Preventing a Q4 Slump

While I would never discourage someone from reveling in holiday cheer, enjoying time off, and spending quality hours with friends and family, I want you to be cautious of how easy it is to slide through time. This is particularly true of the second half of the year.


Don’t let holiday fun detract from your personal success There is always something on the horizon. Whether it’s Memorial Day weekend, an upcoming vacation or end-of-year celebrations, it seems our schedules are always packed with distractions. Don’t get me wrong. Holidays and celebrations are wonderful! They break up the monotony of the day-to-day grind and […]

Putting the ‘FU’ Back in Fun

The idea that happiness really is all around us is an accurate one. Whether we choose to see – and act – upon that happiness is another thing.


Opportunities for fun are endless Our daily grind can really wreak havoc on that little three-little “F” word. Yes, I’m talking about “fun!” We may not all be Tom Hanks in the movie Big, but that doesn’t mean we can’t seek out and recognize joy whenever, however and wherever we can. Happiness isn’t just found […]

Message in an Already Packed Bottle

To take action immediately when you come across an email that needs your attention or will only take a few minutes. Forwarding the email to someone else who can handle it is also an option.


Incessant inbox checking is not actually “working” Our inboxes are one of the major sources of distraction throughout the day. Whether we’re at our desks, in the car, at the gym, waiting for a train or find just a few moments to ourselves, email joins other culprits like social media, texting and mindlessly web surfing […]

Summer is Home Renovation Season!

We know that investing in a home can be extremely worthwhile. Let’s make sure these diligent homeowners know all the options available to them that utilize both new and existing sources of financing.

Summertime is not only the ideal period for homebuying, but for home renovating as well! We typically tend to have more free time to carry out the smaller projects we’ve been putting off all year long, along with an abundance of help in the forms of relatives, friends, neighbors and older children who can assist […]

Achieve Peace, Mindfulness Without Meditation

Add some Zen to your personal space, both at home and in the office. If zen for you involves traditional items like a small Buddha statue, desktop Zen garden or Bonzai tree, great.


Silence does not automatically equal success Peace comes in many forms Removing the negative can be just as valuable as adding the positive The benefits of meditation are lauded and proven. No one is arguing that whether it’s a few quiet moments in the morning, a peaceful, solo run at lunch or a full-out, 20-minute […]