A Lesson Learned

I’m fortunate to be part of a year-long program this year focusing on leadership. I look forward to hearing different perspectives and how I might implement the lessons across my professional and personal life. But I bring this program up not to tell you about what’s in store for me for the next year, but to relay an anecdote that serves as a nice Continue Reading

Choose Your Own Resolution

Happy 2017! I’ve always been leery of New Year’s Resolutions—I say if you want to make a resolution to better yourself or your situation in some way, just start immediately. Nevertheless, we’ve always enjoyed marking arbitrary points in time as a society, so in that spirit I will have the same generic resolution I have every year: I resolve to Continue Reading

A Tail of Two Dogs

Did you see what I did with the title there? I’ve fully turned into a dad, I guess, using puns for most of my jokes now… That’s beside the point though. We adopted our two dogs a couple of years ago when they were about seven years old. As any dog owner will tell you, by that age a dog’s personality and quirks are set in stone and you just go Continue Reading

The Benefit to Giving Thanks

Last week I had the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with close family and friends in Cincinnati.  For the first time in a long time, I took the opportunity to take a step back and think about all the things I’m thankful for in life. I expressed my gratitude for simple things like having a roof over my head, plenty of food on the table and the Continue Reading

Giving Thanks

Note: For Thanksgiving, I thought I'd revisit something I put together years ago, So in that spirit, I’m thankful for... Having access to the greatest wealth creator in history—the long-term power of the stock market Knowing that access to such a tool is relatively easy The rise of indexing and the rise of fee-only financial advisors. Continue Reading