November 28, 2017

Isolation Leaves Another Business Owner At Sea

By Patrick Carroll Isolation affects individuals, but it has a special affinity for business owners. During hard times, many owners wonder if anyone can understand what […]
November 21, 2017

Taming Emotion Elephants

In a prior post, we listed the six most common emotions (or elephants) that can keep us from making the decisions that help us reach our […]
November 14, 2017

Are Your Investments Loaner-ship or Ownership?

Do you base all or most of your financial decisions on a need to play it safe? If so, could fear be driving your decisions, or […]
November 7, 2017

Who’s In Charge: You Or Your Emotions?

Our emotions and our intellect often interact in the same was as do elephants and their riders. Elephants are bigger and more powerful than their riders […]
October 31, 2017

Intellect or Emotion: Who’s in Control?

By Patrick Carroll First, full disclosure: The idea of equating emotions to elephants is not mine. In his book, The Happiness Hypothesis, psychologist Jonathan Haidt suggests […]