Life will never be the same –nor has it ever been. The question is, which group will you choose to be in? Those who mourn the loss of what was or those who rejoice in their ability to adapt?

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We live in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world, wouldn’t you agree? And, as a result, most of us will need to rethink our financial decisions sometime soon. This has to do with earning, spending, savings, investments, and insurance. Now is the time seize the opportunity to restructure and reorganize around a set of…

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Success in this new world will require clarity of mind. The core imperative of business is to create value for a customer. Success is about understanding how to create and deliver value. In this time of economic crisis, commit to becoming a Value Creator for everyone.

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The global economic upheaval caused by the Coronavirus is nearly overwhelming for most. Working from home, if working at all, is causing many to question what work and life will look like on the other side. Here is my advice: Don’t sit around waiting for the future to come to you. Go out into the world…

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It amazes me to see this is post # 52 and the realization that I have been writing these for one full year, not missing a week. Furthermore, it means that you have read (you have, haven’t you?) 52 posts.  Thank you for your loyalty. I have truly enjoyed your occasional comments. Please stay tuned…

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Financial services professionals, (insurance agents, financial planners, financial advisors), are in the business of selling financial products and services. What are financial professionals really selling? I like to think that they are selling TEA. Allow me to explain. Coincidently, my personal initials are T.E.A. and my beverage of choice is hot, strong, British tea. By…

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They came again, last night, and ate most of the chrysanthemums that we had planted this fall. What kind of visitors would eat our flowers, you might ask? Deer, of course! They still come regularly, sometimes one or two at a time, and sometimes as many as ten. They forage on our property and graze…

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Do you really want to be successful? What are you willing to do to achieve your goal? You ask, “What is the formula for achievement?” Here is a quotation from the past to guide you: “First, have a definite, clear practical ideal: a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends;…

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Motivation has been the hot topic, as of late. I have had many conversations with sales managers related to this topic. Careers that offer an unlimited opportunity to be successful, have excellent income potential, and permit a fair amount of autonomy, seem to have a fair number of persons who fail to achieve the results…

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Pyramids have fascinated me for most of my life, as you know from reading last week’s post.  Joseph, my Hungarian friend, inspired my interest in applying the pyramid as a symbol of building a business and a life.  He is an avid student of philosophy and we have spent many hours discussing the classical Greek…

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