MAWMonday Motivators 02/19/2017

With earnings reports posting for many companies we watch, I re-balanced our stock portfolio leaning more heavily on dividend-paying stocks. It occurred to me that investment is an apt metaphor for a balanced life. Investment is about knowledge, time, and risk just like life. Balance ensures that you get the most value out of your investments and your life. My motivation to ...
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MAWMonday Motivators 02/12/2017

This week, I write to remind you of health, well-being, and success all tied up in one word: Hope. I don't know what keeps you up at night, what criticisms, failures, slander, or loss has you contemplating the worst. But, I do know the solution. It's the only solution really. It's the first to arrive. It allows you to see all the other options and possible outcomes. Cultivate h...
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MAWMonday Motivators 01/22/2017

Inspired by the #WomensMarch, one poster stuck in my mind. It read "This is not the end." Contrary to the doomsday forecast, and the even reasonable despair stemming from the executive orders President Trump signed just an hour after inauguration, this message was a message of hope. It spoke to me of the fact that this current march is about more than Donald Trump. It is about ...
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MAWMonday Motivators 01/01/2017

Happy New Year! Last year, 2016 was a challenging year with some notable achievements sprinkled among big changes. My biggest challenge was learning to allow. Openness to the process and the opportunities that present themselves resulted in a path very different from that which I had envisioned at the beginning of the year. My yearly goal achievement percentage was down to 16%...
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