• Experience

April 14th, 2015 by Addie K Martin

The Impact of Practicing Positive Focus

Since early January, I’ve been deliberately practicing positive focus as part of my daily routine. It’s now part of my Empowered Wealth journal practice. I’ve experienced numerous benefits, but most of all, practicing positive focus has resulted in me living life more consciously and intentionally. I’ve learned how to better capture my positive experiences and process them for future retention, learning, and life application.


At this point, I note anything positive that happens, and at the end of the day, I add it to the current day’s list. With intentional practice, positive focus has become part of the fabric of my daily life. Read more »

  • Core

Lee Brower, Founder, and Ron Nakamoto, CEO, of Empowered Wealth discuss the book "The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster" by Darren Hardy and Hardy's ideas that apply to both business and to families.



  • Financial

March 27th, 2015 by Ron Nakamoto

Managing Money from a True Wealth Perspective

The following series of short stories evolved from a recent conversation I had with Glen Snyder, an Empowered Wealth Certified Facilitator from Davis, CA.gsnyder

We were talking about the recent unprecedented retirement at age 24 of Chris Borland, a professional football player with the San Francisco Forty-Niners. After considering the potential for permanent brain damage and other debilitating injuries, Borland decided that his long-term health and well-being were more important than the money, status, and the lifestyle of a professional football player. ESPN published an excellent article on Borland’s retirement

For Glen, this not only affirmed the Empowered Wealth concept of True Wealth, it provides us with a visible, public story to tell.

Here’s part of what Glen had to say:

“My approach to money mirrors the thinking of Chris Borland from the San Francisco Forty-Niners. Read more »

  • Experience

I am pleased to share this “True Wealth” story about the recent experiences of one our Ambassadors Dennis Niven.

Dennis is based in Dennis NivenScottsdale, AZ.  He is a partner in a firm that serves small to mid-sized businesses as their outside financial/management advisor.  He has special expertise and experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as exit transactions.  It is in this latter area where this story begins.

Part 1:  The Professional Crisis

In a recent interview, Dennis described to me a series of events that led to a rift between him and his firm.  The company had for several years offered a training class on “exit planning” for business owners.  This class was offered in conjunction with a third party vendor with expertise and experience in the field.  Through a series of events, Dennis had become the replacement instructor for this course.  He enjoyed mastering the material and then teaching the curriculum to his partners.

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