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Personalize Your Wedding Vows

Weddings can be simultaneously beautiful, enjoyable events as well as stress-producing, thanks to a virtual plethora of choices from colors, to flowers, music to food. One choice that often gets overlooked is whether to use conventional vows or to write your own. On the one hand, using conventional vows is not only easy, but... -Read More


Finding That Perfect Mate

First of all, if you think there is a perfect mate out there, you’re probably also searching for a unicorn-riding leprechaun carrying a golden egg-laying goose. Believe me when I say this does not come from a place of cynicism but of reality. Too many of us have a glamorized view of what our... -Read More


BocaLead launches Take the Lead with a Purpose to Inspire and Mentor

“But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you…for in its welfare you will find your welfare” (Jeremiah 29:7) This verse is the foundation for BocaLead, a monthly business luncheon hosted by Bill Mitchell, a former real estate professional and current pastor of Boca Community Church, and John Barber, a successful... -Read More


Get Your Finances Right in 2017

It is good to have goals and plans financially for the New Year, but it is equally important to do the right things consistently and avoid doing the wrong things. It is critically important to get counsel and wisdom and avoid missing opportunities or blundering financially.  I don’t want “that experience that I can... -Read More


Five Questions to Ask Your Financial Professional

You know how to tell your doctor where it hurts. You can tell your dentist about your toothache. So why can it be so hard to talk finances with your financial professional? A meeting with financial professionals can admittedly be a source of stress for some. Managing money can seem intimidating, is sometimes confusing... -Read More


Launch Your Leadership in 2017

10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1 – Liftoff! Have you ever witnessed the launch of a rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on the coast of central Florida? It is a magnificent sight! I spent many years working as an aerospace... -Read More


CityHouse Helps Single Mothers Escape Homelessness

Among all homeless families nationwide, over three quarters are headed by single women with children, and according to the National Center on Family Homelessness, about 30 percent of children in the foster care system would be discharged if their parents were properly housed. CityHouse in Delray Beach is making a difference in the lives... -Read More


Keep The Brain, Body & Spirit Moving

Now with just the two of us, it was time to sell our large family home in the country. We had two acres and plenty of space to be very active with family and friends. But that meant lots of mowing, trimming, weeding, water system maintenance and house upkeep time and expense. The effort... -Read More


Critical Skills Needed for a Changing Workforce

It is becoming clear that the skills needed for the 21 Century workforce are different than those that promoted success in the previous century. A recent study by PEW Research found that 55 percent of graduates from four-year colleges say that their education was “very useful in helping them prepare for a job or... -Read More


One Day At A Time

Anxiety is a major mental health issue. For many it interferes in their daily life. It shrinks their world and makes them prisoners in their own home. Now we stand at the threshold of a new year that will be viewed very differently by the anxious person. What many will see before them is... -Read More