When it comes to hiring the right coach – Buyer, Be Aware

I’m inspired to write this post today because there are so many “coaches” out there today – more than willing to dole out “advice” for a price.   Every day, I come across another coach, who is writing a blog, running a Facebook group, or hosting a Periscope talk… and they are giving out BAD business […]

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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 out a job, at the time, it felt like a “get out of jail free” […]

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Off the Clock – The Road not Taken (YET)

There I was, at a crossroads.  I had traveled so far already.  In the course of five years, I had gotten divorced,  lost my job, my dog, and my truck (cue the banjo) … But I also had gotten got my coaching certification, a new puppy, met the love of my life,  and we were getting […]

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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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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 […]

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How to Prepare to Achieve a Goal

We are never prepared for what we expect. ~James A. Michener My Husband and I went and saw the movie “Wild” starring Reese Witherspoon, based on Cheryl Strayed’s novel.  The movie was exhilarating to me because I loved the book.  I will warn you, if you aren’t into colorful language and racy sex scenes – the […]

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Teach them to roll cast…. How to go above and beyond for your clients

My eyes popped open, and I had one thing on my mind…. grab my gear, my dog, and get down to my favorite fishing hole before anyone else does.  It was still dark as I fumbled my way out of my tent.  Destiny squinted her eyes at me as I shined my flashlight at her […]

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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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Day 23 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan -Lighten Your Load

Welcome to Day 23 of the #write31days series!  Over the last 23 days we have covered a lot of material and concepts together.  Remember, I am offering the Creating Your Motivational Action Plan program for a fraction of it’s regular price this month to celebrate this series… If you’d like to continue this adventure, or […]

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