Making An A Team: Cultivate An Inspiring Environment!

Making An A Team: Cultivate An Inspiring Environment!

In today’s competitive job marketplace, it’s becoming more and more difficult to attract and keep top-quality candidates. With sites like LinkedIn, recruiters are reaching out to skilled professionals all the time, and new job opportunities can come your way when you least expect them. So how do you stand out? How do you attract and keep an A Team in your organization?

Three Alternatives to Long Term Care Insurance

Three Alternatives to Long Term Care Insurance

With so many companies leaving the long term care insurance market place, or raising premiums significantly, we are getting more and more questions about whether long term care insurance is really a smart purchase.You may have heard a government statistic quoted, probably by an insurance agent, stating something to the effect that 70% of people over 65 will need some form of long term care.

The Importance of Routine

The Importance of Routine

In March, I wrote an article on the importance of a good morning routine and offered some suggestions on how to set yourself up for success by starting early. After I wrote that article and as I was reflecting on my own routines, I started to question why this small thing had such a profound impact on my own level of success and how making friends with it had changed my entire life. Here’s what I learned:

A Trivia Game and a Crack Pipe

A Trivia Game and a Crack Pipe

It was a beautiful day on the beach and we planted ourselves under the pier to avoid the super hot sun. We’d be there for at least 4 hours as we accompanied my husband on one of his unique work outings. Today, a world record would be set for the number of scuba divers holding hands underwater. It was a sight to see! As we settled in and claimed our spot among hundreds of divers, I heard his voice. A loud, obnoxious, slurry voice. In that instant my shoulders tensed, I felt a lump in my tummy, and I saw my daughter’s nervous eyes. 

The "Perfect" Pesto Recipe

The "Perfect" Pesto Recipe

The Watson family loves this pesto sauce! It is so easy to make and tastes great with cheese and crackers or on a main course. It’s also a great accompaniment to a charcuterie board. Easily made, it can be put together days ahead of time and it keeps in the freezer well. We especially like it with chicken and pasta. Mmm…Yummy!

Climbing The Ladder

Climbing The Ladder

In the working world, the idea of climbing the ladder has been around since the beginning – the idea of working hard, advancing to more responsible roles, to more financial reward and the magical success at the end of the road is attractive. But what if the world isn’t quite the same as it once was and the ladder isn’t clear, or isn’t even there?

Should You Reinvest Your Dividends?

Should You Reinvest Your Dividends?

We get asked this question all the time, and the answer we give most often might surprise you. In most cases, we suggest not reinvesting dividends. Here's why: First, if you need income from your investments, it makes sense to generate some of that income from your dividends. After all, you're going to pay tax on them whether you reinvest them or not. Unless, of course, the dividends are from an investment inside an IRA or 401(k).

The Psychology Behind Fidget Toys

The Psychology Behind Fidget Toys

Fidget Toys are all the rage right now. But Why? How do they help your child? Is it a distraction or a benefit for the classroom?  Watch this video and get your answers from Lina Acosta Sandaal - psychotherapist & child development expert and founder of Stop Parenting Alone and Nicole Santamaria, Occupational Therapist & owner of Miami Handwriting.

Summertime Fun – Finding Inspiration in the Closet

Summertime Fun – Finding Inspiration in the Closet

Summer can be a tricky time for inspiration, this summer especially. With the changeable weather and the lack of sun, many people are finding themselves feeling a bit lacklustre and dull, especially in the closet. Here are three straightforward ways to brighten up your summer closet and get ready for all the fun things that summer will bring.

Pay It Forward: Inspire Employees & Cultivate Engagement In & Out Of The Office

Pay It Forward: Inspire Employees & Cultivate Engagement In & Out Of The Office

As an Entrepreneur who has successfully scaled up his business from my own spare bedroom into what it is today, you’d be surprised to know that I have a simple philosophy of business that has fared tremendously well across my organization:Happy employees take care of their customers. And happy customers who are well taken care of refer new clients, pay their bills and contribute to the profitable growth of the company.