I’m not sick enough to come to your event

The old John Belushi movie, Animal House, really has no positive qualities that I can remember.  It glorified the worst of college life, complete with all the abuses immature students can dream up.  The Dean shares the latest grade point averages with one of the fraternity leaders:  “Here are your grade point averages. Mr. Kroger: two…

A Wheat Field in Kansas: New Beginnings of the Mind

This is a guest post by Derek Olsen, co-author of the book One Bed, One Bank Account and co-host of The Better Conversations Podcast. Derek and his wife Carrie encourage married couples to have better conversations about money that will strengthen their marriages. Derek and Carrie challenge everything money related on their blog, in their books, and on…

My Boss is Satan’s offspring

It’s really not difficult to determine a person’s point of reference. No, I really didn’t make that up.  As usual, the rich life stories I hear in working with people in transition offer enough real anecdotes that I don’t have to be very creative in finding phrases that colorfully describe real situations. In anticipation of…