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
Many experts have told me that the best way to keep motivated is to keep my eye on the goal. I’ve been told to envision how reaching the goal will feel and look. Frankly, I’ve even said the same thing to people. But you know what - it doesn’t always work. I’m striving to reach a personal goal – … [Read more...] about Where Is Your Focus?
It’s so easy to come up with a million excuses to not do something. Success coaching has taught me the trick is to come up with just one reason why you should do it anyway. This morning before heading to the gym for my 30-minute boot camp class, I made the decision that after class I’d go for a … [Read more...] about Excuses Get You Nowhere [VIDEO]
A couple of years ago I was concerned about becoming an “empty nester”. Well, here I am three years later, and over all of that time, I only had an empty nest for three months. You may remember that Eric started college only to come home a semester later and get a job. He was home for a … [Read more...] about Do you worry prematurely?
It kind of ended up being a three-day weekend, and a lesson in productivity coaching for me. At some point, late Friday morning I found myself uninterested in what I was doing. I felt like I was pretending to work. An hour went by, and then two. I realized I needed to stop. I got up from my desk and … [Read more...] about Get Out!
As I sat down to write this note several things were going through my mind. Just as I teach my productivity coaching clients, I had to focus and figure out what I was going to write about, and that meant thinking about the past week. The most notable thing was the wacky weather. On Wednesday, it … [Read more...] about True Story