Archive for July 2015

You Are Not a Number

Sci-fi book series and movies franchises are all the rage these days. According to story lines like the ones featured in The Hunger Gamesand Divergent series, one day we’ll all be divided into factions, dressed in the same clothes, doing identical tasks, and given the same medicine, no matter what troubles us. To me, that…

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Uncover Your Hidden Purpose

Mac Lewis is not your typical new business owner. He’s chief executive officer and co-founder of FieldSolutions.Working with a network of more than 27,000 independent contractors, the company provides field service technicians to large technology companies throughout North America. The thing is, Mac started the company when he was 60 years old. He had worked…

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You Have Money… Now Can You Keep It?

What do Wayne Newton, Mark Twain, and MC Hammer all have in common? They all declared bankruptcy after amassing a great fortune through their trades and talents. Their cautionary tales seem to prove one commonly held belief to be true:  Making money is not the hardest part—the hardest part is holding on to it. Now,…

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Don't Be A Prisoner of Time

We Americans sure do love our adages. But when it comes to the concept of time, there seems to be some conflicting ideas on the subject. If “the early bird catches the worm,” and “there’s no time like the present,” then why do “the best things come to those who wait?” Maybe mixed signals like…

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