What I Didn’t Do

Published on 19 July 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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As the French policeman stepped aboard the bus, I knew what he was looking for. He was looking for the man who had assaulted one of the supervisors (knocking him unconscious) at the American Cemetery just above Omaha beach in Normandy. My wife, Margie, and I were on the fourth day of a World War […]

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We like to think that we are logical, rational beings. We want to believe that we weigh the pros and cons of each decision and choose the most effective course of action before we act. However, when it comes to money, our brains haven’t evolved much beyond those of our furry friends. Money is a […]

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Don’t Always Believe What You Think

Published on 01 June 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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Imagine yourself at a business meeting. You are introduced to a business associate named Mark. When you shake Mark’s hand, you notice him look away. What you say to yourself about Mark’s behavior will be automatic, and will determine how you feel about the encounter. If you say to yourself, “Mark is rude. He insulted […]

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7 Steps for Getting What You Want

Published on 01 May 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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Do you set goals for yourself? Without goals you are like a thoroughbred race horse cooped up in a stable, a Porsche 911 without a steering wheel, an archeologist without a shovel, or a championship football team without a playbook. In other words, you severely limit yourself by not having goals. The Importance of Goals […]

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The Labyrinth

Published on 01 April 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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Before a recent workshop I led the sponsor of that workshop took me to a beautiful outdoor garden created by and on the grounds of a major cancer treatment center.  The garden was rich in flowers and their stunningly sweet aromas, shady trees, misting water features, sculptures, walking paths and most of all intense, almost […]

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Rich People Are Greedy

Published on 01 April 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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Do you hate rich people? Come on, be honest. Rich people are greedy and shallow. They get rich by taking advantage of others. They are miserly and selfish. Money is their god. They don’t really care about the poor or less fortunate. Deep down they are not really happy anyway. Our beliefs about money drive […]

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Are You Sabotaging Your Success?

Published on 22 March 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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How much cash do you carry in your wallet or purse? Chances are there is a certain amount you like to carry with you. Any more or any less and you start to get nervous. Your Financial Comfort Zone (FCZ) works in a similar way. Your FCZ is the socioeconomic level that feels the most […]

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Little Green Lies

Published on 02 March 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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Recovering from Financial Infidelity Do you keep money secrets from your partner? Do you spend money without your partner’s knowledge? Do you hide purchases? Do you tell your partner you spent less on something than you actually did? Do you have secret stashes of money that your partner knows nothing about? Have you made investment […]

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The Game

Published on 01 March 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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I was seven weeks into a massively complicated medical ordeal a couple of years ago.  I had an experience that I describe as a day- time nightmare.  I was lying in bed, half conscious, half-delirious with pain with a good dose of loss of hope as a chaser.  This experience came to me and I […]

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My Judgmental Self

Published on 26 January 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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I was on a 3-week trip recently and ended up having to interact with a lady who tended to drive me nuts.  She was loud, discourteous, self-centered, interrupted people, acted entitled, and half a dozen other irritating behaviors.  After a while, her mere presence, irritated me.  I have also been one to judge negatively and […]

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