3 Ways to Make Yourself a Leader instead of Just a Boss

Image by: By UK in Italy By Richard K. Noots The differences between being a good and bad boss are usually made clear by first serving under one, and then becoming one. Whether or not you step on the path to being a delight to work under, is up to you. Don’t screw the people…

The Psychology Of Investing For Men

Image by: mohammadali f. By Michael Sterling Sometimes we’re our own worst enemy when it comes to investing. Our human impulses can take the better of us, based on unusual or unsubstantial evidence, and before we know it, we are in the hole. Investing is more than just risk. It’s strategy. Risk without intellect is like…

Kicking The Can Down The Road

Politics as usual

Last week, the standout story was the disastrous jobs report. As this week unfolds, we are faced with more problems such as the debt ceiling and the total lack of cooperation between the Democrats and the Republicans. It seems as though both parties are firmly entrenched in their own party lines and are failing to see just what it’s doing to the country.

We have talked about this before, and the fact that the politicians both in Europe and here in the United States really don’t want to face the truth has created the current mess over the last 20-30 years. It is always same old story of “kick the can down the road” and let somebody else take care of it.

No “Plan B”

It was a shocker. We only created 18,000 jobs and unemployment jumped up to 9.2% – how can we say things are getting better when here we are basically two years after the low in the equity markets with unemployment still stubbornly stuck over 9% and probably going back over 10%.

Folks, there is no “Plan B”. For the past two years, this administration has declared warfare on business, particularly small businesses – the folks who actually create jobs in this country!