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The Start-Up Routine

My senior year of high school, I took a college English course.  One of the requirements for this course was to write an essay every week.  I don’t remember what the topics were; however, I do remember each essay had a minimum number of words and I started off the year by putting off writing […]

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3 Keys to Success

Recently I had the pleasure of running two segments during the spring training day for Cape Cod Tree & Landscape (https://www.capecodtreeandlandscape.com).  The co-owners, Chris and Virginia Smith, were proud to have most of their crew come back for another season and several of the people had been part of the company for a number of […]

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I Love Tea!

I love tea!  When all my friends were drinking coffee in college, I drank tea.  Even when I worked in corporate, I drank tea.  I drank regular black tea, green tea, decaffeinated tea, etc.  Since I drank tea all the time, I found myself collecting many different types of teas.  One entire cabinet in our […]

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Not busy = Unproductive

Recently my networking colleague was lamenting because she normally is a very productive person; however, over the past few weeks things have been slow and she finds it difficult to get anything done!  Does this happen to you, too? It definitely happens to me!  I’ll be zipping through things at maximum speed, crossing things off […]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

Let me start by saying two things… I am not a huge sports fan You don’t have to like the Patriots or even football to take something away from this newsletter After watching the New England Patriots win the 51st Super Bowl this past Sunday I was inspired to write this newsletter. In case you […]

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Do It Differently!

Happy New Year!  It’s fun to think of all the possibilities that lie before you at the beginning of a brand New Year!  Do you have a new business or personal goal you are really excited about?     For many years in my business, I approached a New Year excited about how much I was […]

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Is Balance Better?

“Balance is overrated.” ~ Thomas Leonard, Founding Father for the Coaching Profession Balance…what do you think of when you read that word?  A balance beam?  A balanced diet?  Maybe you think of someone standing on one leg. I think of a see-saw or teeter totter, which is what it’s more commonly called today!  I remember as […]

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The Chaotic Swirl Can Mean…

A number of people I have talked to recently told me their lives have gotten so much more chaotic. Sometimes being overly busy is more of a state of mind than having a to-do list the size of a giant dictionary.  And, sometimes when we feel like we are in a tornado of chaos or as I like […]

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5 Steps to YOUR Fresh Start

Show of hands… How many of you automatically think of restarting school when you think of September? I sure do! Those of you who have children still in school probably really feel that way! Take a second to think about the significance of restarting school when you were a youngster. Did it mean seeing friends […]

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Is it Time for Some Time Off?

“Vacations brighten a man. They tend to make his work more attractive to him and to make him more attractive to his work.” ~ Harry Van Demark Cranky, impatient, exhausted and a mistake magnet are just a few of the words used to describe someone who is in dire need of a vacation.  Have you […]

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