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Wealth Notes: Inspire

  • Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

    April 8, 2021

    To Inspire: One of the most beloved figures of the 20th century, Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for many for a life well lived. At the age of 76 she penned a simple guide to living a fuller life, “You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life.” In this issue of […]

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  • Finding Spirituality in the Garden

    April 1, 2021

    To Inspire: I started some seeds – peppers, tomatoes, some herbs – in late February, and the tiny seedlings are currently taking up space in my laundry room. I’ve never been a fan of Ohio winters, and looking forward to time in my garden helps get me through the late winter days. Author Miriam Diaz-Gilbert […]

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  • Let Gratitude and Optimism Move You Forward

    March 26, 2021

    To Inspire: Chris Lowney, in his book “Heroic Living” shares the importance of gratitude and optimism in catapulting us forward in life. Here, Matt Palmer shares an excerpt from the chapter entitled, “Let Gratitude and Optimism Move You Forward.” “Nikki Giovanni reminds us in a poem of hers that “we are better than we think […]

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  • Letting Go of Perfectionsim

    March 16, 2021

    To Inspire: Here at The Joseph Group we love books. We like to read them and we love to share the good ones with clients and friends. Dr. Brene Brown’s book “Dare to Lead” is one of our favorites. In one of Brown’s other best-sellers, “The Gifts of Imperfection,” she tackles perfectionism, writing, “Perfectionism is […]

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  • Justice is a Pious Attention

    March 10, 2021

    To Inspire:   I love fresh asparagus! Especially right off my charcoal grill next to a ribeye steak and baked potato. Yum! When I was a kid growing up in rural Wisconsin, my grandmother knew all the spots along the roadside where the wild asparagus grew. I remember―even now―going for a drive and picking it. […]

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  • Take Nothing for Granted

    March 5, 2021

    To Inspire: Why does it take a crisis to bring out our very best? Chris Lowney, in his book, “Make Today Matter: 10 Habits for a Better Life and World,” shares in it the story of his friend Paul. A vibrant young father of two sons and the principal breadwinner for his family, Paul had […]

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  • Perseverance, On Mars and In Life

    February 25, 2021

    To Inspire: I’m obsessed with NASA’s Mars Perseverance, the rover that landed on the red planet last week. It’s probably because I’ve read science fiction all my life – my father and older brother both read sci-fi when I was a kid – so I’ve always been interested in space. The Perseverance is the most […]

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  • Is Your Wealth Changing You?

    February 19, 2021

    To Inspire: asksi   Is your wealth changing you or are you changing your wealth? It’s an interesting question isn’t it? When I refer to wealth, I mean whatever level of financial resources one has. I ask the question because so many of those reading this (our clients and friends) have (or will) reached a […]

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  • Look Out the Window and See the Miraculous

    February 11, 2021

    To Inspire: Here we are, closing in on one year of pandemic life, and, if you’re in Central Ohio (or much of the Eastern United States), socked in by snow and below freezing temperatures. What to do? Why not take a look out your window and see the beauty of the world. Birdwatching: Winter is […]

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  • Pro Football Nostalgia and the Fragility of Life

    February 4, 2021

    To Inspire:   I’m a football fan in my mid 60s. And I played football in high school and college (small college football – Woody just wouldn’t take a look at me!) With the Super Bowl coming up this weekend, I read with interest and a touch of nostalgia Ben Shpigel’s January 22, 2021 New […]

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