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Wealth Notes: Inspire

  • OU Player’s Journey to the NBA

    July 30, 2021

    To Inspire:   I’m not a basketball fan, hockey is my sport, but a basketball story with Ohio ties that I saw earlier this week moved me enough to make me actually check in on this year’s NBA draft as it was happening. Jason Preston has been a force on the Ohio University basketball team, […]

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  • 75-Year-Old Shares Holistic Approach to Aging

    July 23, 2021

    To Inspire: At our Portfolio and Pints event earlier this week, I caught up with a good friend of mine, in his mid-60’s. He shared that he and his wife have begun horseback riding as a hobby that they can do together and that has some great health and fitness benefits. Love it – what […]

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  • Deserving of Wonder

    July 14, 2021

    To Inspire:   My wife and I were reminiscing, recently, about some of the great vacations we had so long ago: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Mount Rainier, and Olympic on the Pacific Ocean. And I was reminded of this quote: “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge […]

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  • A Life-Changing Casual Conversation

    July 9, 2021

    To Inspire:   Sometimes a casual conversation can be life-changing. This story of two coworkers who ended up saving the other’s husband through kidney donation highlights the importance of being open, sharing stories, and always choosing kindness. Tia Wimbush and Susan Ellis worked in the IT department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for 10 years. […]

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  • What You May Not Know About Independence Day

    July 2, 2021

    To Inspire: As we celebrate our nation’s birth this July 4th, you might be surprised to learn some of the following facts about Independence Day.  These are excerpted from an article by Lauren Cahn in the most recent issue of Reader’s Digest. # 1 Our Nation’s Birthday could just as easily have been celebrated on […]

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  • Lessons from the Ocean

    June 25, 2021

    To Inspire: I (Michelle) had the lovely opportunity to spend a few quiet days at the beach recently, a quick get-a-way with our “quarantine pod” to celebrate a recent retirement. Despite being born and raised in very land-locked Central Ohio, I’ve always loved the ocean, and spent as much time as I could relaxing on […]

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  • Hidden Power of Kindness

    June 18, 2021

    To Inspire:   Lawrence Lovasik has written a wonderful little book that I (Matt) heartily recommend, “The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time.” In this week’s WealthNotes, we share some excerpts including some specific advice he has in Chapter 11 on […]

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  • Declutter and Live Abundantly with Less

    June 10, 2021

    To Inspire:   Based on things I’ve read and conversations with friends, it seems like a lot of people spent at least some of their pandemic lockdown time decluttering. Here at The Joseph Group, we’re thrilled to be welcoming clients and friends back into our office, but after more than a year of being mostly […]

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  • You Think YOU Have Problems!

    June 3, 2021

    To Inspire: Try this quick exercise: Sit quietly with a pen and paper. Set a timer for five minutes. List all the challenges, obstacles, or problems you are currently dealing with. How many did you come up with? Was five minutes long enough for you to list them all? Norman Vincent Peale said, “Problems are […]

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  • Essentialism: Less But Better

    May 28, 2021

    To Inspire: As we emerge from some of the limitations COVID has imposed on our society, it may be tempting to jump back into lots of pursuits. After all, many of us have been cooped up and feeling somewhat on the shelf – we’re ready to get back in the game of life! All good, […]

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