(07.02.21) – Tour de Lightning Rod

AO: Lightning Rod

QIC: Lumbergh

PAX: Herbie, Danish, Free Lunch, Whitney, Stray Cat


Cloudy and cool start to the day. PAX was amped to close out the week right.

Warm up

  • SSH x 20
  • 3rd Grade Exercise x 10
  • Scissor Kicks x 10
  • Windshield Wipers x 10
  • Scissor Arms x 10
  • World’s Greatest Stretch x 5 (alternate to other leg)
  • Alternating Shoulder Taps x 10

The Thang

Mosey to the track

  • Start at midfield
  • Broad jump to the endzone
  • 50 merkins
  • Run up the hill to the back of the school
  • 50 tricep dips
  • Run back to midfield
  • 50 LBCs
  • Repeat

Mosey back to the LR


  • 20 Dead Bugs x IC
  • 10 Outlaws x IC (both directions)


Disturbance To The Status-quo

Leaders influence movement to advantage

A leader is a person who can influence people to do things that they would not have done otherwise. Put another way, but for the influence of the leader, the things done by his followers would not happen. The leader is the agent, the impetus and the proximate cause of his followers’ movement toward the doing of those specific things that he identifies as advantageous. Without him, they would remain static and focused on maintaining the status quo. In the heart of man inertia will reign–absent a Disruption .

The connection between movement and leadership is critical because it presupposes a need for action, a recognition by the leader himself that the status quo is something less advantageous than some other place, a location the leader visualizes and then articulates to his followers. Only then can the leader begin to persuade them to follow him to the new place. He must describe it to them first because people will only overcome their inertia and follow someone if they believe that he knows where he is going. They won’t leave the known for the unknown, no matter how charismatic the leader is.

That’s a wrap


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