Crediting Your Limits

I was in a situation this weekend where I watched someone being presented with a potential purchase and the monthly payments that had been approved for them. The person looked at the numbers and said they really couldn’t afford that payment. Essentially the salesperson said that the credit was good, the bank had approved, and

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Assuming in Communing

When I was a senior in college, I was told I had to take another elective that pertained to my degree plan in business. The only thing I was writing at that time was song lyrics because I was making my living touring in a Christian band and producing indie artists. But I saw a

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Working Toward the Win

I sat in a conference room on Friday and watched a friend of mine get a “win” that he has been working toward for many years…. years. He has sat through way too many very long meetings, taken up entire weekends, had countless conversations repeating the same dialogue, took part in hours of Skype meetings,

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Procrastinate vs. Progress

I had a conversation this past week with a guy about his goals, things he wanted to accomplish, and changes he seems to desperately want to make. I had a very similar conversation with the same man last year—same goals, same issues, same hopes. But a year later, very little, if any, change. Another conversation

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Who All is in Your All?

Both my adult sons drive small Nissan cars—different models but similar because of the same manufacturer and year. But one son’s car is a base model, zero frills; the other son’s car is fully loaded with every option. But the base model car is outfitted to receive all the same perks as the fully loaded

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