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What Gets Maximized?

I read one of Seth Godin’s blogs that asked that question. I thought it was a pretty good one. In our lives, what gets maximized? When we spend our time, what gets maximized? When we deal with our money, what gets maximized? Decide right…

Are You a Financial Olympian?

Did you watch the Olympics? Sadly, I did not see nearly as much as I would have liked, but I popped in here and there. The level of discipline, dedication, single-mindedness, and commitment that these athletes have is so incredible! I saw the…

What’s Your Story?

I just finished reading a lovely book about the magical Waverley women*. If you are a Waverley, you are odd but have a talent that borders on the magical. The Matteson men in the story are prominent business leaders while the Young’s are known…
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Prosperity

Prosperity is the alignment of your beliefs, values, and actions. Lorri Palko & Beth Egan This is a unique way to look at the word prosperity. It puts a different spin on it and makes prosperity that much more attainable and controllable.…

Are you in danger of the Five Buck Syndrome?

I have talked about the “5 buck syndrome” before, many times. I have written about it and yet, this week, I did a lot of “5 bucking.” From app purchases to the shopping cart at the grocery store to online shopping’s lure of “only…

Whoops – Why Did I Do That?

Some mistakes involve doing things we wish we had not done. It happens, but if it happens and happens and happens again, it is probably time to take a closer look at what’s going on. Consider the following whoops areas and see if you fit one: …

What’s Your Dragon?

As you have probably guessed if you have read many of my blog posts, I love quotes. Love, love, love quotes. The right quote can hit you right between the eyes, pierce your heart, or stoke your internal fires. Here’s one that I love from The…