Off the Clock – Well, That Didn’t Go As Planned..

Huh.  It’s October 31st, and while I had pledged to write every day in the month of October (to be clear, that would have been 31 posts on this topic) … I posted eight (well, nine – if you count today) times.   Reflecting on the month, and how swiftly it went by -I am not […]

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Masquerade – Who are You Showing Up As?

Halloween is a time when people can pretend to be someone else, something else, and perhaps even live out a fantasy for a day….  and it’s got me thinking… what masks do we commonly wear? While it’s fun wearing a mask on Halloween, to play a different character for a while, to live out a […]

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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 – 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 […]

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Day 22 – Create Your Motivational Action Plan – Finish Strong

Welcome to Day 22 of the #Write31Days series.  Ok, if you’ve been following along, you will notice my blog is a little behind, and I haven’t made an entry since October 17th.  Truth is, life happens to me, just as it happens to you.  We all get busy, and have friends, family and obligations that […]

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Day 17 – Creating Your Motivational Map – Conscious Goal Setting

A few summers ago, I had some extra time on my hands, so I decided to hike part of the Appalachian Trail for a simple day hike.  With a back-pack with my day-kit of a small first aid kit, my compass, a map, and enough food and water for the day, Lexi and I struck […]

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Wile E. Coyote -Super Genius, and Super Resilient

Ah, Saturday morning cartoons – nothing brought me more joy than a bowl of fruit loops and the antics of a super sly, super wise guy – Wile E. Coyote.  While Warner Bros made Wile out to be a bumbling buffoon that got blown up … one thing was for sure … he always bounced […]

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What my FitBit has taught me about Leadership…

Hello, and meet my new obsession – the FitBit – a tiny little activity tracker that monitors steps you take and your sleep cycles.   Last week, I bought my husband a Fitbit for his birthday, and one for me for.. well, just because.  I figured it would be fun to “compete” with each other […]

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A Walk …. with Lexi

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.  ~ Henry David Thoreau Thursday (July 12th) marked the birthday of my favorite author – Henry David Thoreau. To commemorate his birthday, I spent alot of time writing.  I would have gone walking, but we are experiencing a muggy heat wave in the NorthEast, and […]

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