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After Further Review, The Glass Is Half Full

“Optimism is the only realism.” Nick Murray How does one manage to stay upbeat when it appears much of what you read and hear these days is disturbing, sometimes even tragic? Well, appearances can be deceiving – taking a step back and examining the facts is a way to gain the perspective that will allow…

It’s September 2018 – Time to Go Back to School

“Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, fifty books per year, and will guarantee your success.”  Brian Tracy, personal development guru It’s September again. I’ll bet it’s been a long time since you went to college, where the school year started each fall. But…

How to Go from Commodity to Trusted Confidant

Add value by sharing your life experience. “Give value. Give value, Give value. And then ask for the business.” Gary Vaynerchuk It doesn’t matter what your business is in the competitive world of professionals – Financial Advisor, Attorney, CPA, Benefits Consultant, etc. – you’re most likely initially perceived as a commodity by the people in…