October 04, 2016
There is a common misconception which suggests that registering a trademark grants the party a right of ownership. Technically this may be true but it is not the registration that grants ownership ..
April 19, 2012
The ongoing global economic turmoil has resulted in a deluge of distressed companies available at bargain deals. While these deals provide the opportunity to generate value, they can be risky as ..
December 07, 2009
Roatan Island, Honduras – Roatan, emerging as the Caribbean's newest vacation hotspot, is now home to its largest and most bio-sensitive and upscale resort. Located in the heart of West Bay ..
October 29, 2008
OK, you've made the decision to get a piece of land and build your own home, right? Well, not so fast, partner. There are a few things to consider first. I will be discussing the advantages and some ..
August 27, 2008
What is a shared ownership mortgage? If you are still in the process of saving up to buy a home, why not take advantage of a shared ownership mortgage? With a shared ownership mortgage, you do not ..
August 22, 2008
"Could you please clean up the kitchen after you've used it!" barked Lisbeth, tired and frustrated. Whatever she tried, it seemed she'd not found any way to motivate her husband Philip or their two .
August 19, 2008
One of the most significant ways to access your creative side is to ask powerful “What if. . . " questions. These questions both enable and compel you to invent, imagine, dream and discover. ..
July 27, 2008
Have you ever thought about how much it costs you to keep a pet? The reality is that having a pet can be a very costly endeavor, although any pet owner will tell you that their beloved furry friends ..
July 21, 2008
So you have finally found and purchased your home! Your little slice of the American dream! Congratulations! The hardest step is behind you. In your upcoming years you will probably purchase .
July 07, 2008
The more closely an employee is connected to his role (he likes what he does) and the more personally the employee is connected to his manager (has a strong relationship) the better he performs. ..
July 06, 2008
One of the more creative defenses to a foreclosure lawsuit that has surfaced in the past year is that of requesting the foreclosing bank to prove that it owns the mortgage note and has standing to ..
June 26, 2008
My college roommate was the eldest of 8 children. His mother was one of the wisest people I ever met and though she always had a lot to say, one thing she said has remained with me since the time I ..
June 17, 2008
Ninety-nine percent of what we do, we do in patterns. That means that our brain loves when things stay the same. . .because we have already figured out how to respond and we feel safe and sure that ..
June 14, 2008
The cards have been dealt; the ones you received are yours. Your challenge is to play your best hand and to win. There are no guarantees in your hand - you get what you get. But how you play your ..
June 13, 2008
We all have times in life when the pressure for change is great and we're compelled to face the truth and do something differently. Or perhaps you're in a situation where you want to influence ..
June 04, 2008
Many people work in jobs that pay you just enough so you come back on Monday morning. That means you're working in someone else's business, helping them grow revenues and adding to their net worth ..
March 02, 2008
"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"~John Lennon I really wasn't paying attention at all. I was busy listening to the cadence of my feet, looking at the surroundings, and just ..
January 31, 2008
Many people think starting your own business is only afforded by the well educated or that it takes a lot of money and that's it's so complicated only an Ive Leaguer could handle it. The most often ..
June 26, 2007
Much of Adam Smith's classic treatise on “The Wealth Of Nations" is not really about wealth at all, but about income. The two concepts are different: income is the flow of money a nation or ..
June 15, 2007
When it comes time to start a business, many people just get on with the process without really thinking about issues like taxes, liability and business entities. This can lead to unintended ..
May 31, 2007
“Yes” is the answer I always receive from the business owner or the executive who is in charge of the website. Yet when they try to transfer the domain name to another provider or move ..
May 28, 2007
With vacation ownership or timeshare selling, when the customer says " no" to your offer, you have a chance to find out why they feel the way they do and to help guide them back towards your desired ..
February 04, 2007
It’s easy for new homebuyers to get caught up in the basic costs and perceived affordability of purchasing their first home. But, beyond the mortgage payment, to avoid budget shocks later, ..
January 04, 2007
Soft floppy ears, brown soulful eyes, and a nose for food. What kind of animal does this describe? Why, a Beagle, of course. Seven years ago a co-worker asked me if I could take a puppy she had ..