In November 2012, I started a new firm after leaving the one I co-founded and ran for 25 years. On that same day, I registered for an Ironman competition. Ten years earlier, when I turned 50, I did a half-Ironman as a midlife adventure. As I looked at 59 slipping away and the challenges of a new firm, I knew a physical challenge would be good for me. The Ironman seemed like a worthy goal.
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