Inc.: 5 Ways to Stay Productive and Focused During the Holiday Seasons

December can feel like a personal and professional whirlwind. Distractions are everywhere–and it feels like there are a million loose ends to finish up before the end of the year. Your personal holiday plans are likely to compete for your…

Inc.: Consider This Before You Buy That Office Christmas Gift

Every year around this time, the same dilemma arises. What do you give as holiday gifts to your colleagues? Who do you buy for? How much do you spend? You want to give a small memento of your appreciation and…

Inc.: Holidays Got You Down? These Steps Can Make the Season Easier

The holiday season is a time for family gatherings, parties, gift exchanges, good food, and celebration–and that can be a problem. The many expectations and responsibilities placed on us during this time can be a major source of stress, anxiety,…

Inc.: Charging for Shipping (Over the Holidays) Is Now Officially a Thing of the Past

The shopping holiday that began in 2008 as a way to boost online sales in mid December will not be celebrated again this year, according to a note posted to its website. Entrepreneur Luke Knowles, who created the website FreeShipping.org and…

Inc.: How to Show Your Clients and Team Genuine Care During the Holidays

As a financial life planner running my own firm, I take the holidays as my signal to pause, take a breath and reflect on the year, celebrating successes and learning from challenges.  From personal experience, I’ll tell you it’s impossible…