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January 5, 2018

Perseverance

Coach Vince Lombardi said, “It’s not whether  you get knocked down, but whether you get back up.” The definition of perseverance is the continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition. Setting goals like I did to get through cancer is a first step.  When you do this, at those times…

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January 3, 2018

20 Things Men with Prostate Cancer Wish Healthy Friends, Family Knew — Prostate Cancer News Today

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer when I was 57. My PSA (prostate-specific antigen) remains undetectable seven years after my surgery. I expected there’d come a time when I’d give up my cancer survivor status. I thought I’d return to thinking about myself in the same way I thought about myself prior to my diagnosis.… via…

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December 27, 2017

Choosing the Right Mindset

The dictionary defines mindset as a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations.  This is an intentional act.  It does not happen by accident.  A positive mindset keeps you focused in the right direction.  Conversely, a fixed mindset focuses on a negative outcome. Immediately after learning of…

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January 7, 2017

DEAR KONA

Dear Kona, Next Sunday, you have a rendezvous with my brother Tom Hulsey as well as all the other competitors, at IRONMAN World Championship, the Super Bowl of triathlons. Understand, we all know you will put up a fight, that you will not go quietly into the good night. The conditions you’ll throw at them…

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October 12, 2016

KUPA’A

IRONMAN World Championship – A Celebration of Life & Making a Difference     #endprostatecancer October 8th represents a most memorable milestone for me.  It had been a 30-year dream to go back to Kona and race at the Ironman World Championship – one more time.   Without a doubt, it is the most grueling…

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July 28, 2016

With Perseverance, “Anything is Possible”

“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”  This quote by my idol, Coach Vince Lombardi, never resonated more with me then at Ironman Lake Placid Sunday. Ironman (IM) is a perfect metaphor about life; it’s the journey.  You have to keep putting one foot in front of the other; there…

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May 14, 2015

Cyber Governance Questions BODs Should Consider

In an era of continuous compromises, businesses are faced with the growing threat of malicious actors targeting and successfully penetrating their defenses at an alarming rate.   Cyber security touches nearly every aspect of business.  It affects a company’s opportunities for expansion, customers, markets and is vital to most strategic plans. Unfortunately, cyber security concerns…

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October 15, 2014

97% of cyber events could have been prevented!

MAINTAINING FOCUS ON GOOD CYBER HYGIENE A Verizon-Secret Service study* documents that as much as 97% of cyber events could have been prevented, or mitigated the damages, through the use of best practices: Monitor and filter outbound network traffic Ensure essential controls are met and regularly audit to in order consistent implementation Change default credentials…

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