The upcoming holidays seem to hit different Americans in one of two ways….overexcited glee, or dread. There is very little ambivalence about the holidays, from Thanksgiving through New Years. Of course, our society loads these few weeks with an amazing array of cultural assumptions, from what it’s OK to eat, to wear, to listen to, […]
Originally published March 19th, 2014 in The Henry County Local, a Landmark Newspaper.
I belong to a sales group that meets every month. Casual yet professional, we are a small group of business owners, with a team of facilitators, who discuss goals, growth problems, management issues; in short any and every issue that […]
Originally published in the Henry County Local, a Landmark Newspaper.
I was talking to my wife the other day about a situation that is becoming increasingly common in our informal era of Facebook “friends”. We were driving into Shelbyville to begin moving my office from one end of Main Street to the other, and it […]
First published in the Henry County Local, a Landmark Newspaper.
So we’ve come full circle around the sun once again. Another year dawns, and we feel fresh- or wrung out by the holiday season- and ready to tackle all those things in our life we mean to improve. Either way, this is the time of […]
Guest Commentary by Marketing Mgr. Tim Herrell, Commonwealth Financial Advisors,LLC.
“Years ago when I was very young,” recalls Jon Taffer, the host of TV show “Bar Rescue” and a former business owner, in a recent interview, “a VP of Hyatt looked at me and said, ‘You look, but you don’t see.’” Taffer took that […]
Whatever your creed, philosophy, or religion, we here at Commonwealth Financial Advisors, LLC wish you the merriest of Christmases. Enjoy the good things in life- time with family and friends, good food, laughter, open hearts and generous spirits- and remember that while we all love making others happy with gifts, the best gift we can […]
This article originally appeared in the Henry County Local, a Landmark Paper, 12/18/13.
This is not an article about the over commercialization of the holidays. For one, we all know it’s the case, yet few of us change our habits. No, I recognize that I and probably most of you are going to go nuts […]
For me, Thanksgiving has always been about being thankful for what things I have, most especially health, family, and friendships, and not being greedy for what I can get. I used to believe that everyone else felt the same. How wonderfully naïve of me. If that was EVER true, it no longer is, and millions […]
Originally published in the Henry County Local, a Landmark Paper, on November 20th, 2013
Twice last week I was stood up. This happens occasionally, and in my business you can’t let it rattle you- my priorities aren’t everyone’s. The worst part is that when someone calls, distraught, insists on an immediate meeting, schedules are rearranged, […]
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