What’s Killing the American Dream?

  September 2016 What do you call it when people have a great idea and risk everything they have — time, money, energy — to make that idea a reality? I call it the American Dream. Ritu Shah-Burnham had an idea. She dreamed of opening a pizza franchise...

The Case for a Flat Tax

  December 2016 What would happen if there was just one tax rate for most Americans? Would that be fair? Could it even work? Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, explains. The American Revolution started as a tax revolt – over a single tax...

The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers

  November 2014 “The Progressive Income Tax” is one of those economic terms that gets bandied about, but few actually know what it means or how it works. This tale of three similar brothers with three different incomes (but one shared expense) helps...

Start with WHY – Simon Sinek In Vegas

  November 2015 Those who lead inspire us. We follow those who lead because we want to and for selfish reasons. Those who start with “why” that have the ability to inspire those around them or find others who inspire them. 1. You have to know WHY you...

TED: Simon Sinek – “The Golden Circle” Clip

  May 2012 0:12 How do you explain when things don’t go as we assume? Or better, how do you explain when others are able to achieve things that seem to defy all of the assumptions? For example: Why is Apple so innovative? Year after year, after...

Brian Vaszily: The 9 Intense Experiences

  October 2014 What are you putting into your being? What experiences are you engaging in that are good for you? That are not good for you? Which ones should you be engaging in that you are not, much to the detriment of achieving your greatest goals, your health,...