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Career Planning in The Age of Acceleration

I recently read a book by Thomas Friedman (The World is Flat) titled Thank You for Being Late1.  In it, he argues that the rate of change in technology, globalization and climate is profoundly re-shaping our world, including our workplaces and jobs. For example, in...

Why Soft Skills Matter for Workplace Success

Once upon a time, landing a well-paid leadership position in Corporate America required one to be proficient in their technical competencies. They needed to check all the hard skill boxes to impress top recruiters. Today, in the Modern Workplace, it’s the soft skills...

The Spring of Your Career

Springtime brings renewal and rebirth of plants, green grass, the boys of summer (baseball) and hope. After a seemingly difficult and long winter for most of the US, it’s a good time to reflect and consider a renewal of your career. The word “renew,” as a...

Does the winner of the Super Bowl influence the stock market?

The Super Bowl hits a little closer to home this year as our Kansas City Chiefs were so close to making it to the biggest event in football for the first time since before I was born. Now, most of the Midwest and Tom Brady haters everywhere are all suddenly rooting...

Partner up with a Planner for Financial Fitness

Around the holidays, people typically spend too much money and eat way too much junk food. Then January first hits and they vow to save their money and lose 15 pounds by giving up chocolate and working out 6 days a week! Saving money and losing weight (or variations...