Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shed Four False Financial Beliefs, Starting With ‘You Deserve It’

As the year comes to a close, there are sure to be plenty of resolutions that people will be making for 2013. Lose a few pounds, save a few bucks, that sort of thing. But once a week over the…

Stepping Outside Comfort Zone Takes Willingness to Start Over

There is a huge body of thinking and teaching that communicates a very important truth: you don’t have to bring your negative baggage into your future. But something that you rarely hear about, and equally true, is the reverse of…

Gangnam Style, Amway-Style

Just found out this Gangnam Style video just hit #1 in number of views all-time on YouTube, passing 800 million and Justin Bieber’s “Baby” (which I’ve yet to see). It was five days ago that I first saw the official video,…

Looking Beyond ‘Define Necessity’

A contrasting set of photos is making the rounds of Facebook this week. One shows a group of malnourished children reaching out, presumably for some desperately needed food in a desolate corner of the world. The other photograph depicts a…

Nope, You Cannot Have It All…So Drop The Good To Get to Great

It’s one of the most obvious truths around: “You can’t have it all.” But let’s get beyond that hackneyed phrase, to something more meaningful: Knowing that you can’t have it all, what do you need to let go in order…

Superstorm Sandy’s Wreckage Is No Match for NYC Marathoners

Unless you have experienced a particular trial or dramatic life change yourself, it’s hard to come close to understanding the range of emotions that others face as they go through it. Until I faced a health challenge earlier this year,…

3 Steps to Think & Act Locally: Invest in What You Can Control

Tomorrow is Election Day and here in Illinois, there are dozens of other races where my vote will make a bigger difference than in the Presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. This isn’t one of the so-called “Swing…