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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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 23 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan -Lighten Your Load

Welcome to Day 23 of the #write31days series!  Over the last 23 days we have covered a lot of material and concepts together.  Remember, I am offering the Creating Your Motivational Action Plan program for a fraction of it’s regular price this month to celebrate this series… If you’d like to continue this adventure, or […]

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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 17 – Creating Your Motivational Map – Conscious Goal Setting

A few summers ago, I had some extra time on my hands, so I decided to hike part of the Appalachian Trail for a simple day hike.  With a back-pack with my day-kit of a small first aid kit, my compass, a map, and enough food and water for the day, Lexi and I struck […]

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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 11 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Peak Bagging

A question I am often asked by clients is:  “Can I work on more than one goal at a time using my M.A.P.?”  Yes, and No.  You can work on smaller goals that will get you to your “Everest” – those are what we call “Way-Points” – but as my Dad used to say, you […]

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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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Day 9 – Create Your Motivational Action Plan – Follow Your Cairns

Welcome to Day 9 of my 31 day series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan.”  Yesterday, we talked about the importance of removing all obstacles that get in your way, and focusing only on the resources that will get you to your goal.  By now, your M.A.P. is beginning to take shape – you have your […]

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