Financial Wellness

By Christine Moriarty

Back to BasicsThe economy. The gas prices. The food prices. Every where we turn we are reminded that costs are rising. Salaries and wages are not rising to match our increasing financial needs. What to do? Get Back to Basics. Years ago there was a big push in the federal government to zero based budgeting. This is still a standard in the accounting world on how to create spending

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Restyle, Don't Retire

By Christine Moriarty

Restyle Dont RetireAre you letting numbers dictate your life: Wondering how much you will need to retire? And if you should retire at 65 or wait until later? Or are you in the mindset I will never be able to retire. You are stuck in the retirement rut. Retirement is an old and out dated concept. Todays retirement mindset often stems from the number 65 which was the full re

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What to Do When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

By Lynn Robinson

For every failure, theres an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay CosmeticsI give Trust Your Intuition seminars around the world. One of the questions Im asked most frequently is How do you know whether its your fear speaking or your intuition trying to warn you away from som

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Intuitive Idea Generator

By Lynn Robinson

"The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away." Linus Pauling, winner of Nobel Prizes in both peace and chemistry.What do you do when you need an idea and you need it quick? Hire a consultant? Delegate? Panic? No to all of those! You have within you a creative genius ready to help you at a moments notice. You just need a few suggestions to help prime the

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Take Care of Yourself...Slow Down

By Lynn Robinson

What comes to your mind when you think of taking care of yourself? Pause a moment and really think about it Is it a long vacation by the beach? Endless massages? A full month at a restorative spa? Perhaps you imagine you can do that when you retire. Most of us think of taking time out of our lives in order to really nurture ourselves. But what would your life look and feel like if y

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Should I or Shouldn't I? Your Intuition Has the Answers!

By Lynn Robinson

So there you are with all the evidence spread out before you. Youre comfortable with what you see, and youre comfortable with your view from your corner office overlooking some prime Manhattan real estate. Or maybe its your view from the corner of your home where your daughter, now gone to college, once slept. The rooms an office now, and shes depending on your support to fin

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5 Words and Then Some

By Fran Larkin

Control your destinyFormer Danbury resident offers tips for finding success on the path of lifeBy Erik OfgangCONTRIBUTING WRITERUpdated: 06/08/2009 11:04:17 AM EDTIt's a tough job market for college grads, but don't complain to Fran Larkin. He's conquered plenty of challenges in the game of life, and says you can do the same. Larkin, 62, overcame humble origins and forged a lon

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If You ExpectYou Must First Connect!

By Sandy Cerami

Where, and as importantly, when does the connection with a prospective client begin? Hmmmm QUESTION: Why do you we continually experience poorly trained, disinterested, and unprepared people selling everything from mobile phones to automobiles to finance and insurance products? ANSWER: Simply putBecause we allow it, and in many instances, facilitate it through well-intended, but misg

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7 Smart Tips Every New Manager MUST Know To SUCCEED!

By Sandy Cerami

PICTURE THISYOURE A NEW MANAGER WITH YEARS OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE IN LEADING A PARTY OF ONEYOU! Youve spent your career exceeding your own expectations of what was possible, as well as those to whom you have reported, and suddenly, one day, your success catches up with you. You are asked to take a step forward and lead a group of people based on the success youve achieved and r

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How Sex Determines Training and Development Effectiveness

By Julie Doering

Creating relevant training and development programs with the intention of cultivating key players on your team requires innovative awareness and execution of curriculum that support both women and men. Fresh, thoughtful strategic planning is an absolute necessity. The fact is woman learn and grow very differently than their male counterparts. Corporations who are the recognized leaders adapt the

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