Introverts of the World, Unite!

“Often we come home from a sharing session with a feeling that something precious has been taken away from us or that holy ground has been trodden upon.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen   Today’s thoughts are for my introverted brothers … READ ON >

5 More Obstacles for Small Business Performance

This is the second in a two-part series. (The first part is here.) #6 Other People Quite often, the people closest to us fear us achieving our goals. They think you might change as a result, and change for you … READ ON >

Your Work as Art, Your Art as Poetry

We’ve written often of how creativity fuels your enterprise.   How the value you bring to your team, your clients, your own world results   from being grateful and from recognizing the abundance of life.   We’ve spoken about how … READ ON >

Don’t Confuse Being Obsolete With Being Absent

Getting your business to the point where it runs itself is a great goal, and I know a lot of people who have managed to do it. I also know a lot of people who have gotten to that blissful … READ ON >

Renaissance Man

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci To our friends in the U.S., we wish … READ ON >

5 Obstacles To Small Business Performance

This will be the first in a two-part series about 10 obstacles we have observed for the small business owner. Part Two will be posted next Thursday. #1 Clear, Specific, Measurable Goals While you may have spent a lot of … READ ON >

10 Best Practices for Support Team Members


In today’s environment, having a well-structured team with dedicated support team members often proves to be the competitive advantage for advisors. With what we see in the industry, support team members are often under-utilized or not provided with the right … READ ON >

An Abundance Exercise

Yesterday, I wrote about adopting an abundance mindset. You can read about it here if you missed it. Today’s blog is to help get you started on adopting an abundance mindset by completing this simple exercise that comes to you … READ ON >

The Abundance Mindset

The following are my two favorite definitions of abundance: Overflowing fullness. An extremely plentiful or over-sufficient quantity or supply. I’m sitting beside the fire at Pine Lodge, and it’s a pretty special time. Sherri and I bought Pine Lodge when … READ ON >

The Real Theory of Relativity

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein This quote outlines the theory of relativity for business. It is all fine and well to pursue success for the sake of it. I mean, … READ ON >