Stories sell, details don't. I’m not a big drinker. I’ll have an occasional glass of wine or beer. Sometimes I’ll even have a mixed drink. I don’t like whiskey but my husband, Paul, does. So, it seemed natural to pay a visit to the Stranahan’s Distillery when we found ourselves in Denver, … [Read more...] about A Story Always Trumps Details
As a personal business coach I regularly learn from, and coach from, lessons learned from everyday living. It's important to focus on where you hope to go, rather than where you happen to be in the moment. Like this lesson, learned today... It was a chilly morning and I headed out for a walk. As … [Read more...] about Focus on Where You’re Going – Not Where You Are
I got home from Canada on Monday, drove to Vermont on Friday, returned on Saturday. Then, I flew to Phoenix on Sunday for a meeting on Monday, and returned home late last night. It feels good to be home. I only have one more trip on the calendar in the foreseeable future – I’ll be spending a week in … [Read more...] about I walked out of the restaurant. Here’s why….
Something I’ve learned from entrepreneur coaching is that you should stop trying to reinvent the wheel. Instead of wasting energy and effort on trying to create something different for its own sake, try using what you already have in new, original, and exciting ways. Use What You Already Have in … [Read more...] about Stop doing more…
Back in June I decided that I would start running again. I don’t particularly like running and set my goal at 5K (3.1 miles). A friend challenged me to increase my goal to 10k, and so I did. It took me all summer. I hit the goal on Sunday with a 10K run. I ran at an average pace of 10 ½-minute … [Read more...] about My Road to 10K
Getting it done, even when you don't want to - is a big part of productivity coaching. It's about having integrity - toward yourself and with others. I don’t want to be doing this. It was a long, good, holiday weekend, and I don’t want to be writing this right now. I was negotiating with … [Read more...] about UGH!