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 6 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – 5 Essential Tools You Need in Your Entrepreneurial Survival Pack

Welcome to day 6 of a 31 day series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan” – a simple, one page tool that will guide you on your journey to success.  In yesterdays post – I told the story of climbing Mt. Katahdin without my survival pack.  I had no flashlights, no rope, and no large first […]

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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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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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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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In order to grow, you need to break….

Tomorrow I am going to a four-day training course to become a Registered Maine Guide.  I have wanted this designation all my life, and at the tender age of 40 I am finally going for it.  Admittedly, I am a mix of anticipation, excitement and nerves.  Thanks to GPS and technology –  it’s been years […]

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Persevere in icy conditions …

Yesterday morning, I woke up and peered out my window at the new coating of shimmering ice on the ground, roads and trees, and  contemplated skipping my morning walk.  The conditions are treacherous.   I’ll fall and break something.  Yup, my Ya-But excuse maker was working overtime.  Ya, I could go for a walk, BUT…. its […]

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