Stuck in the Briar Patch – Leading Through Personal Crisis

Last summer, I was hiking the south side of Saddleback Mountain on a trail that was a connector to a well traveled ATV/Snowmobile road so I could access one of my favorite fishing ponds.  Freighted down with my fly-rod, lunch box, back-pack, dog leash, and water bottle, I maneuvered carefully down a gravel path - […]

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What should I do before hiring my first employee?

Congratulations! You are at the tipping point of growth and success!  While this is an exciting time for you, it can also be stressful.  Up until now, you have been in control of every aspect of your business from how the phone is answered, to how the end product is delivered, but in order to […]

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Helping Maine Business Owners M.A.P. Out Their Plans

And having a blast doing it! I have to admit – sometimes, I have so much fun working with clients, I have to pinch myself.  I have been offering 2-hour business building sessions this summer, and I have to say – the transformations I have seen with these entrepreneurs is amazing! OK, maybe I’m a […]

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Master Your Time on Social Media – So you have #HaveAdventures

It’s the question I get asked over and over again…. “How do I find time to be on social media?” (and take care of my business, my family, live my life, etc, etc, etc, etc” My first question is “What role does social media play in achieving your business goals?”  Sometimes, I am met with […]

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Your Morning Mindset and the Law of Motion

How do you start your day? I’m going to share with you a …. well, it’s not a secret,  It’s a law of nature.  A law of business.  A law of LIFE. How you start your day is INCREDIBLY important. How you start is how you end. I mean C’mon … this is all the […]

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When is it time to make the Leap?

When is it time to make the leap from Moonlighting to Full-Time Entrepreneur? How do you know when it’s a good time to quit your day job and put 100% of your focus into your dream business? BUILD A SAFETY NET – There is an old saying “leap and the net will appear” … sorry […]

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When it comes to hiring the right coach – Buyer, Be Aware

I’m inspired to write this post today because there are so many “coaches” out there today – more than willing to dole out “advice” for a price.   Every day, I come across another coach, who is writing a blog, running a Facebook group, or hosting a Periscope talk… and they are giving out BAD business […]

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Off the Clock – Well, That Didn’t Go As Planned..

Huh.  It’s October 31st, and while I had pledged to write every day in the month of October (to be clear, that would have been 31 posts on this topic) … I posted eight (well, nine – if you count today) times.   Reflecting on the month, and how swiftly it went by -I am not […]

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Masquerade – Who are You Showing Up As?

Halloween is a time when people can pretend to be someone else, something else, and perhaps even live out a fantasy for a day….  and it’s got me thinking… what masks do we commonly wear? While it’s fun wearing a mask on Halloween, to play a different character for a while, to live out a […]

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