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?
I visited my mom this past weekend. To celebrate National Chocolate Day (it was Saturday; did you celebrate?) we went to Ice and Vice, a gourmet ice cream shop, with the intention of getting chocolate ice cream. Instead, we received a valuable business lesson. There were about five people waiting … [Read more...] about Ice cream and a valuable business lesson
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