Tag: experience

I Like Biographies


This book is more than worth the price.

Know About The Letter Thorn


Unexamined experience confuses rather than enlightens.

Don’t Let Your Amygdala Guide Investment Decisions


You cannot trust your lizard brain with complicated decisions.

Rob Carrick Is Right


It seems advisors will add value

Is The Customer Always Right?


Good advisors do more than arrange product.

You Cannot Recycle Wasted Money


Advocis, the Financial Advisors Association of Canada, publishes a monthly magazine. There is an interesting article in the April 2015 issue of  Forum. “Timing Allowances” by editor Deanne Gage clearly shows the struggle that parents go through on this difficult subject.  The article is… Continue Reading “You Cannot Recycle Wasted Money”

Build On Strengths


Parents often wonder what is the better choice for developing children.  A) Help them overcome weaknesses, B) build on their strengths. The same discussion applies to developing employees, developing your business, developing yourself.  Especially developing your self.  In an even more generic sense the… Continue Reading “Build On Strengths”

Candidate Decisions


It is a serious error to put too much faith in information. We are overwhelmed by information.  The internet allows people to find anything.  It does not however, allow them to judge the merits of what they find and certainly does no allow them… Continue Reading “Candidate Decisions”

The Most Serious Mistake


One of my favourite themes is that “Mistakes are your friends”  There are reasons to seek mistakes. Few are fatal and you probably know those before going in.  Try to avoid saying things like, “Hold my beer, I want to try something.” You cannot… Continue Reading “The Most Serious Mistake”

Can You Count A Failure As A Success?


When you plan, notice that choosing one thing has two effects. Always. The first is the thing you are trying to accomplish and its end. The second is all of the other choices that are available and that you deny to be part of… Continue Reading “Can You Count A Failure As A Success?”

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