I’ve been in business for over 15 years. I’ve tried a lot of different things. Some worked really well, others didn’t. I’ve enjoyed some of the things I did and didn’t enjoy others. Many times I aimed to do things the easy way. In fact, I often encourage my clients to look for the easy way to … [Read more...] about What Road Will You Take?
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Sammi and I took an introduction to glass blowing class last weekend. We learned how to gather glass onto a pole, shape it into a circle and cut it off the pole. We made a marble, and a paperweight. It’s harder than I thought, and the glass is incredibly hot (2000°). Here’s a picture of me gathering … [Read more...] about OUCH! That was hot!
I took advantage of the beautiful weather this past week and took Dani for a walk in the woods. There were leaves all over the ground, and even though I walk there often, I had to pay attention to make sure I stayed on the trail. It made me realize that we often go into situations thinking they will … [Read more...] about Things Change
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…