“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
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
The graduation season is just starting to bloom. This week we offer some perspective for the new graduate beginning a new chapter of life; we hope our words are broadly relevant to all our readers. Make uncertainty your friend. Uncertainty felt most acutely upon graduation never goes away. The challenge is to make uncertainty your
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
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.