Long ago, in the days of hand set type, the phrase “mind your P’s and Q’s” had to do with the fact that the letter “p” and “q” while appearing to be mirror images of each other – are in fact slightly different. The expression reminded one to be careful not to switch them, since they were side by side in the letter bins. Today, l’d like to relate some P’s and a Q in how we approach our personal finances.
Are you on the bottom? Can you feel the bottom?” Strange questions to be asked in a business environment, but not so strange once you realize they were being asked in a 16’ aluminum boat moving slowly on the Detroit River. To a seasoned fisherman like my Dad who was steering the boat they were obvious questions – but to a two to three times a year fisherman like me – much less obvious.
“Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.”—Orison Swett Marden I hadn’t thought about this particular quote in a long time and might not have at all had it not been for a unique set of circumstances two weeks ago. I was celebrating my birthday in a pub in Oakville, Ontario with my wife and after dinner, we decided to share a “pudding”—the Brit word for dessert. Fortunately “sticky toffee pudding” was on the menu. I asked her what she […]
One of the advantages of working in the “home office” is the luxury of making a quick lunchtime trip to the ice rink for the Thursday game of “shinny”. I had arrived a bit early, I had the ice to myself, so I thought I would take the time to work on my shot since I had brought my new composite graphite stick and a couple of pucks with me. The new stick felt great in my hands, and the pucks were rocketing off the end boards, echoing loudly through the empty space.
What happens when you lose faith in your ability to create a better financial future. In “It’s Possible!”, I’ll relate a conversation I had with the attendee at a live event who asked me that very question. I hope what I shared with them cause you to look at your financial future in a different light. http://media.blubrry.com/money_motivation_more_with/p/robertgignac.com/podcasts/episode_1-Its_Possible.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS