NAVIGATION

Evolving a Mission Statement

Share

So the title sounds very business like. I guess you can’t take the business school out of a woman no matter how hard you try. I started Dirt in Your Skirt back in 2011 with the idea to track my own obstacle racing journey. In 2012, I adopted three words to summarize my personal ethos and that of the website.

 

Explore.

Conquer.

Inspire.

 

At first, the words meant to me and my personal mission was to explore new topics, conquer old fears, and inspire or get inspired by those around me. And it worked for a long time.

 

However, over the years the website has grown and I have grown. After spending the day, at the Outlier Podcast Festival, telling people what my mission statement was for Dirt in Your Skirt I realized that mission statement didn’t fit as well anymore. I took a note to myself as I drove home after the conference and since that time I have refined what Dirt in Your Skirt’s mission is and where it is going.

 

For anyone listening to the podcast, this will come as no surprise, many friends will say “yeah, of course, that’s where you are going” but for some, this might be new. So while on a run this morning with my dogs, I sat with what I am really doing with Dirt in Your Skirt and what the mission has evolved to be.

 

 

Dirt in Your Skirt creates a supportive community for women (and men). Through the podcast, articles, and videos we explore what it means to be human (especially a woman today), conquer old paradigms, and inspire ourselves to live our most authentic being.

 

As Andi Hardy told me when she was just at my house. I am just fascinated by who people are and want to find out what makes them tick. Clearly, one of the reasons I started the podcast and started showcasing athletes even before that.

 

This all falls into line with my Intuitive Coaching that is outlined in my coaching services. My goal is to bring on the guests to help you start to explore many of the topics that for the last five years I have been deep diving into, finding out what makes us all tick, and ultimately how we can be truly 100% comfortable in our own life.

 

My coaching infuses over 15 years of experience as a professional alpine skiing and lacrosse coach, obstacle racing coach, and life coach, and intuitive healer. I am more interested these days in how to have you feel confident in your life and passionate about each day. If you want more info about personal and professional coaching head over to my coaching page.

 

I am really excited to enter this next chapter of Dirt in Your Skirt, continue with the podcast and create more “trailside real talk chats” on a more consistent basis. Let me know what you think about the evolving mission statement and do you have your own personal life mission statement?

Margaret Schlachter

About Margaret Schlachter

Margaret Schlachter is Founder of DirtinYourSkirt.com. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of MudRunGuide.com. She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.
This entry was posted in Musings and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to posts:


  •   Hyper Vest SXY and FIT from Hyperwear.com
  • Instagram

    • Morel season isn’t the longest in Utah. So when you do find these delicious little things it makes them all the more tasty to savor.
::
#morelmushrooms #latergramming #mushroomlove #foragedfood #foragedmushrooms #morels #mushroomsofinstagram #findyourfood #delicious #foundtreasures
    • When in doubt... frittata.
::
Got up tired and figured why not just make a frittata the family can munch on all day. Then I don’t have to worry about lunch or dinner.
::
Gathered our eggs, collected some spinach and collards, cut some onion scapes, minced some garlic from last season and cut up come sweet potatoes.
::
Even when I am tired making a meal from food gathered on the backyard always gives me the boost to finish the meal.
::
Now back to lazing around, reading, napping, and vitamin d on the body.
::
#selfcarematters #frittata #farmfresh #urbanfarmgirl #growyourownfood #utahfoodie #grownwithlove #foodmatters #slowfoodmovement
    • Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same... Robert Frost
::
Whatever road you take is the right road for you. I often think about what would have happened if I took a different road. Where would my life path be?
::
But ultimately realize life has a way of moving you to your purpose. ultimately it didn’t matter which road you took because life has a way of bringing us to the same place.
::
Random thoughts on the beginning of a vacation weekend.
::
#randomthoughts #mountainviews #roadlesstraveled #utahlandscape #aspentree
    • What is @sufferfestbeer all about and why are top athletes like Amelia Boone and Cat Bradley showing it off in their Instagram feeds.
::
I got to chat Founder and CEO @loonsterberg about creating gluten removed beer especially for athletes (but anyone who likes beer will want to give it a try) We chat a bit about their new FKT Pale Ale that was released yesterday in the episode. ::
Podcast episode out today!
::
#willsweatforbeer #sufferfestbeer #femaleentreprenuer #womensupportingwomen #womenpodcast #podcast #womenleadership #craftbeernotcrapbeer #glutenremoved #craftbrews
    • Tomorrow on the podcast I get to chat with @sufferfestbeer Founder and CEO @loonsterberg
::
Sufferfest beer not only tastes so good and being gluten removed my body very much agrees!
::
Tomorrow hear the story behind the company and how gluten removed beer is made!
::
Now we just need to get Utah to carry it so it can be my full time go to beer 🍻 ::
#craftbeer  #mountainrunning #glutenremovedbeer #utahmountains #trailrunning #willsufferforbeer #beerforathletes
    • What do you know about curcumin? I was recently sent a sample from @vitacost
::
I wrote up a blog detailing some of the benefits that have been seen from curcumin for people in terms of inflammation and joint issues.
::
Like any supplement it’s good to do research and luckily I dig through a few scientific papers to help you make a decision if curcumin is a supplement you want to add to your diet.
::
#curcumininperfection #vitacostvip #productreview #sponsoredpost
    • Spent a bunch of today trying to crush the @salmingrunning  OT Comp for a review on @mudrunguide not a bad day when you get to spend time in the woods, run, and capture footage.
::
#mountainviews #mountainrunning #mudrunguide #geartesting #salmingrunning @salmingrunningnorthamerica
    • New podcast out today with @enagoski we talk about the science behind sexual health.
::
I adore Emily’s work and so happy to have been able to interview her!
::
#podcasts #podcastersofinstagram #womenhelpingwomen #womenpodcast #womensexualhealth #healthysexuality #scienceofsex #emilynagoski
    • Before the rain clouds rolled in... now that it’s springtime/nearly summer I try to work outside as much as possible.
::
I am super fortunate to be able to work from home. While it can be lonely at times and even isolating it also is a gift to make my workspace my own wherever I want it to be.
::
It’s so easy to forget the gifts we have when they become our norm. Sometimes I have to step back and realize how fortunate I am for the freedom.
::
#thankfulngrateful #homeofficelife #medialife #outsideoffice #mudrunguide #ocrmedia #createyourreality #abundancemindset #superniceclub

    Follow Me!