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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Off the Clock – Punching Out

As many of you know, I started my coaching business 7 years ago, after being laid off from a national company that I had been with off and on for 11 years.  As crushing a blow it is to be out a job, at the time, it felt like a “get out of jail free” […]

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Off the Clock – The Road not Taken (YET)

There I was, at a crossroads.  I had traveled so far already.  In the course of five years, I had gotten divorced,  lost my job, my dog, and my truck (cue the banjo) … But I also had gotten got my coaching certification, a new puppy, met the love of my life,  and we were getting […]

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Off the Clock – The Accidental Entrepreneur

I’ve debated on how I wanted to introduce my story … do I start in scene one, at least a decade ago, when I first got the spark of entrepreneurship – the dream I had while working in my corporate office of having flexibility, fun, and perhaps, just perhaps a more fulfilling life?  Do I […]

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How to Prepare to Achieve a Goal

We are never prepared for what we expect. ~James A. Michener My Husband and I went and saw the movie “Wild” starring Reese Witherspoon, based on Cheryl Strayed’s novel.  The movie was exhilarating to me because I loved the book.  I will warn you, if you aren’t into colorful language and racy sex scenes – the […]

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Day 22 – Create Your Motivational Action Plan – Finish Strong

Welcome to Day 22 of the #Write31Days series.  Ok, if you’ve been following along, you will notice my blog is a little behind, and I haven’t made an entry since October 17th.  Truth is, life happens to me, just as it happens to you.  We all get busy, and have friends, family and obligations that […]

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Day 16 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – On the right track

  Welcome back to day 16 of the #write31days challenge.  I can’t say I am meeting the challenge 100%… I’ve never posted a blog every single day before, and I am discovering my days are more hectic than I’d care to admit.  However, I really feel like I am on the right track.  We started […]

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Day 14 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Recalculating

Hello Trail Blazers…. If you have been following along in this 31 Day Series, you might have noticed we took an extended “rest stop.”  You see, over the weekend, I did not write in this series because I was out having some adventures.  On Sunday, my parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by going up […]

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Day 10 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Your Mountain is Waiting

I have very little precious time lately.  I am working full tilt on a project and I have deadlines coming up, and I’ve committed to this #write31days challenge.  Every moment has got to be productive… so when I sat down to write my Day 10 post last night and fell asleep, I couldn’t have been […]

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