Hard career choices

Hard career choices have been a recurring theme this year in consultations with clients.  We should say anguishing career choices, because these forks-in-the-road involve significant personal trade-offs, and the stakes are high.  This week we offer practical input for high achievers making hard career choices. Must Success Cost So Much?  Many high achievers find success

This Week with J. Mark Nickell & Co. – April 23, 2014

What time is it in your life? A number of recent conversations have centered on this topic. Is it time to transition to retirement, to relocate, to downsize, or to sell a business? All of these decisions--well-conceived and executed—can make a difference in the quality of your retirement.  From an advisor’s perspective, it is beautiful

This Week with J. Mark Nickell & Co. – September 18, 2013

My daughter Susanna has a new job as Corporate Communications Manager for the Washington Redskins. It was serendipity, a fortuitous series of events that led to her first day of work on Labor Day. She received a call one Thursday evening about a job opening; she interviewed eight days later; she packed her car and drove to Ashburn, Virginia—home to Redskins Park—the following week.