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The End of Retirement: Creating Your Second Act - By Ryan Green
Ryan Green

Hello SOTGC community, Did you know that in the year 2030 the Social Security trust fund will be almost completely depleted?  For those of us in Gen X and Gen Y, it’s a scary thought.  Have you saved enough?  The answer is most likely no.  We took a large hit in the financial crisis of 2008,… Read More

 
San Diego SOTGC Society Workshop August 6, 2014: Mapping Your Personal Vision
Marney Reid

Hello SOTGC Society connectors, On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 we are hosting an SOTGC Society workshop in which Rosemary Paetow, Founder of InStrategy Ventures will be discussing how to find your personal “why” to keep you on track for your personal and professional goals. Please join us, alon… Read More

 
Creative Marketing Masters: Focus on Service NOT Sales - By Connie Pheiff
Connie Pheiff

Hello SOTGC community, Creative marketing focuses on service, not sales. Traditionally, a sale was sales, “we’ve got great stuff, buy from us.” What makes you stand out from your competition? Steve Jobs said, “you need to stop focusing on doing it better than your competition ~ you need to do… Read More

 
5 Tips That Will Change Your Life - By Julie Barnes
Julie Barnes

Hello SOTGC community, Summer has finally arrived and with it ... a whole new sense of freedom and fun. People are shedding the winter doldrums, making empowering changes in their lives, while stepping through their fears to finally try that one thing they've always wanted to try. If you c… Read More

 
What Financial Planning Has in Common with Your Vacation – By Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®
Mary Beth Storjohann

Hello SOTGC community, To kick off this blog post, I have a special announcement to make: Financial Planning is a Process, Not a Product. Are you shocked? Horrified? Surprised? Perhaps this is the reason so many people tend to shy away from it? They’re looking for that tangible, one-siz… Read More

 
retirement

The End of Retirement: Creating Your Second Act – By Ryan Green

Hello SOTGC community, Did you know that in the year 2030 the Social Security trust fund will be almost completely depleted?  For those of us in Gen X and Gen Y, it’s a scary thought.  Have you saved enough?  The answer is most likely no.  We took a large hit in the financial crisis of 2008, which means we will be working longer than our parents and grandparents to close the gap.  So, the … [Read More...]

Rosemary Paetow

San Diego SOTGC Society Workshop August 6, 2014: Mapping Your Personal Vision

Hello SOTGC Society connectors, On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 we are hosting an SOTGC Society workshop in which Rosemary Paetow, Founder of InStrategy Ventures will be discussing how to find your personal “why” to keep you on track for your personal and professional goals. Please join us, along with other San Diego members, for this event. This is a  “workshop style” event where you’ll spend … [Read More...]

creative marketing

Creative Marketing Masters: Focus on Service NOT Sales – By Connie Pheiff

Hello SOTGC community, Creative marketing focuses on service, not sales. Traditionally, a sale was sales, “we’ve got great stuff, buy from us.” What makes you stand out from your competition? Steve Jobs said, “you need to stop focusing on doing it better than your competition ~ you need to do it different.” Hilton Hotels strategically listen on Twitter. When someone types in “I’m looking for … [Read More...]

Change Your Life

5 Tips That Will Change Your Life – By Julie Barnes

Hello SOTGC community, Summer has finally arrived and with it ... a whole new sense of freedom and fun. People are shedding the winter doldrums, making empowering changes in their lives, while stepping through their fears to finally try that one thing they've always wanted to try. If you could use a little help in shedding your winter doldrums, worry no more, I got you covered with my top … [Read More...]

financial planning

What Financial Planning Has in Common with Your Vacation – By Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®

Hello SOTGC community, To kick off this blog post, I have a special announcement to make: Financial Planning is a Process, Not a Product. Are you shocked? Horrified? Surprised? Perhaps this is the reason so many people tend to shy away from it? They’re looking for that tangible, one-size- fits-all solution to their financial problems that will fix things in a jiffy. Hate to be the buzz … [Read More...]

career success

Who Owns the Career Ladder? It’s Not Your Employer – By Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, Corporate America is no longer prescribing career paths. This has been difficult for most employees to accept because they expect their company to provide career insights and guidance.  According to the Corporate Leadership Council’s research, in the past decade, the responsibility of creating career development goals has increasingly shifted from the employer to the … [Read More...]

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What To Wear For Summer Weddings – By Ellina Cho

Hello SOTGC community, Spring and summer is big time for weddings.  The warm weather allows couples to have their nuptials outdoors.  Outdoor weddings can range from a beach wedding, barn wedding, country wedding, etc.  Not only is it a lot of planning for the bride and groom, but it can also be stressful for the attendees! Deciding what to wear to any wedding can sometimes be a daunting … [Read More...]

accountability

How Accountability Can Make or Break Your Business – By Christie Lees

Hello SOTGC community, What do olives, plastic, and dust have to do with business accountability?  Read on my friends. My husband and I were out celebrating our anniversary two weeks ago at a great waterfront restaurant, enjoying some wine, and eagerly awaiting our appetizers. I ordered a plate of warm olives, and they were delicious.  After polishing off one side of the cast iron … [Read More...]

girl talk

Girl Talk Therapy – By Maria Psihogios

Hello SOTGC community! Whether you’re 10 years old in the playground, or 85 years old in a coffee shop, whether you’re dressed in your favorite flannel pajamas munching on popcorn, or dressed to impress sipping on fine wine, whether you just landed your dream job or had the most awkward first date of your life, “girl talk” has the power to heal. As part of my medical school curriculum, I … [Read More...]

when to get married

Live Your Timeline, When To Get Married – By Ali Rim

Hello SOTGC community,  “Is it bad that I don’t want to get married yet?” A friend actually asked this question, and my mind went racing as I realized the burning pressure of your twenties. I wanted to scream “NO!!!” at the top of my lungs but quickly realized that I too have felt guilty for not being able to “keep up” with everyone else around me. At 26, I have somehow managed to falter … [Read More...]