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The 7 Categories of Coworkers

Over the years, I’ve come to depend on using three dimensions to evaluate employees; while many more sophisticated models have been devised by professional organizational behaviorists, I’m a fan of simplicity and the number 3 :-). I believe that understanding these three dimensions allows you to practically evaluate any employee and, more importantly, articulate their strengths…

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10 Tips To A Happy Marriage: Men’s Advice to Men

Surrounded by some of my most trusted friends, I asked the following question: “if you could distill your top relationship lesson into a one-liner, what would it be?” A passionate, sincere, and admittedly sometimes humorous discussion ensued between a group of men whose ages ranged from twenties to sixties, some of whom had been married for decades,…

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Why 2016 Will Go Down In History

Something big has recently happened. And not many people are talking about it. Like companies and individuals, even federal governments sometimes need to borrow money. They borrow money by issuing what’s called a Government bond. These bonds, like all loans, have an interest rate associated with them; a bond’s interest rate is referred to as…

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Benji Smith of Shaxpir

When booking a vacation upon a luxurious cruise liner, most people envision themselves indulging in fine cuisine, enjoying live performances, and soaking up the sun on the top decks of the massive ship. Few people would expect to be clinging onto a rope on the ship’s hull awaiting rescue as the ship sinks into the…