Your Morning Mindset and the Law of Motion

How do you start your day? I’m going to share with you a …. well, it’s not a secret,  It’s a law of nature.  A law of business.  A law of LIFE. How you start your day is INCREDIBLY important. How you start is how you end. I mean C’mon … this is all the […]

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Off the Clock – Under Pressure

I honestly didn’t care that it was pouring rain outside.  I was sitting in a cabin, on a lake.  I needed this  – to the core of my soul and the depth of my bones – I needed to sit beside a lake today – to write, to read, to ponder.  I needed this break […]

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Lessons from a Bear – Surviving as a Seasonal Business Owner

Yesterday, Mainers went to the polls and exercised their right to vote.  On the ballot was a very controversial citizens initiative regarding the methods allowed in hunting our Maine Black Bear.  Regardless of what side of the issue you are on, I have to admit it was heartwarming to hear so many people speaking so […]

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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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Wile E. Coyote -Super Genius, and Super Resilient

Ah, Saturday morning cartoons – nothing brought me more joy than a bowl of fruit loops and the antics of a super sly, super wise guy – Wile E. Coyote.  While Warner Bros made Wile out to be a bumbling buffoon that got blown up … one thing was for sure … he always bounced […]

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A Walk …. with Lexi

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.  ~ Henry David Thoreau Thursday (July 12th) marked the birthday of my favorite author – Henry David Thoreau. To commemorate his birthday, I spent alot of time writing.  I would have gone walking, but we are experiencing a muggy heat wave in the NorthEast, and […]

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What rocks carry the most weight in your life?

Last night, a group of adventurous Trail Blazers met at Gilsland Farms – Maine Audubon to walk and talk about Managing Time – Naturally.  Once everyone arrived, I gathered the group of five around the hood of my Subaru and told a story about a professor who taught his class about time management using a […]

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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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Set Your Compass – What are Your Guiding Principles?

My Dad would often say “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.”  When I was younger, I thought he was just quoting a hokey country music song, but as I grew older – especially when I became a business owner – I knew what he was saying loud and clear.  You need […]

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