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Month: January 2010

Obama Declares War – On Wall Street

“Barack Obama declared war on Wall Street,” proclaimed a story appearing in Saturday’s January 23, 2010 edition of the London Times.  The Times reports that in his “pugnacious lunchtime” speech on Friday, Obama introduced a “sweeping series of measures aimed at...

Planning Like King Tut

Watch this video on YouTube One of my clients, on a recent trip to San Francisco, visited the King Tut exhibit. She said it made her wonder whether the ancient Egyptians gave so much attention to the afterlife that they never got around to living their lives. Their...

A Primer on Therapy vs. Coaching

Kathleen Burns Kingsbury posted a story from the Boston Globe that caught my eye.  It’s on the differences between coaching and therapy.  This is something I’ve written about extensively in the past in the books I co-authored with...

KFG Clients Weigh In On Health Care Bill

I recently polled my clients (Jan 14-17) on the health care bill wending its way through Congress and received responses from about 33% of them.  When asked if the health care legislation will achieve the stated goal of reducing health care costs, 72% said that not...

21st Century Financial Lessons

Watch this video on YouTube Economically, the first decade of the 21st Century has been, to put it mildly, “interesting.” It’s been a bit like riding a bobsled down a Black Hills slope, scooting up the other side, going off a steep cliff, and landing...