Secrets of the Successful – #4

A friend, mentor, and father like figure to me in business was Jack Howe. Some would say that he was not easy to get along with, some would say he pushed too hard. But what he possessed was determination. He was determined to not only be his best, but to change the world. Maybe he […]

Secrets of the Successful – #3

Do you find yourself searching or wondering what your true talent is? Do you think that maybe if you can uncover your true talent you will find the right job, the right opportunity, or that special circumstance that will be meaningful to you?  We spend so much time worried about our skill set and how […]

Brexit and the Boston Tea Party

Let me ask you a question? Do you perceive the Boston Tea Party as a negative historical event? I would agree that in the short-term it was not very pretty, yet in the long-term it led to the independence, formation, and growth of our great nation.  As for Britain, they too survived and continued to […]

Secrets of the Successful – #2

As human beings we want to feel we belong. After all, being part of the group is instinctual to our survival. We are taught from a young age to not make a scene, to be mindful of what we say and do, to be a good team player. As a parent, the desire sometimes to […]

Secrets of the Successful – #1

I’ve been in financial services for over 30 years. When you do something for that long the patterns emerge and you see why things are the way they are. I’ve had the privilege of getting to know hundreds of successful people, some of the most successful people in the country, to discuss their dreams, their […]