• Making Money

    6 simple signs that indicate it may be time to sell that Investment Property.

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    I’ve always been an advocate for property investments. It started when I was young and property has been, by far, the biggest driver of my wealth creation over the last decade. I’ve always thought you should hold a property for at least 15 years, which is a good time limit you should set yourself to pay off the mortgage. But what happens when that time limit passes? Should you sell? What signs should you be looking at to indicate it may be time to sell that Investment Property?   I bought my first property just as I was coming out of my twenties. Three more followed suit within the first 5…

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    Strong hand, gentle grip: the conundrum of the CFO

    “There are times when I am so unlike myself that I might be taken for someone else of an entirely opposite character.” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau   Authentic leadership. Be yourself. Be a role model. Have a purpose. Work for your employees. Inspire…

  • Career

    Changing places: when changing jobs becomes a hobby.

    Changing jobs now-days seems about as common as changing your toothbrush. Depending on your dental hygiene, that can mean some pretty quick changes. According to Forbes, 21% of Millennials in 2016 switched jobs, compared to roughly 7% of gen Xers and other…

  • Career

    7 simple steps to great leadership

    “The best leader is one whose existence is barely known by the people.” – Lao Tzu How do you perceive and embody leadership? Nelson Mandela said, “A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble…

  • Career

    How to write a C-Suite CV in 5 easy steps

    Most of the articles on this site have been focused on was to get ahead in your career, get a promotion, make money and build a portfolio. I’ve talked about diversification, managing the short term while looking to the long…

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    Got a toxic boss? Here’s how you handle that.

    People don’t leave companies, they leave people.   Most of us have had the experience of working for wonderful leaders. I’m not talking about the charismatic or visionary leaders, but the nice people. The ones that took an interest in…

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    Are you living a Rockstar life?

    When I was growing up I studied art and literature at school. I wrote poetry and I devoured book after book, after book. I dreamed of being a writer. I dreamed of telling people stories. Telling them my stories. Those…