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 […]

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 […]

MAWMonday Motivators 03/06/2016

“You have to want it.” I tell my toughest clients like Sean (Robin Williams) in that pivotal scene in the movie Good Will Hunting. “I do want it. But…” they respond. “You have to want it.” I keep my face stern communicating the consistency and certainty of purpose needed to achieve. “Dr. Wright, I do […]

Building a Brand: Seeking Investment or Selling to Cash Out

#BusinessTip #Tuesday Here is the part of the┬ábranding cycle where you actually make money. You have at least two choices in this stage of brand development: seek investment to expand the bounds of the┬ábrand or seek to sell the brand to another firm. Both options have advantages. Ultimately, the decision is made on ownership, legacy, […]