Plaid Paddle Musings & More

Have you ever secretly scoffed at coaching? I did.

“Life Coaching” is a weird concept and a lot of people don’t get what it actually does. I have yet to hear anyone give a one or two sentence explanation of it that doesn’t sound like either fluff or fiction. The Assumption Here is my current theory as to why it seems...

“And So I Did” – Something I Thought I Would Never

If you have watched the video and survived my enthusiastic delivery, just skip down to “This Changed my Life?” section below. And So I Did -  The Exercise:  Everyone has something that they would love to change or bring into their life that seems possible, but...

Why Self-Help Books Annoy Me

Just in case you were wondering if I’ve always been a model of efficiency and forward momentum, I have not*. Furthermore, I’ve had experience on the other side of this scenario more than once, so trust me, no judgement.  I’ve discovered a new occupational hazard of...

Plaid Paddle Events: Kickstart 2019

The career landscape has changed dramatically, even in the last five years, but have you evolved how you go about setting goals and making changes?WHAT IS THIS ACTUALLY ABOUT? We decided that we would only do this event if we could make it powerful enough that it had...

Are You at a Critical Crossroads?

Sometimes you know that you're at a crossroads. Countless movies and books have been dedicated to the trials and tribulations of a heroine on the precipice of a life defining decision* Obvious big crossroads: You can easily see how these decisions will send you on one...

Do You Need a Reset Ritual?

The Reset Ritual The problem with momentum is that although it can carry us on a good streak with the productive stuff, for example a workout streak, it can also carry us on a bad streak, for example if you’ve started binge watching orange is the New Black on a...

"What if you were always as productive as the day before a vacation?"

"A motivational quote never changed a life"

"I wish I had procrastinated and stayed on the couch surfing Facebook" said no one ever

"Because not everyone is going to wake up at 5:00am"