Gratitude Fuels Connection

Gratitude Fuels Connection The holidays remind us to give thanks to our loved ones. At our Thanksgiving, my sister asked everyone what they were thankful for and when the turn came for my nine-year old grandson, Avi, here is what…
Broken Bonds: Wells Fargo Board Rebuilding Trust

Broken Bonds: Wells Fargo Board Rebuilding Trust Through Emotional Connection By: Dr. Lola Gershfeld PsyD After intense scandals, boards have a limited time to regain their composure and start rebuilding trust. This is certainly the case for Wells Fargo. Their recent…
The Importance of Vulnerability in Board Dynamics

The Importance of Vulnerability in Board Dynamics BY Dr. Lola Gershfeld Board dynamics are a crucial element of a functional and successful board. Board leaders are constantly asking me where to start with board dynamics. There are a lot of…
TAX EVASION: Cayman Islands and US Taxpayers

Two Cayman Island financial Institutions plead guilty to aiding US taxpayers in hiding more than $130m in offshore accounts. BY GARY S. WOLFE, ESQ. In March, 2016 the US Dept. of Justice announced guilty pleas for Two Cayman Island Financial…
Six Steps For Developing a Robust Acquisitions Program

Growing a risk-averse acquisition program significantly in a flat environment requires a bold combination of careful planning, savvy thinking and well-executed tactics. BY GARY MILLER Many companies are facing slow growth due to a tepid economic recovery, more federal and…
How will you manage a worry-free lifestyle in retirement?

BY HAITHAM “HUTCH” ASHOO Four Factors to Consider For a Worry-free Retirement: Ridged, pre-planned retirement income methodologies are dangerous! Look for retirement income strategies which allow for foreseeable and unpredictable life changes Don’t let advisors sell you on so-called proven performance…