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My mother never went to Europe.She talked about it, dreamed about it – even opened a travel agency at age 55. Never got there. She died 15 years later, never achieving the goal. Oh, she achieved plenty of other goals. But not that one. I … more
January was National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can change your life – and the lives of your mentees. Mentoring means helping less-experienced people observe, experiment with and evaluate different work strategies. And the benefits are not limited … more
Last spring, I was playing a great game of golf. I stood on the 18th tee, and with a birdie on the final hole, I would shoot an even par 72. I pulled out my driver one last time. Having hit 13 good drives in a row, I was superexcited about telling … more
No matter what you do, getting ahead shouldn't depend on lucky breaks, favoritism or even hard work. It should be in our control. To make that happen, certain behaviors will help you stand out from the crowd. Here are eight of them. n Be … more
Lord Chesterfield, in his famous letters to his son, wrote: "Here is the way to get people to like you. Make every person like himself a little better, and I promise that he or she will like you very much." Most of us are aware of the … more
Financial advisers say clients often overestimate their tolerance for risk. But data suggest it’s really financial advisers who become more nervous than they expected when markets become volatile. more
Ever dream? Ever had a scary dream? Think you were dying? Falling? Wake up in a sweat? What causes dreams? I have no idea – and neither do the experts. All kinds of studies, all kinds of theories, all kinds of books, very few … more
It's getting easier and easier to navigate the highways and byways through the magic of GPS – the Global Positioning System. The service is in your car, your phone, your tablet, your watch. You are running out of excuses for not getting to where … more
Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75-employee kitchen-cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I officially took the job, I worked in the shop at each job and set production standards based on what I could produce at each station. … more
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