Despite the nonstop buzz around Chicago, my third Baker Hill Prosper is now under my belt. So many things have changed. The industry, technology, regulations, compliance, growth strategies, consolidation, and finally, rising interest rates. Yet some things haven’t changed at all.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin for a week in January, Super Bowl in frigid Minneapolis, March madness and broken brackets, a week frozen solid in Rochester, New York, a bitter cold St. Patty’s, half a foot of snow on Easter (courtesy of Mother Nature and her cruel April Fool’s joke), sweaters and umbrellas at The Masters. “Cummon’ man!” It’s been a long Winter and even a longer Spring!
In his international bestseller book “The Happiness Advantage,” positive psychology researcher, author, and “Ted-talker,” Sean Achor said “…give yourself an immediate competitive advantage by focusing on all the reasons you will succeed [and have succeeded], rather than fail. Remind yourself of the relevant skills you have, rather than those you lack.”