Ernie Andrus

Lessons in Living and Serving Fully [Update]

In honor of Memorial Day and in celebration of all the veterans who have and continue to serve our country I’m reposting my account of running with Ernie Andrus, a World War II Navy Veteran. At that time Ernie was 92 years old and on a mission to raise money to bring the LST 325…

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You Want Engaged Employees? Ignite Mastery

Thought leaders like Daniel Pink have provided insightful analysis of research showing three key drivers of human behavior: Purpose Autonomy, and Mastery In essence, ample research shows that people will give maximal effort when they believe their effort will make a purposeful difference when they are given some level of control over the task or timeline for completing a…

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Running with a 92 Year Old Man: Lessons in Living and Serving Fully

(This is the first time in which I have incorporated original content from my monthly newsletter into a blog post. Hopefully, when you you read about Ernie Andrus you will understand why!) In 1998, I remember reading Tom Brokaw’s fascinating book The Greatest Generation. Upon completion of that book, I walked away with a deeper…

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How great are you?

Ernie Andrus made his coast-to-coast run across the United States when he was only 90 and he is well on his way to doing it again at age 92! In 2013 Ernie, a World War II Navy veteran, set out to break a record for the oldest man to run across America.   The prior record…

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