This is part of the series “Lessons from Change Management Strategies and Long Distance Running.”
Around mile 10 my legs felt numb. The urge to stop was extreme, the mental challenge almost unbearable (one of the reasons focus is very important). To add to that, I felt extremely tired and if I hadn’t been sipping gatorade, I probably would have dehydrated myself to the point of exhaustion. So, how does one keep going? The key is energy, simply defined as the capacity to do work (Oxford Dictionaries).