Originally shared by +Ron Nakamoto
The first email I checked yesterday morning was from the Wall Street Journal. “U.S. Stocks Sell Off Amid Global Rout” was the headline. My mind went back to the times when I was a financial advisor during financial meltdowns in the 80’s and 2000’s. In the midst of the prevailing anxiety, […]
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Maybe when you combine economic incentives, authority figures, and deep-seated psychological needs, you produce a cocktail that is simply too intoxicating to overcome. – Sarah Green Carmichael, attempting to explain chronic over-work
I went fishing yesterday with a group of wealth managers. Yesterday, the U.S. stock market as measured by the major stock indexes dropped over 3%. I noticed that there was a distinct difference in reactions to the stock market’s fall between those wealth managers who weren’t going to allow themselves to feel anxious about circumstances […]
The following series of short stories evolved from a recent conversation I had with Glen Snyder, an Empowered Wealth Certified Facilitator from Davis, CA.
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 […]
I got a chance to say “hi” to Seth Godin in a nearly empty hallway at a conference I attended last week. Nothing big. I just said, “I read your blog daily and enjoy your books”, to which he replied, “thank you very much” looking me momentarily in the eye as he kept walking. Still, […]