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Big Changes for 2017

Well, we have a brand new year, and with it comes much to think about in terms of coming up with a clear-eyed, pragmatic outlook for what we might expect over the next twelve months. I’m going to discuss two important topics in this article; what we might reasonably expect to see in the financial […]

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Market Update: Fourth Quarter 2016

2016 has to be one of the more fascinating years we have had in some time. From the rocky start in the stock market right out of the gate, to the toxic political environment during the presidential election, to the untimely deaths of a number of iconic musicians and actors, it seemed like 2016 had […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 4

We’re ready to take a deeper dive now, exploring the difference between analytical and intuitive thinking. Dr. Roger Sperry, a 1981 Nobel Prize winner, found that two distinctly different brains coexist inside our heads. Each processes information quite differently and independently from one another, using different processing languages.  As a result, each one accumulates and […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 4: The Astounding Power of Recognizing Strengths in Others

In my last post discussing the groundbreaking book, Breaking the Rules, by Kurt and Patricia Wright, we learned to reframe our old outmoded relationships to the belief that people actually have weaknesses, when in fact we only have strengths. Some strengths are baby strengths, to be sure, but any ability we have to do something […]

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