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Long Term Planning

Why Thinking Too Long-Term Can Sabotage Your Success

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Short-term thinking gets a bad rap when we talk about time management, but if you focus purely on your long-term goals, you might be on the road to burnout. Neglecting your immediate, short-term needs can just stress you out more, despite your meticulous planning.

Why You Should Invest at Least $5,000 Before 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.07.2016 | Money

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor The U.S. stock market is having a solid year. It is a far cry from 2013, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index surged m...

Make No Small Plans

Bret Hoekema | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

The day I received the results of my first PET scan still haunts me. I've felt so foolish for feeling so confident.

Strategy, When It Isn't

Irv Katz | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Irv Katz

Nonprofit organizations are a lot more like businesses than one might think. There really is a bottom line, for example. It is achieving the results the organization is funded for and achieving the financial results that are set by the board annually.

Thinking Long-Term in a Short-Term Economy

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

The reality is that most organizations can't be judged on a quarter-to-quarter basis. But how do you keep the focus on long-term value creation while the media and the markets exert pressure to do the opposite?

New Sign That We're Neglecting Retirement

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Money

By Chris Taylor March 5 (Reuters) - Sam Lazarus would love nothing more than to save money in his individual retirement account. ...

Your Five-Year And Ten-Year Plan

Marc Lesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Lesser

We all need to take care of our financial lives. However, what she learned was to see and appreciate the life she was already living, to embrace what she loved and appreciated about her life.

Can We Think Long-Term In A Short-Term World?

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

Does anyone have the patience for anything long-term, and can anyone who thinks and plans beyond tweet-time succeed today?

Reform of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP): Introducing Long-Term Flood Insurance

Erwann Michel-Kerjan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erwann Michel-Kerjan

Our attention to weather-related-disasters has faded, putting us in jeopardy when the next hurricane strikes the United States.

Common Sense and Hope for the Future: A Boy, A Mountain, and the Spirit of Thomas Paine

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nina Sankovitch

Now it is up to Congress to act on pending clean energy legislation and for us to push them to do it. Two recent books illustrate, in very different ways, why.

Family Businesses May Have Advantages in Dealing With Recession

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rod Shrader

Of the approximately 66,900 businesses in Chicago, almost 23,000 -- well over one-third -- are family-owned.

Reality Check Amidst The Joy: Prepare for 2010 and 2012

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

How do we build on this victory and ensure an enduring Democratic White House and Congress over the inevitable conservative fightback that they are plotting even as we celebrate?

Business Would Benefit From A New Word: To Proact

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

I'm using the verb "to proact" on a regular basis now, especially at work and in a strategic context. No matter the situation, I want proaction to be the primary strategy.