading

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A quiet week before the holiday

Only managed one day on the bike, but with prospect of 5 big days coming up not a big problem. I’ve moved Sunday’s ride into next weeks report. Activities 03/05/2011 07:35:14 Cycling Commute: Bannerdown Chilly start to the ride, but … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 6

Plan Original target for this week was 6.5h, but given the way the chest infection is rattling along I didn’t want to push anything. Review Finally managed to get back on the bike and hopefully not too soon. Certainly improves … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 4

Plan Week after illness, the plan is to take it easy, very easy. Sticking to the 3.5h target, achieved through a couple of days commuting. Review Well plan went out the window after just one very gentle ride. So will … Continue reading

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2011 Training Plan – Step 3 to 4 – Hours and Races

Step 3 – Set Annual Hours In 2010 I did 240 hours on the bike. Which ever way I look at the Joe Friel guidelines this seems on the low side. It also averages out at 4.5 hours a week, … Continue reading

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