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The Trust Issue Part Two

The Trust Issue Part Two

Recently I posted that currently only about one third of Americans feel most people can be trusted and that percentage may drop before it goes up. According to 7 Reasons Employees Don’t Trust Their Leaders on Forbes.com, that lack of trust is very apparent in the workplace. The Forbes.com piece points out that as uncertainty becomes the new normal, this lack of trust is being translated into lower productivity.
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Death Comes to the Party

Death Comes to the Party

I’ve posted before about having difficult conversations with loved ones – especially aging parents – about planning for end of life. It’s not an easy conversation to have, let alone start. But not knowing the wishes of your loved ones – including your spouse and children – can have devastating consequences. A lot has been written about the setting for these conversations about end of life and now there’s a new concept: Let’s Have Dinner and talk about Death. The idea came to founder Michael Hebb last year during a train ride to Seattle where he struck up a conversation with two physicians.
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Financial Relationships – Adding Financial Compatibility to the Dating Scene

Financial Relationships – Adding Financial Compatibility to the Dating Scene

Late last year, The New York Times reported on a growing phenomenon in the dating world: checking out the credit score of potential romantic partners. It’s a subject worthy of interest for all age groups seeking romantic companionship. A person’s financial situation may seem on the surface to be about the most unromantic thing you could ask when contemplating a date, but for those serious about seeking a life partner, it’s very appropriate for quite a few reasons.
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