April 18, 2022

The invention that will sink humanity…if we let it.

Man, I must be so important. Man, you must be so important! I mean, we both must be so important, right? With our phones at our ears 24/7?! We even put our cell phones right on the table during meals, at the ready like wild west gunslingers at high noon, or Pavlovian dogs salivating for the next call, text, or email. What’s so important that we need to be connected to our phones even during time with family? Are we expecting the White House to call us for guidance in handling the Ukraine/Russia conflict? Is Elon Musk going to check […]
April 12, 2022

Let the light in.

Over the last week, I was on vacation with my family – experiencing my very first week as a member of the 45-year-old club. Through it all, I can’t help but think just how lucky I am – and how lucky I’ve been throughout my life. Sure, there have been ups and downs, but the overwhelming feeling that permeates my thoughts are those of gratitude. Why it takes vacation or time away to realize that, I don’t know. Maybe it’s having time and space to be able to reflect or being outside of my normal routine that allows me to […]
April 5, 2022

March 2022 Economic and Market Recap

March stock market recap Wall Street rebounded soundly in March after seeing negative returns in February. For the month of March, the three major indexes showed positive returns. March 2022: Dow Jones Industrial Average +2.3% Nasdaq Composite +3.4% S&P 500 Index +3.6% Stock market in the red for Q1 Finishing well into the red, Q1 of 2022 marked the worst quarter for the stock market since Q1 of 2020, two years ago, when the S&P 500 sank 20%. Stock market recap for the first quarter of 2022: Dow Jones Industrial Average -4.6% Nasdaq -9.1% S&P 500 -5.0% Market corrections According to Yardeni Research, […]
April 1, 2022

Rip up your old map.

As we get closer to closing out the first quarter of 2022, I thought it was a good time to reflect on the year – what has gone well and what still needs to be worked on. The bad news is that I’m definitely off course and still have a lot of ground to make up. But the good news? It’s up to me to rip up my map and create a new one. Let me explain: Every year I write up a business plan. However, this guiding document is never just about business. My detailed plan also covers my goals and […]
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