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September 4, 2019

​​As a child, when I thought about going “Back to School,” I thought about buying school supplies, book bags (today’s back packs), new clothes and lunch boxes. And I remember the nervousness at the beginning of each new semester—who would be in my classes, whether I wo...

July 5, 2019

Back in the ‘60s when we graduated from high school and headed off to university the world was opening up for us in ways our mothers could not imagine.  Inspired by the civil rights and feminist movements, coupled with the Viet Nam war protests we believed that we coul...

April 9, 2019

I’d worked about 25 years in the advertising industry (which is about the equivalent of 50 in dog years).  The industry had stopped being fun for some time at that point.  But I had a really good job.  I was good at what I did.  I made good money.  And it was what I kn...

February 19, 2019

You rocked your career. You embraced the mission and advanced the vision of your employer … not to mention that you made money for them along the way. Maybe it’s time to do it just for you! Scary thought, but striking out on your own can launch you into a very rewardin...

January 17, 2019

A few years ago, I get the news. My job, along with others in my area, was being eliminated. I had been on the inside of countless reorganizations in my career, so I knew the code. “It’s not you, it’s the organization”... “The area is being eliminated” ... “It wasn’t m...

January 8, 2019

Most career paths twist and turn as they climb upward.  With each change of role you had to shed some parts of your identity, but the new position with its title, responsibilities and perks was always there. Eventually your business card might have read CEO, EVP, Manag...

December 11, 2018

It just happened! They called you in and had “the talk.” Or maybe, you called them in and initiated “the talk.” Whether you were fired, retired or you just plain quit, you find yourself without a job. 

At the same time, you find yourself without a title,...

March 10, 2018

Posted In: Economics, Private Wealth Management (This article originally appeared in CFA Institute’s Enterprising Investor.)

​​​Much of financial planning focuses on retirement. But what if your client isn’t planning to retire?

Trish Wheaton, former global managing partn...

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