In Tough Times We Need Sharper Tools

I’ve lived through eight recessions and run businesses during four of them. I’ve learned that some people thrive while the majority just panic. You don’t have to roll over for this recession; you can create your own “upturn during the downturn”. Then when the tough times are over, you’ll be stronger and more successful than […]

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“Your Doctor Called…”

I was working at home while recovering from pneumonia. I took a phone call from Vikki’s doctor. They asked me to have her call and make an appointment to “discuss her mammogram results”. That led to a biopsy then another wait for results, and then another call like the first one. “The doctor wants you […]

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Your Personal Independence Day

Here’s a way you can win your own personal “revolution”. I had a client recently who complained about not feeling like he was “his own person.” “It’s like I live my whole life for others, and I never really feel worthy.” Pretty funny, since he an attorney, partner in a large firm employing a couple […]

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A Fern Named Lazarus

I have an asparagus fern named Lazarus.   Why did I name him Lazarus? I’ll tell you why. I named him Lazarus because when I first got him for my batchelor  apartment I was sometimes a neglectful caretaker. I got the plant so there would be something alive in my apartment besides me. It came […]

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SORRY

Here’s a tip you can learn from a client of mine without going through his pain. Or mine. Let’s call him “Mike”. Mike had a deal go sour and it ended up in arbitration. They came up with a settlement that they both signed but the other guy wasn’t keeping up his side. Mike and […]

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