Author Archives: Ed Howat

Time Wasters

Time Wasters Definition: Someone or something that causes you to spend a lot of time doing something that is unnecessary or does not produce any benefit to you. Here is a list of time-wasters: Not delegating.  Doing stuff that needs … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

Over the years there have been numerous speakers and books about Time Mastery.  Here are a few thoughts from my archives… Time is life.  It is irreversible and irreplaceable.  To waste your time is to waste your life, but to … Continue reading

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Moving to the First Chair – Part 1

In law, the “First Chair” is a reference to the lead attorney. In music  “First Chair” is a reference to the best musicians in the orchestra. In a family context, I will use the term “First Chair” to refer to … Continue reading

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Execution Checklist 2018

Today I will execute my plan and it is going to be the best day of my life!   Will 2018 be the year it all comes together for you?  Will it be the best?  If you have a plan … Continue reading

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Accountable or Victim

It’s comforting to believe that success is just something that happens to the lucky few. If we believe this, then we don’t have to deal with the painful realities of why we are not among them. – Morrie Shechtman, author … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Women Part 3 of 3

Faith Popcorn wrote a book entitled Eveolution, The Eight Truths of Marketing to Women.  In this book, she discussed how the marketplace was not doing a very good job of dealing with the issues and needs that concerned women and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Women Part 2 of 3

Faith Popcorn wrote a book entitled Eveolution, The Eight Truths of Marketing to Women. In this book, she discussed how the marketplace was not doing a very good job of dealing with the issues and needs that concerned women and how … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget The Women (Part 1)

Faith Popcorn wrote a book entitled Eveolution, The Eight Truths of Marketing to Women.  In this book, she discussed how the marketplace was not doing a very good job of dealing with the issues and needs that concerned women and … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Loved Ones to be Alone…

If you had ten minutes to evacuate your home, what would you take with you? If you could answer this question, would you be able to locate all of it in ten minutes? If you had a medical emergency tonight, … Continue reading

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What Beneficiaries do not Know Could be bad for Your Client Relationships

The Beneficiary Book was born on January 20, 1990 by Marty Kuritz who was a financial advisor at the time.  Here is his story about why he took the time to create the book. “I flew from San Diego to … Continue reading

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