Find Motivation When You’re Struggling


Some days, no matter how many inspirational quotes you’ve posted on your wall, you struggle with being motivated. Maybe you’ve worked hard all week and you’re tired. Maybe it’s a cold, rainy day and you just want to relax on your couch. Or maybe you worry that you won’t be able to reach the goals […]

Published on November 8th, 2012 in Blog

Treasures in Our Backyards


I was talking to a friend the other day and he relayed a conversation he had with a friend of his from Chicago. The Chicago native was not aware that the Adler Planetarium has a world-renown telescope. I was in Chicago last month and had a few free hours so I made a point to […]

Published on November 1st, 2012 in Blog

What a Wonderful Life


“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” ~Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Tweet

Published on October 30th, 2012 in Blog

What Type of Business Are You?


When I ask that question, I will usually get an answer such as sales, manufacturing, auto repair, nursery, insurance, wealth advisory, aerospace, etc. Actually every organization should consider themselves a marketing organization. From the CEO to the mail clerk, the sales professional. the person on the assembly line, the shipping department employee, the design technician […]

Published on October 29th, 2012 in Blog

Asking Hard Questions to Reach Peace and Productivity


The project deadline has to be met. The phone calls need to be returned. The emails must be answered. It’s easy to find ourselves running ourselves ragged putting out fires but not getting much done. We work hard, but we’re not working on the right things. Although it sometimes seems as if we can’t do […]

Published on October 24th, 2012 in Blog

Take Control of Your Email Inbox to Reduce Stress


According to a study published by the University of Glasgow, the average professional spends roughly 23% of his or her workday on email. Another study done by the UC-Irvine/Army research team found that indicators of stress, anxiety, and depression were significantly greater when participants in the study were allowed access to their email. A control […]

Published on October 18th, 2012 in Blog

How to Apply the 4 Ps of Traditional Marketing to Your Personal Brand


As an professional, you are a brand. Your target market is bombarded with messages from your competitors, and you need to stand out. Creating a memorable personal brand is essential to generate interest in what you offer. This week, Mashable featured a helpful article on how to apply the 4 Ps of traditional marketing (product, […]

Published on October 11th, 2012 in Blog

Top 7 Time Management Practices


Create a daily task list everyday – preferably before you go home each night. Set up guidelines for handling interruptions. Refuse to procrastinate on the important. Delegate well – who is the right person to be handling each task? Use time blocking – and respect the times you have blocked out for the various tasks. […]

Published on October 3rd, 2012 in Blog

How to Handle a Crisis


Ever been lost in the woods, or upside down in a kayak in a rough February ocean? Have you ever had a confrontation with a child, a co-worker, an employee, a friend? Have you had an accident, or come upon an accident? These can all be considered as crises. Depending on how you handle the […]

Published on October 1st, 2012 in Blog

A Shout-Out to Those Going To The Edge


I want to give a shout out to my brother, Wiley, my sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Dick, to a group of friends that accompanied me on a kayak trip last week, and to a friend that helped me climb a mountain to experience one of the most beautiful views on the east coast. First, […]

Published on September 10th, 2012 in Blog
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Why Coaching?

By working with me as your coach, as your partner as you climb the mountain of high achievement, you should expect some , if not all of the following outcomes:

  • Take your business to a higher level
  • Develop strong marketing strategies
  • Develop or improve processes that will help you take your business to the next level while maintaining or improving life balance
  • Stay focused on doing the critical actions that will lead you to success
  • Have a time management process that will reduce the pressure of when and how to wear all the hats required as a sales professional and small business owner
  • Be better at what you do so you will be among the high achievers
  • Have a higher level of self confidence


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