A Run to Remember - Lisa Hallett - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 030

Today’s guest is an avid runner, dedicated professional, and an Ironman athlete! Introducing Lisa Hallett, Founder & CEO of Wear Blue: Run to Remember. Lisa partners with host Gregory McDonough to share the importance of an endurance mindset and how endurance sport principles can be applied to everyday life. She also delves into her organization, Wear Blue, and highlights the value of enduring challenges and self-care for leaders and communicators.

  • Lisa emphasizes the importance of having an endurance mindset in life. Endurance sports teach valuable lessons of patience, delayed gratification, and the ability to overcome challenges.
  • The principles learned in endurance sports can be applied to other areas of life such as parenting, work, and personal growth. The ability to stay focused, prioritize, and maintain routines is vital for success.
  • There is much significance of routines in achieving goals. By establishing and following routines, individuals can create a solid foundation for success and maintain discipline.
  • Wear Blue: Run to Remember, is a community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. The organization provides a platform for active remembrance through movement and helps individuals connect, heal, and remember their loved ones.
  • Lisa encourages listeners to participate in Wear Blue's programs by joining their Saturday run communities, volunteering, or running in races with Wear Blue. These activities provide an opportunity to engage with the community, speak the names of fallen service members, and support their families.
  • The concept of enduring through challenges and maintaining a long-term perspective can be valuable for leaders and communicators. It reminds them to prioritize their goals, stay focused, and persevere through tough times.
  • Endurance sports teach leaders the importance of patience, perseverance, and the ability to recover from setbacks. It's crucial to prioritize self-care, maintain routines, and surround themselves with a supportive community.

Quote of the Show:
  • “When we get to choose the hard, we are more prepared for when life gives us the hard.” - Lisa Hallett


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Creators and Guests

Gregory McDonough
Gregory McDonough
Greg McDonough is a seasoned executive who has owned and operated businesses in the professional services sector, navigating them through both good and tough times. He brings his personal experience of knowing what it’s like to be ‘in the owner’s seat’ when working with clients, taking time to ask the questions others may not.
A Run to Remember - Lisa Hallett - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 030
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