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 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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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 want it!" the frustration begins to well up. "You have to want it." My v...
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Building a Brand: Seeking Investment or Selling to Cash Out

#BusinessTip #Tuesday Here is the part of the branding 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 brand or seek to sell the brand to another firm. Both options have advantages. Ultimately, the decision is made on ownership, legacy, and profitability. Ownership Who owns t...
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