Success Updates

Right now I am in the thick of triathlon season. I have entered 5 races this year. With 2 already completed. If you remember my first race this year I had a goal of completing the race in under 1 hour 30 minutes. I came in in 1 hour and 23 minutes. I was happy…

1 Step Back, 5 Steps Forward

There are many responsibilities Luke and I have at our firm. While all the responsibilities are important the main reason we are here is to bring in new 401k clients. This means we are responsible for identifying prospects, qualifying them, contacting them, setting appointments, and ultimately closing the account to bring them on board. We…

Coming up short

I struggled this week with coming up with an idea for the rally post. My mind was preoccupied with my next exam in my CFP course. If you read the article Setbacks in Education you can recall that I did not pass that exam. Since that day I have been studying fiercely for my make…

A new kind of post

It has been brought to my attention recently that most of my posts are a little too wordy. They are long and take a time commitment that is way above what most people prefer to spend on internet articles. The rally posts that Luke and I share are long. We admit that. It is intentional…

Simple Rules

I am on a quest every day. A quest to improve. I work hard at improving skills that relate to my career. I work at improving my intellectual muscles. I work at improving my actual muscles and general fitness. The way I go about achieving improvement in these areas is a strategy I learned a…

Race Week Update

First, catch up on part 1… I have never been one to wear jewelry. That may not be surprising¬†as I am a guy. The first real piece of jewelry¬†that I began to wear consistently was my wedding ring. However, because I never wore a ring before, I wanted to find a wedding band that was…

Self-Awareness as a Writer

In 1986, There was a movie about a man who wanted to help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself. You guessed it the famous “triple lindy” scene from the movie “Back to School” starring Rodney Dangerfield. I am not quite…