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 … Continued

Off the Clock – Mark Your Trail to Success

Some people wonder why I carry a roll of field marking ribbon in my backpack.  My answer? “Because breadcrumbs will get eaten.”  I read the story of Hansel and Gretel, and I know better than to get myself in a … Continued

Off the Clock – SMART Guidelines to Put Your Side-Business into FOCUS

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If you told me two years ago that by taking a full time job, my business would become more streamlined, organized, AND profitable – I would have asked you who bought my business?  But that is what became my reality.  … Continued

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 … Continued

Should I Join a Shared, Co-Working Office Space?

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This post is coming to you directly from my new office space at Peloton Labs in Portland, Maine. It might sound odd to some people that I chose to join a shared office space – after all, I have private … Continued

Rainbows, Unicorns and other “secrets” of marketing….

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I admit … the most frustrating part of being a business owner for me is marketing.  Sometimes, I feel like a lowly pigeon amongst peacocks.  In my industry especially, there are coaches with flashy websites, fancy teleclasses, webinars and “squeeze … Continued