Becoming Fit     

We talk a lot about the importance of having clients and employees who are the right fit for your organization. What we mean by “fit” is that the clients and employees align with the organization’s core values. Determining the right … READ ON >

3 Possible Outcomes

We republish a blog by Seth Godin from Sept 14, 2017. Seth offers some excellent insights and asks an important question that you need to answer for yourself at the end. Enjoy! May the Shift be with you, TF.   Impossible, … READ ON >

What it Takes to Get the Job Done

How do you measure up? I was giving some thought to things that have worked well for me in the past and that I have observed working well for others. So here are a few of my observations: Get specific. … READ ON >

The Happy Workplace

We spend a large part of our adult lives in the workplace, so it makes sense it should be enjoyed as time well spent. And whether one is a business owner or an employee, we continually look for a high … READ ON >

1 Thing To Do Today

  It is Friday. The end of the week. Maybe it has been a long challenging week. Or maybe it has been a fantastic week. Wherever this message finds you, make sure you do one thing before you go home … READ ON >

Time and Discovery

“I do not want to waste any time. And if you are not working on important things, you are wasting time.” — Dean Kamen, inventor “Time, time, time, see what’s become of me while I looked around for my possibilities.” … READ ON >

The Power Play #5: Expert Power

Today’s blog is the final in our series on the different kinds of power that are involved in your client relationships. First, power is at the heart of our interactions with others. Second, as a financial advisor with a body … READ ON >

Power Play #4: Referent Power

We continue our series of blogs on the bases of power and how they relate to workplace dynamics and our interactions with clients. To date, we’ve reviewed coercive power, legitimate power and reward power. In this blog, we’ll take a … READ ON >

May the Winds be in Your Favor

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … READ ON >

Power Play #3: Reward Power

This is the third in a series of 5 blogs examining the different kinds of power that are involved in your client relationships. First, power is at the heart of our interactions with others. Second, as a financial advisor with … READ ON >