The Flywheel Effect

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  • When: 11092020
  • QIC: Saigon Sam
  • The PAX: AC/DC(DR), Prune tang, CheckPlease, AirBags (R), Left Turn, Bada Bing, DDay, Brown

9 Pax joined QIC and we discussed the Flywheel Effect described  by Jim Collins in the book “Good to Great” while we got after it.

Flywheel –  A series of good decisions, supremely well executed ,taken with disciplined thought, then added up one upon another over a long period of time to create a great result.

Where can create a Flywheel effect in my life? In F3 we discuss about acceleration with the DRP.  David Goggins said in his book Can’t Hurt Me – “We are either getting better or getting worse”.

Let’s get better this morning! Aye!

Warm Up. 5 minutes

  • Run in place with raising opposite arm 15 IC
  • Michael Phelps 10IC
  • Imperial Walkers 10IC
  • Seal Jacks 10 IC
  • Reacher 10 IC
  • Down Dog, Cobra, runners stretch

Mosey to playground

  • Stop 2 times for 5, 8 count body builders
  • Cindy – AMRAP, 20 minutes, 5 pull-ups, 10 Merkins, 15 squats.   Many Pax completed 20 rounds or 100 pull-ups, 200 Merkins, 300 squats or a Murph!

Mosey back to circle.

  • Stop 2 times for 5, 8 count body builders
  • Walking lunge over bridge on return

Back at circle abs ( we didn’t get to this…next time or OYO)

  • Flutter Kicks 15 IC
  • Captain Thor – 1 BBSU, 4 American Hammers, up to 10/40
  • Plank punch 10 IC

Amazon flywheel – lower prices on more offerings which can’t help but increase customer visits which can’t help but attract more third party sellers which can’t help but expand distribution which can’t help but grow revenues on fixed costs.

We all need small sparks, small accomplishments in our lives to fuel the big ones. Think of your small accomplishments as kindling. When you want a bonfire, you don’t start by lighting a big log. You collect some witch’s hair—a small pile of hay or some dry, dead grass. You light that, and then add small sticks and bigger sticks before you feed your tree stump into the blaze. Because it’s the small sparks, which start small fires, that eventually build enough heat to burn the whole fucking forest down.

David Goggins

Let’s get a flywheel going at a fast pace, let’s get a spark going into a blaze, Let’s accelerate!

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”


Prayers for LeftTurn’s wife’s Grandmother, ACDC’s grandson and for God to show us areas where we need to focus on and begin to get a spark going and accelerate to better serve you!

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