The Pursuit of Wealth: A Dropout, Pinterest, and IBM

The Pursuit of Wealth: A Dropout, Pinterest, and IBM

If you have time this holiday weekend, watch the ABC special “'The Dropout': The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes,” of which you can watch a clip of here. It’s fascinating, sad, and thought-provoking all-in-one. Holmes was a college dropout who founded Theranos, once worth $9 billion, and then was effectively forced to step away from the company.

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Key Ingredients for Hitting Your Mark: Lessons From the 2019 NCAA Championship

Key Ingredients for Hitting Your Mark: Lessons From the 2019 NCAA Championship

I’ve been reflecting on March Madness, or the NCAA’s three-week extravaganza for women and men to compete for a national basketball championship, that is now over. This year’s NCAA ‘ingredients for hitting the goal’ is powerful inspiration for us in our everyday lives as we pursue the wealth and the life that we want. And, here are a few articles that will help you to keep striving for what you want and hit the mark.

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Babies, Apple, and Lyft – Change is All Around!

Babies, Apple, and Lyft – Change is All Around!

Since many of you are already parents, I suspect that many things have changed in your life with the arrival of your little people, and growth of them into big people. I have no doubt that your money and strategies to pursue wealth have been influenced by your children. Well, as I embark on this journey, I look forward to hearing your stories, sharing my stories, and putting a new spin on how I see the world.

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What We Can Learn From the Kraft Heinz Debacle

What We Can Learn From the Kraft Heinz Debacle

At the end of last week, one story dominated financial headlines. I’m talking about Kraft Heinz’s abysmal earnings report. If you (or know anyone you know) eat(s) Jell-O snacks or Lunchables, or drinks Maxwell House coffee, amongst many of the more widely associated brands, then you know Kraft Heinz. We must pay attention as consumers, and it’s important to recognize how change is affecting this institution as there are lessons in here for us.

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The Last Days of 2018: Key Insights and Inspiration

The Last Days of 2018: Key Insights and Inspiration

You’re getting ready for the holidays, as I am. So, my gifts for you today aim to enrich your life over the next few days/week as we fully wrap up 2018. Don’t even think about that stock market too much – it has the potential to depress the best of us because it continues to be a roller coaster. Remember, keep staying the course and looking for opportunities. Read all the way through as you won’t want to miss all the goodies….

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Thanksgiving Nuggets: Stay Calm, Becoming, and Get Yours!

Thanksgiving Nuggets: Stay Calm, Becoming, and Get Yours!

I hope that this coming week will be one of rest and Thanksgiving (for our U.S. Charisse Says members). First, know that I am especially grateful for you, and I appreciate your continued engagement and readership. Ultimately, I trust that these nuggets of advice contribute to your life and wealth in a positive manner.

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