Tag: Jim Horton Jr.

Our biggest stressors: Time & Money

FIVE hours to run kids around, do any housework or yardwork, help kids with homework, do something fun with the family, relax, get ready for the next day and bed. That’s a “typical” day for an adult.  Sure there are some tweaks there. Less sleep  +2hrs Fast or frozen food +30min Work longer  +2hrs The…
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Margin – We all need it

We have all heard the term “margin” used in different situations. Margin of error, how much room do we have to be wrong. Margin of time, when do we have to leave to be there on time, or fashionably late. Profit margin, how much money is someone going to make on their sale. The concept…
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Money Anxiety During the Pandemic

During this season of the COVID-19 pandemic, life is just not the same. If you are one of the fortunate ones who has not been laid-off, furloughed, or terminated from your work, you are likely thinking about your money in different ways than when you started the year. If you are one of the unfortunate…
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Resolved! Never make resolutions again!

No doubt you have been encouraged to set new year resolutions or goals for yourself. In fact, you’re getting tired of reading about new year resolutions and goals in all of the blogs and newsletters coming out this month. You may even be tired of the latest fad, “what’s your one word for the year?”…
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Do the Right Thing

I recently attended a training session that laid out business policy, but then mentioned that occasionally there are extenuating circumstances and we have some leeway to “do the right thing.” Isn’t that refreshing? How often have we told people, “I’m sorry I can’t help you because…” • Company policy is • The rules state •…
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