Day 8 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Focus on Where You Want to Go

Welcome to Day 8 of my 31 day Series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan”   Yesterday, we reviewed the importance of clearing the trail.  By now, you should have a large piece of poster board or a white board, labeled with your Everest.  On the board, draw three columns.  In the right side column – place […]

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Day 7 – Creating Your Motivational Map – Clear the Trail

Welcome to Day 7 of the 31 Day #write31days series – Creating Your Motivational Map.  It’s been quite a week, and if you have been following along in this series – please take a moment to pat yourself on the back -you have done a lot of work to get here.  I promise you, this […]

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Day 6 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – 5 Essential Tools You Need in Your Entrepreneurial Survival Pack

Welcome to day 6 of a 31 day series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan” – a simple, one page tool that will guide you on your journey to success.  In yesterdays post – I told the story of climbing Mt. Katahdin without my survival pack.  I had no flashlights, no rope, and no large first […]

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Day 5 -Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Survival

Welcome back Trail Blazers to Day 5 of my 31 Day Series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan.”  For the next couple days, I am going to cover critical material that is essential for the success of your journey.  I have learned this life lesson the hard way, and I have watched other entrepreneurs make the […]

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Day 4 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Get a good Compass.

Welcome to Day 4 of the 31 Day Series “Creating Your Motivational Map.”  You are well on your way to creating a simple, one page map that will guide you on your journey to success.  Now that you’ve named your Everest –  you will need essential gear to get you to the top.  For the […]

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Day 3 – Set Goals that Take You Places

Hello Trail Blazers, and welcome to Day 3 of the “Create Your Motivational Action Plan” Series.  I imagine some of you are sitting there with your poster board, crayolas and gluesticks, ready to start on your Motivational Action Plan – your one page action plan that will plot out the goal setting activities you need […]

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Day 2 – Name Your Everest

Good morning Trail Blazers!  If you have found your way here via the #Write31Days challenge -welcome!  I am honored to have you along on this journey.  Yesterday, I introduced the concept of creating a “Motivational Action Plan” – a one page, simple reference guide that you use to get back on track, get motivated, and […]

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You are HERE – Getting Started on Creating Your M.A.P

The first step in getting to where you want to go, is finding out where you are now.  Sounds simplistic doesn’t it?  However, orienting ourselves is often the most challenging step we take in goal setting – and often it’s a skipped step.  Most people write down their goals either at the beginning of each […]

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Struggling Business Owners – Be Prepared to Stop …

No one ever tells you this as a small business owner…. or if they did, the words traveling at the speed of sound couldn’t reach me  – the overly enthusiastic entrepreneur traveling at light speed towards fortune, fame and glory.  I thought once you were off and running, you ran full speed to the finish […]

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