“Why me?”  “Why did I get laid off when Joe still has a job?”   It is easy to whine about how life is not fair, the economy is down, you just lost your job, or you don’t have any money.  We hear those sentiments on the street, in the media and probably at the dinner table at home.  Does it really make you feel better to whine?   Maybe it feels a little better for the

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I have trained thousands of entrepreneurs and non fiinancial personnel in the foundation and fundamentals of finance & accounting. This training is done under the banner of Finance and Accounting Made Simple! Finance & Accounting are Simple if Made Simple! This is not a myth it is a meaning. I have over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting positons and training. I guarantee to make it simple to understand and apply to non

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I have trained thousands of entrepreneurs and non fiinancial personnel in the foundation and fundamentals of finance & accounting. This training is done under the banner of Finance and Accounting Made Simple! Finance & Accounting are Simple if Made Simple! This is not a myth it is a meaning. I have over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting positons and training. I guarantee to make it simple to understand and apply to non

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I have trained thousands of entrepreneurs and non fiinancial personnel in the foundation and fundamentals of finance & accounting. This training is done under the banner of Finance and Accounting Made Simple! Finance & Accounting are Simple if Made Simple! This is not a myth it is a meaning. I have over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting positons and training. I guarantee to make it simple to understand and apply to non

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If you ever find yourself saying this about behavior you see in your teen, follow up this phrase with a question, “Is this the type of behavior I would tolerate in someone I was married to or who worked with me or that I called my best friend? Your job as a parent is to help your teen socialize and that means it is your job to help them improve behaviors that will ostracize them.

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“I always wanted to go to this ivy league School, but I never applied. I was good enough to play professional ball, but my high school coach didn’t think I could do it so I didn’t try. Maybe you have a young adult at home this summer singing this type of blues. I could have, but it just never worked out. It frequently doesn’t work out because these teens are afraid to fail so they

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“I just don’t want you to make the same mistakes I made.” This is the eternal wish of a parent with regrets. Don’t let my child end up as I did, make the same mistakes I did, do as I did, just do better than I did. The problem with this type of warning is that it only serves to tell them what not to do and does nothing to help them learn from what

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Your teen’s break-up from their first sexual experience is going to be very hard. Now break-ups are hard of course, but this will hold a unique place in their heart since they shared something special with this person they thought maybe they would love forever. Irrespective of your position on teen sexual activity, your teen will do better if you can help them get through this heart break. You will also be in a much

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“I love that age!” A second time Mom said discussing her 3-year-old while they waited for their coffee. “You know, they’re so playful and fun and they listen to everything you say.” They listen to everything you say. This was a movie, wasn’t it called Stepford Wives? Often people comment on how certain ages of growing up are good or bad for them. Of course, they are absolutely entitled to their opinion. However, you have

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“Nothing personal” is a familiar phrase in family owned businesses. The intent is clear: run the family business like a business, not a family. So often, however, family business decisions do become personal and family members end up hurt or angry. The danger point lies not so much in the actual decisions but in the decision making process. Often the decision is sound but the process is flawed. One example is that of “undivided” land

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