Trump’s 12 Days of Christmas – A Look at the Proposed Appointees for Cabinet by Trump
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Trump’s 12 Days of Christmas – A Look at the Proposed Appointees for Cabinet by Trump

In the latest instalment of the Film series “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, the character Jake Moore (the idealistic stock broker son-in law) asks one of the Billionaire Investors “What’s your number?” Perplexed, the Billionaire asks for clarification. Jake replies “How much is enough, how much money is enough ….what’s your number?” The Billionaire smiles … Continue reading

What can we learn from the Olympic Athletes?
Goals / Leadership / Positive Mental Attitude / Private Equity / Start-ups / Success / Wealth

What can we learn from the Olympic Athletes?

It always amazes me; the psychology of sports. As I wrote in June 2013: I am fully aware of the power of the mind when it relates to not just sports, but business…and ultimately success and failure. How can Olympic records, as they relate to time, distance, and precision, be constantly broken year after year? … Continue reading

Success, Horace Greely, and Na-nana-nana
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Success, Horace Greely, and Na-nana-nana

Get over it. Not everyone hopes you are successful. Outside of your parents and (maybe) family; it is a lion’s den. On the contrary most hope… heck, they pray that you aren’t successful. This applies to work, relationships, and generally everything. Where does my cynicism originate? How can I be so pessimistic about my fellow-man? … Continue reading

The Wolf of Wall Street…no pun intended
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The Wolf of Wall Street…no pun intended

After a few jabs in my ribs from friends, my latest article is definitely inspired by the movie release last week! – Scott Wolf Martin Scorsese’s newest film, The Wolf of Wall Street, depicts the sad and dark side of the capitalistic machine.  As many know by now, it’s based on the true life debauchery … Continue reading

Two weeks in—how to make your 2014 New Year’s Resolutions stick
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Two weeks in—how to make your 2014 New Year’s Resolutions stick

I thought I’d wait a couple of weeks to make sure that this article was relevant. We have all made our New Year’s resolutions of self improvement in life, work, love, and finance. With a high probability, these self-imposed goals are a distant memory or on “tomorrow we start” to do list. So how can … Continue reading

Sometimes, you don’t need a crystal ball
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Sometimes, you don’t need a crystal ball

As investors and professionals alike argue when the Fed will finally taper their bond-buy program, the culprit of artificially low-interest rates, please understand that the market waits for no one. Even though the Fed hasn’t budged on their message or actions, the market has begun to move in anticipation of the inevitable. In the summer … Continue reading