As the authors of 'Book of Odds,' a collection of statistics about everyday life, we love the New Year. The slate is wiped clean and we get to look at what resolutions people make and how long the keep them.
There are some of us who, because of our cultural backgrounds, are expected to walk certain paths even if we cast nary a shadow there. And we continue walking on these life paths even if we don't see the light.
As many of you work diligently to lose weight, the promise of a weight loss goal may seem to be elusive. While we all work to better ourselves, change our diets and improve our health, there are key concepts to weight loss that often get ignored.
With each day, the sun warms our bodies and our hearts with a few more minutes of light as we move slowly toward Vernal Equinox and spring. Each religious tradition has expressed thoughts about this transition in our year and thus in our lives, both physical and spiritual.
It's the start of the new year -- traditionally a time for lists and resolutions. So, in the spirit of the season, here is how the financial system can reclaim its place as a positive force in society.
Miami has become my home as I have lived here longer than any other place since leaving home in 1990, aged 18 to join the British Diplomatic Service. Since then I have moved 21 times in 24 years in pursuit of Her Majesty's interests.
For people who want to be their own boss, but don't have a business model or product in mind and who don't mind following someone else's path as long as it's one that leads to prosperity, franchising can be an excellent option.
Now is the time some of our clients pull back a bit and return to their jobs and carpools with a list of New Year's resolutions. As salon professionals, a slowdown for us isn't a bad thing. The funk months become an opportunity.