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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Teach them to roll cast…. How to go above and beyond for your clients

My eyes popped open, and I had one thing on my mind…. grab my gear, my dog, and get down to my favorite fishing hole before anyone else does.  It was still dark as I fumbled my way out of my tent.  Destiny squinted her eyes at me as I shined my flashlight at her […]

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What my FitBit has taught me about Leadership…

Hello, and meet my new obsession – the FitBit – a tiny little activity tracker that monitors steps you take and your sleep cycles.   Last week, I bought my husband a Fitbit for his birthday, and one for me for.. well, just because.  I figured it would be fun to “compete” with each other […]

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The Sixth “C” of Confident Leaders

Last week I wrote a blog series “the Five C’s of Confident Leaders” – and I listed the five key elements that leaders must have to lead with confidence – Character, Control, Consistency, Credibility, and Capability.  I realized this morning as I was reading my copy of “Think and Grow Rich” by Napolean Hill (I […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 5

Good Morning Trail Blazers!  Here we are to the final part of this five part series “The Five C’s of Confident Leaders.  To recap, the five C’s are essential elements that confident leaders have that makes people want to naturally follow their instruction, and they feel like they are in good hands in their presence.  […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 4

Hey Trail Blazers – Hope you got out and had some adventures this weekend.  If you’ve been following along, you know that I’ve been posting a blog series “The Five C’s of Confident Leaders…. essentially – what makes a confident leader tick.  If this is your first time here, be sure to read up on […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 3

On June 24th, The Blazing Trails Coaching Adventures meet-up group met out at Mackworth Island, in Falmouth Maine.  As we walked the 1.5 mile island trail, we talked about the qualities that define a confident leader, and I am sharing them with you this week.  Today, I am talking about the third “C” of Confident […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 2

As I posted yesterday, for the next few days I am going to post about the “Five C’s of Confident Leaders.”  What does it mean to be a confident leader?  When I think of confident leaders, I think of someone who is free of self doubt.  However – we know we all have a nagging […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 1

As I said in a previous post, last weekend I spent four days training to be a Registered Maine Guide.  The training was very thorough, and I am feeling more confident than ever that I have the skills, and now the training to proudly wear the red and green patch that designates me amongst the […]

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