Ep.14 – Anthony Tomey – From Professional Baseball Pitcher to Family Entrepreneur, Husband, and Father

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Anthony Tomey

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Timing in sports, just like life, can take you to places that you would never think twice about.  When one door of opportunity closes, do you have the courage to open another door? Today’s conversation with former professional baseball pitcher turned family entrepreneur Anthony Tomey is … Read More

What I learned from My Trip to Disney World

Paul FennerPersonal Finance

Walt Disney World

Whenever I go on a trip it typically turns into a research or fact-finding adventure for me.  Recently my family of six headed south to Disney World in Florida.  I have personally owned Disney stock for nearly ten years and had been to Disney World twice, once as a child and another as an adult in my late 20’s.  While … Read More

How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible

Paul FennerLifestyle

Danny Schreiber has put together a piece that summarizes and provides some additional detail into an earlier post that we put out Scott Hanselman – It’s not what you read, it’s what you ignore. The world provides us with a plethora of opportunities for distractions that help us sidetrack our goals and what we really want out of our lives both personally … Read More

Ep.12 – Molly Reeser – How a Little Girl with Cancer Started a Movement

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Molly Reeser

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Have you ever wondered how a chance encounter with a stranger could change the total direction of your life?  How life planning meets your calling and creates a new journey for you.  This episode is focused on the story of an impressionable young college student whose … Read More

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

Paul FennerLifestyle

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

How to Build Better Habits in the New Year

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Since we just flipped the calendar on a New Year, I thought that it would be appropriate to focus one post exclusively on resolutions and more importantly habits.  The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business is an essential read on this topic as it tries to get the reader to focus on the … Read More

How To Find The Best Job For You

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Would you take career advice from a 21-year-old? Spencer Thompson has built a website that uses survey questions and data to find a career that suits you best.  This Fast Company article introduced you to his Thompson’s company, Sokanu (pronounced so can you), contains a database of some 500 careers, with metrics on what sort of person thrives in that … Read More

Ep.11 – Noelle Essig – Helping Students & Families Through the College & Career Planning Process

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Noelle Essig

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Are you concerned about college and career planning for your children?  Did you know that there are likely resources within your school district that could help plan for your kids’ future? This week I speak with Noelle Essig, College & Career Counselor in the West Bloomfield … Read More

Karen Thompson Walker: What fear can teach us

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Imagine you’re a shipwrecked sailor adrift in the enormous Pacific. You can choose one of three directions and save yourself and your shipmates — but each choice comes with a fearful consequence too. How do you choose? In telling the story of the whaleship Essex, novelist Karen Thompson Walker shows how fear propels imagination, as it forces us to imagine … Read More