Remember or Forget?

Remember or Forget? It’s the 10th of January 2017. Have you “Remembered” or “Forgotten”? What, you may be asking? Resolutions of course! Popular consensus has it that by the 31st of January most will have abandoned their New Year’s Eve’s Resolutions.  A somewhat more studied approach has that date moved to Feb 14th … neither [Read More…]

BAIL-IN or BAIL-OUT … what’s the Difference?

Do you like those “Farmers Insurance” ads on TV?  You know the tag line ~ “We know a thing or two, because we’ve seen a thing or two” I like the ads and I like Farmer’s “I know a thing or two – because I’ve seen a thing or two in my life also! In [Read More…]

“Got Happiness”

“Got Happiness” … spend a few minutes if you’d like more Seems to be in short supply today … but I believe too many are seduced by the quest for a “quick” helping of the sensations we call happiness instead of a daily diet of Joy. Tony Robbins, a fellow Coach posted an article titled [Read More…]

Leadership in my Company – a “quick temperature check”

Regardless of the current state of your business, it is imperative that you ask yourself the question, “might the leadership in my company be failing?” A valuable tool to help you determine the answer to this question is this check list1.  The answer may be “yes” if one or more of these conditions are present [Read More…]

January 1st Goals

My Goal Planning Sheet (GPS) coupled with my Goal Achievement Program (GAP) will change your outcomes this year … Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Millions “resolve” to accomplish these and other goals in the coming year. Statistics compiled over the years, however, find the outcomes are not as positive as the intent [Read More…]

Are you behind the financial eight ball?

“Killing Me Softly with His Song” is a song composed by Charles Fox with lyrics by Norman Gimbel. The song was written in collaboration with Lori Lieberman, who recorded the song in late 1971. It was a number-one hit in 1973 for Roberta Flack. A year after this popular song hit the airwaves I found [Read More…]

It’s NOT Common Core that’s the Problem

I surely can’t speak for the professional educators, or the Governments Dept of Education, or the Governor’s who have enacted “Common Core” … I am fortunate enough to have grown up on a tomato farm in southern New Jersey in the 50’s and 60’s. My teachers (most of them) taught my father in the same [Read More…]

HOPE is a four letter word!

Have you ever found yourself working with a prospect for any extended period of time?  All of your interactions have been positive; they appear to like you and by all indications are interested in your ideas. They request a proposal (RFP) and you spend hours creating one. You give them your – unique selling proposition [Read More…]

How do you see yourself in 2014?

Look at this picture closely … what do you see?  Keep looking – do you see the other woman?  I’m sure you’ll find them both … just as you would if you look at yourself as closely! (Don’t we all have at least (2) sides to our nature? Goals – there’s (2) sides to them: [Read More…]

FTC: One Out of Five Consumers Has Errors on Their Credit Report

Go to this link to watch the story on how many people have errors in their report (how many are significant errors!) and what to do to fix it!  When it comes to your Credit File YOU must be proactive to maintain it up to date and error free … the report effects many aspects [Read More…]