Cyber Threat Ready

We just got back from a conference in Omaha and got to spend some time with CLS, the money manager we use to manage the money that our clients have in the market. CLS did an amazing job hosting us and gave us a ton of great information in regards to how to serve our […]

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Mistakes we have made

At Uncommon Wealth Partners, we get the opportunity to talk to many business owners.  We love working with owners because we are one of them! We love to talk through what is working as a business and what is keeping them up at night. One question I am always eager to ask is, “If you […]

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Traction

After spending 5 years in corporate consulting and using various methodologies to audit businesses and help launch new ventures, I really appreciate a good business framework. What do I mean by a framework? I mean something to help a business communicate – with themselves, their customers and the world at large. How does a business […]

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words of wisdom from mike tyson

We all know Mike Tyson as a professional boxer, in fact, he holds the record for the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title! Pretty impressive, but I’m not going to talk about his boxing.  What I want to talk about is an answer he gave to a reporter before one of his fights. It […]

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Perception

Perception is a funny thing.  Everyone has one and in some situations, it can help you but in others, look out!  Perception is unique to each individual and most of us are all too happy to share our perception or opinions any time we are asked and sometimes even when we’re not. As I get […]

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Crush it

It was 2005 and I was reading a book by this guy that no one really knew much about.  The internet was new, Google was newer and I had a hundred business ideas, but I also had a day job and a baby on the way.  But there was something about this book and this […]

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Financial Guilt

When it comes down to it, most of us have some kind of guilt about where we are at financially. Life isn’t perfect and neither are we.  As life happens, so does our money.  We help out a family member; we go through a health issue or take a financial risk – that’s life. Financial shame […]

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What will your job look like in 10 years?

I have always been fascinated by the following quote from Bill Gates, “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” I am firmly in the overestimating camp and always try to do too much in a year. As I get older and hopefully wiser […]

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Give yourself a raise!

I had an interesting discussion the other day with a client.  She was not happy with her job or her daily routine. She was also complaining that she was underpaid at work. We suggested she take income from an investment account to give herself a raise, but her immediate response was “I don’t want to pay […]

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Audible – the need for speed

I was recently talking to a gentleman that is looking to do a startup after being employed for a number of years. He is wanting to shift in another direction and in doing so has recognized how much he needs to be “reading and really educating myself on everything from mindset to leadership to business.” […]

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