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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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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Trail Angels – Supporters of our Journey

Lexi – my 4-legged fellow adventurer and I walked the Greenbelt Pathway from MilCreek Hannaford in South Portland, Maine to Bug Light last night, and we made a pit-stop at a Trail Angel location along the way.  This person is kind enough to set out water and dog biscuits for the canine trekkers along the […]

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How to Flaunt Your Flaws and still be Fabulous

Let’s face it – no body is perfect – but when we are small business owners, sometimes we pretend to be.   But we all have quirks that make us unique, problems that tangle into our lives, and issues we wish we didn’t have to deal with, and flaws that we’d rather pretend don’t exist.  But […]

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Do You Bounce or Break?

Carefully making my way down the trail from the summit of East Kennebago Mountain, my legs felt like jello.   The elevation wasn’t too bad (3800′) but it was more strenuous than I expected.  Each step down my shins,  thighs and hips spoke to me.   I baby stepped down another few steps and felt my entire […]

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