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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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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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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Day 6 – Creating Your Motivational Action Plan – 5 Essential Tools You Need in Your Entrepreneurial Survival Pack

Welcome to day 6 of a 31 day series “Creating Your Motivational Action Plan” – a simple, one page tool that will guide you on your journey to success.  In yesterdays post – I told the story of climbing Mt. Katahdin without my survival pack.  I had no flashlights, no rope, and no large first […]

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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 Sixth “C” of Confident Leaders

Last week I wrote a blog series “the Five C’s of Confident Leaders” – and I listed the five key elements that leaders must have to lead with confidence – Character, Control, Consistency, Credibility, and Capability.  I realized this morning as I was reading my copy of “Think and Grow Rich” by Napolean Hill (I […]

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The Five “C’s” of Confident Leaders – Part 2

As I posted yesterday, for the next few days I am going to post about the “Five C’s of Confident Leaders.”  What does it mean to be a confident leader?  When I think of confident leaders, I think of someone who is free of self doubt.  However – we know we all have a nagging […]

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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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