The Paradox of Choice

Paul FennerPersonal Finance

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Have you ever thought that having too many choices is a problem?  These days most of society is wired to believe that more choices = better decisions.  That the freedom of choice leads to happier lives. In his article How To Find Happiness In Today’s Hectic World, Eric at Barking Up the Wrong Tree, draws on a conversation with Barry Schwartz, a … Read More

Masters of Love

Paul FennerLifestyle

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Have you ever felt like you were about ready to face off with a saber-toothed tiger while sitting next to your significant other trying to have a conversation?  If so, read on. In this Atlantic article people are put into two couples camps; Master and Disasters.  Disasters have a sense of constantly being in fight-or-flight mode (go back to that saber-toothed tiger standoff). … Read More

Peak Productivity while Project Managing Your Life

Paul FennerLifestyle

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I have always been very interested in the field of personal productivity.  Trying to balance a business, my wife’s full-time career, and four kids under 5 can be beyond challenging.  A go-to person that I read regularly and often shares his ideas and articles is Eric from Barking Up The Wrong Tree.  Eric is a writer/journalist whose work has been featured … Read More

The Secret To Never Being Frustrated Again

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Eric Barker at Barking Up The Wrong Tree had a recent post, The Secret To Never Being Frustrated Again, which caught me right at an opportune time as my wife and I try to parent our very demanding set of 4-year old Triplets.  I have to remind myself that they are only 4 and I need to level set my expectations for … Read More

Even Doing Good Has Its Financial Perks

Paul FennerPersonal Finance

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Even people who help other people have the ability to cash out in the equity markets.  Brad Damphousse and Andy Ballester the founders of crowdfunding site GoFundMe have agreed to sell the controlling position to an investor group led by Accel Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures. The deal, values the company at around $600 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. … Read More