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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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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Time is like a river…

“Where does all the time go?” My friend exclaimed as she threw her purse and keys on the table at Starbucks and took a sip of her grande latte. She looked like she had been churned and beaten by the clock as she apologized for running late, and then gave me the laundry list of […]

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The Road Not Taken…. YET

 Most of us are  familiar with Robert Frost’s poem “The Road not Taken”… and as I sat with a friend sipping tea in a waterfront cafe, listening to his dilemma, the poem came back to me in waves. Over the years, we have misinterpreted Mr. Frosts poem.  We have condensed it down to a choice […]

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How to be a natural problem solver….

“Every problem we have, nature has already solved” Janine Benyus author of  Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. It was while I was hiking Aziscohos Mountain when I had what I call a “Divine Download”…. an idea that struck out of nowhere – a thought that pulled at my heart and made me say “Oh my […]

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Lazy Mans Load

I remember my Dad telling us a story of how my Grandmother scolded my Uncle for carrying two sacks of potatoes down the cellar stairs.  “That’s a lazy man’s load!!” she hollered, and made him put the sacks down, and carry them back up the stairs one by one, and then carry them back down […]

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