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 predicament, and not be able to find my way back. I recently read the story […]Continue reading
Off the Clock – SMART Guidelines to Put Your Side-Business into FOCUS
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. Taking a full time job forced me to reanalyze and restructure my business. I had […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Should I Join a Shared, Co-Working Office Space?
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 office space in South Portland – just a few miles from my house. I can […]Continue reading
Rainbows, Unicorns and other “secrets” of marketing….
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 pages”…. I’m not saying there is anything wrong with elaborate marketing techniques, but for someone […]Continue reading