Category Archives: Challenges to overcome


We are besieged by scary reports demanding our attention and if we do not learn to address them properly, we can be overwhelmed like sheep in a thunderstorm. The real facts of the COVID-19 epidemic we are experiencing are unclear … Continue reading

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Unexpected Consequences of Economizing Unwisely

A friend of mine realized he was in over his head on his credit card debt and borrowed money from his IRA and paid off his cards and all outstanding bills. You would think that this action would have put … Continue reading

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A small handful of troublemakers…

I ran across this phrase in an old email and realized how prophetic it is. Whenever you hear the dismissive phrase, “They are just a handful of troublemakers”, you are listening to the opening bars of an organization’s or country’s … Continue reading

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21st Century Sweatshop

I am republishing this article I wrote some time ago because some of you readers should be exploring alternatives to corporate life. Becoming an entrepreneur or a professional consultant or counselor may be the answer to your future security. In … Continue reading

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