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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Story Selling – Harness The Power of Your Story for Masterful Marketing!

WHEN : Saturday, June 18th – 09:00AM – 12:00PM WHERE: Maine Audubon – 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth COST: $ 15.00 – advanced RSVP  / $20.00 drop in RAINDATE: TBA – please check back on this message board – and/or our facebook group for details. https://www.facebook.com/groups/blazingtrailscoaching/ What’s your story? Your compelling story is one of […]

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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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Off the Clock – Leaders, Burn the Effin Cookies!!

“UGH!!!! I burned the effin’ cookies!!!” Not sure whether to laugh or hide, MyHoney rolled his eyes and tried to soothe my Inner Martha Stewart the best he could.  While running around, opening the door to my apartment, turning on the fan over the oven and praying to God that my smoke alarms wouldn’t start […]

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Day 30 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – Signal for Help

I’ll never forget a camping trip I took with friends a few years back.  A group of us always got together for an annual camping trip, and we all rented sites close to each other, and set up one site in the middle as a “community kitchen.”  During the day we hiked, kayaked and fished, […]

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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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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 4

Hey Trail Blazers – Hope you got out and had some adventures this weekend.  If you’ve been following along, you know that I’ve been posting a blog series “The Five C’s of Confident Leaders…. essentially – what makes a confident leader tick.  If this is your first time here, be sure to read up on […]

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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 […]

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