AARP or ARP… Which One Describes You?

The AARP (American Association of Retired People) is open to anyone 50-years-old or older. Most people begin getting membership offers long before they turn 50. I have a problem with the concept of retirement because it comes with a preconceived notion that I hope never accurately describes by life. Retire means (1) to leave one’s…

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Dreaming of Something More? Try This!

Most people I know dream of something more—more business, more time, more money, more margin, more friends, and so forth. Dreaming isn’t a bad idea. In fact, it’s a smart thing to do. However, just dreaming isn’t enough. In his book, Put Your Dream to the Test, John Maxwell said, “[Most people] possess a vague…

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You Can Be an Entrepreneur (Even If You Are AARP Eligible)

My 59th birthday was yesterday. I’m not sure how I got here so quickly. When I was a kid, 59 seemed like an age at which people started packing up their memories and heading to the porch to wait for the mail to be delivered. Though there are some 59-year-olds with that daily routine, I’m…

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Three Things I Know About You

I’m no wizard and I don’t claim to have supernatural powers. However, I do know a few things about you even though we might have never met. I know some things that, if addressed, will take your life to a whole new level. The information I know about you is dancing through your mind. Though…

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How to Quit Your Job (and Give Yourself a Raise)

Side hustle. Side business. Hobby business. Great idea. Second job. The concept can be described a lot of ways. When I worked in the corporate world, I called it my parachute. I joked that I could use my parachute to land on my feet if they ever pushed me out of the window of my…

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SPLASH Your Way to Success With This Plan

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. | Mark Twain People have different definitions of success. The dictionary defines it as the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. So, it should come as no surprise that we all mean something different when we discuss the topic. As…

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