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A Day to Celebrate Human Achievement

The third week of October marks the anniversary of a great human achievement. On October 21, 1879, Thomas Edison ran an electric current through an experimental light bulb. He had tried thousands of filaments in other bulbs in the past. While none worked, he considered them successes in that they limited the possibilities of what…

10 LESSONS FOR 10-10-2020

The year 2020 has been anything but a year of seeing clearly. It has been characterized by uncertainty, divisiveness, and conflicting views. In the January prediction issue of my newsletter, “Forecasts & Strategies,” I stated, “The outlook for stocks, gold and the dollar is positive as we enter 2020, but beware of a ‘black swan’…

3LP: To Live and Let Live… and Thrive!

We need to start thinking bigger. Much bigger. The world has presented us with the best opportunity we have ever had to advance the causes of freedom, peace and civility. People are growing increasingly weary of the status quo and the endless struggle of groups wanting to coerce each other towards often worthy goals. They…

What Will You Do When Your World Crumbles?

Many of us fail to see the largest problems in life, especially when they are up close and in our face. While this is hard to believe, history shows us that this is simply the case time and time again. The old saying that, “The shoemaker’s kids go barefoot” could not be truer for most…