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Are You Letting Your Constraints Define You?

I got some shitty news earlier this year. I was told that because I had started training too aggressively, I had injured my leg and that I would need to stop running completely for at least 20 weeks. That’s TWENTY WEEKS of not doing something I loved! No early summer morning runs through my neighborhood. No runs through Forest Park. …

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A Warning About Being an Over-Giver!

After eating my body weight in potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie over the past few days, I started thinking about what I’ve been doing with my time and how my business has evolved over the past year. I’ve experimented with finding a balance between offering 1:1 custom coaching and group coaching programs. I’ve tried to find a rhythm with delegating […]

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How To Grow Your Business By Working Less

Many entrepreneurs start out as a one-person show. They wear every hat, from bookkeeper and content creator to salesperson and head of customer service. And in my experience, most business owners get so used to doing it all, even once the business is up and running, that they’re convinced they are the only one who can run the whole show. […]

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What To Do When Work Takes Over Your Life

Jill and I like to take mini-vacations. We pack up the Winnebago (Shorty), grab the dog (obviously), and head for a nearby oasis to slow down give ourselves a break. In fact, we’re sitting at the beach right now! Does it ever feel like we have the time to be doing such lavish things? Absolutely not! Is it absolutely necessary? […]

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5 Disciplines of Top Performers

I have to admit, I’ve always hated discipline. But looking back, I can’t deny that discipline was critical in everything I did well (as well as the culprit in everything that I didn’t do so well). I can say without a doubt that my practice of discipline in certain areas of life, again and again, really is key to success. […]

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What Does Making An Impact Mean To You?

As a coach, I love great questions. Great questions have the power to shift thought and consciousness. And the question I have for you today is, “What does making an impact mean to you?” And let’s be honest. Impact can be had on so many levels. I can have a huge impact on a stranger by noticing their smile and telling […]

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Making An Impact: Does It Really Matter?

As I drove downtown to meet a client this week, I looked around at the lanes of traffic and I saw faces of people going about their day — going to work, doing tasks and meeting deadlines. These people could be nurses, engineers, CEOs or accountants, yet in their cars on the way to an office, they all looked the […]

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