Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com Financial planner Jonathan Pond has one small piece of advice about making money: Use common sense. In Grow Your Money, he proves, once again, that you don’t need a stern lecture or a rousing wake-up call to get your money life in order. “If […]
By Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com “The very best advice of any kind that I can give you is to teach your children or your grandchildren Chinese,” Jim Rogers writes in A Bull in China. “It is going to be the most important language of their lifetimes.” Q: The language […]
Punching In: The Unauthorized Adventures of a Front-Line Employee Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com It’s harder than you think to get hired these days. This isn’t about fancy jobs that require an advanced degree and offer solid benefits. Think of entry-level jobs at Whole Foods, Home Depot (HD) or Best Buy (BBY). […]
Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com Something about Stephen Pollan is reassuring. Pollan, 78, is the author of many fine money books, including Die Broke, Fire Your Boss and Live Rich. Lifelines for Money Misfortunes (written with Mark Levine) has a gentle, practical and useful tone about issues that are […]
Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels, believes the lessons that he has learned in the luxury hotel business can be translated to other industries. The most basic: Turn customers into guests. At the core of all thriving businesses is a meaningful, long-lasting customer […]
Read Published Article Buy the Book on Amazon.com True North has a simple premise for leadership: understand your own life story. For example, Starbucks’ founder Howard Schultz was forever changed at the age of 7 when a broken ankle caused his father to lose his deliveryman job and consequently his family’s health insurance and economic […]
It’s fun to dream about what you really want to do with your work life. Maybe you’ve always wanted to run away with the circus or start a chocolate company. If you’re lucky—and industrious—you might just get to a midpoint in your life when you can act on that inner ambition. But to start making […]
Former corporate lawyer shares how to ditch the grind and find meaningful nonprofit work. READ ARTICLE Ever dream of ditching the ruthless money-making grind of the corporate world and digging into meaningful work at a nonprofit? Betsy Werley, who spent 26 years working first as a corporate lawyer and then leading business projects […]
Running companies was his thing. Volunteering was not. Until the tsunami Read Article as Published Picture yourself atop a ski slope in Telluride, Colo., with a day of perfect powder schussing before you. You pause, take it all in—and wish you were helping Hurricane Katrina flood victims dig out of rotting houses. It was […]
Many are using their retirement years to pursue a purpose, a passion, or a dream Read article To become a certified personal fitness instructor, you have to be at least 18 years old. New Yorker Liliane Kates had that nailed. When she took the exam in 2005, she was well past 65. Of course, the […]
What I Told The Senate About Older Workers and Jobs
I testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging and its Chairman, Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and Ranking Member, Claire McCaskill at its June 24th hearing, Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape, I was honored, and admittedly, a little thrilled Watch the video
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