Category: Blog

The Power to Choose

The following blog post was originally published on in February 2013. If you are unfamiliar, Coach-Ed is a cystic fibrosis charity that I helped to launch in memory of a great friend, Edward Sayer, and served as one… Read More

Income Diversity & Why You Need It

Nearly every financial planner on the planet will say you have to diversify your portfolio. Sounds like great advice, right? Spread out your investments to reduce your risk. You will often hear “Its the safest way to a… Read More

Timely Resolutions

Congratulations!  You set 37 resolutions for the New Year. By January 15th, (my anniversary!) you probably forgot you even set those lofty goals.  “What resolutions?  I never said I’d stop drinking soda!”  “Lose how much weight?!  Eh…there’s always… Read More

Why Jimmy Buffett Should Be Your Business Idol

Jimmy Buffett should be your business idol & inspiration. Don’t like his music?  Doesn’t quite matter much. If you have never been to a concert featuring Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers, you simply don’t know what you’re… Read More

Who Will Bail You Out?

No one. That is the simple and hard truth.  Most people do not want to deal with this kind of responsibility anymore so they look for the jobs (largely found in disastrously run government offices) that guarantee to… Read More

You Don’t Even Have to be a Teenager to Succeed on Wall St.

While the Occupy Wall Street crowd complains about how they don’t get enough handouts, it is reassuring to know that there are kids in NYC who are making it happen on their own. Quick facts about this young… Read More

Is Your Citizenship a Good Business Move?

People flee their countries for safety, opportunity, avoidance of persecution, rape and even genocide.  I am fortunate enough that the U. S. of A. is not one of those countries.  We have our own problems but not like… Read More

Be The Central Park of Your Industry

Sunday, May 20th was an absolutely perfect day in Manhattan. I mean P-E-R-F-E-C-T. In trying to be better with my regular workouts, the obvious question for the day was which park do I want to run in? Carl… Read More

3 Reasons To Like St. Patrick’s Day

Don’t worry. I get it. The loud crowds, the drunken hooligans…the amateur partiers who

What Is Normal?

It sounds like an easy question, right?  “What is normal?” Sometimes you need to take a step back and re-analyze things in your life.  When I found this quote, I did exactly that. “Normal is getting dressed in… Read More