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Lifecycle Management for Business Success

A Financial Poise column dedicated to the belief that success in business is meaningless without success at home.


Lifecycle Management for Business Success

Leadership: A Mindset and a Skillset

March 23, 2017

The essential leadership skills you need—and how to acquire them   by: Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom, co-founder of Evolve Global Training   Leadership is an ingrained quality. It’s a blend of charisma, bravery and confidence that allows certain people to take charge. To lead well requires more than just innate talent. Natural leadership is not the same […]

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CIRCULAR CAUSALITY: Easy Tool to Win Friends and Influence People

February 6, 2017

Take control of your personal and business relationships, and stop letting other people control your emotions.   by: Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom     Blame. It may make us feel exonerated, but it does not serve to resolve personal conflict. Once you know that it is someone else’s “fault” what have you accomplished? Blame rarely creates […]

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Emotional Reactivity: Don’t Give Your Brain Away

January 17, 2017

Take control of your personal and business relationships, and stop letting other people control your emotions.   by: Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom     Does your blood boil when you have to deal with certain people? Are you unable to converse with one particular colleague or relative without having an argument? If that’s the case, then […]

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Choosing Happiness

December 7, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Relationships are work. Most couples don’t find that out until they are in the thick of it. It’s the secret our parents didn’t tell us. It is also the one that we are tending more and more to tell our kids. Building a life, raising children, and managing careers with another person […]

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Bringing Up Baby…In a Different Way

November 2, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Having kids can upset the balance of a finely tuned couple. Suddenly, business as usual doesn’t work and change is inevitable. This change can happen seamlessly, with each person adapting to new roles quite naturally. Or it can be difficult. When the new roles and rules don’t correspond with the old ones, […]

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Reclaiming Rituals After Divorce or Loss

October 11, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Preparation for life after divorce or loss can be very difficult.  Life as a single adult is very different from life as you knew it. Much of what feels different in your day-to-day living can be attributed to a significant change in your routine. Rituals have defined a large part of a […]

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The Point of the Triangle

September 15, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Have you ever asked your child to talk some sense into your spouse? Have you ever asked your sibling to reason with your parents on your behalf? Have you ever sought companionship from a friend to avoid a conflict with your spouse? If you have ever asked someone to help you with […]

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You Cannot Not Communicate

August 30, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Couples frequently hire me when they are struggling the most. I get engaged for couple therapy when couples have exhausted their own attempts at problem solving and are feeling pretty hopeless. Or I am hired for divorce mediation, when couples are facing the end of their marriage, usually on the heels of […]

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A Systemic Perspective: Roles, Rules and Change – Part ll

August 19, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom This is the second of two columns dedicated to systemic thinking. The first article explores how systems function. This article will focus on how systems respond to change. As explained last time, in order to interrupt ingrained patterns that exist within any system, you have to be able to recognize the patterns. […]

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A Systemic Perspective: Roles, Rules and Change – Part 1

July 27, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom This is the first of two columns dedicated to systemic thinking. This column explores how systems function. The next will focus on how systems change. We all exist within and are affected by many different systems. We work, we have families, we have friends, and we belong to communities. Our participation in […]

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From Decision to Decree: The Many Paths to Divorce

July 12, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Litigation, mediation or collaboration? What is the best way to make sure that you come as close as you can to getting everything you want in your divorce settlement? Well, that really depends upon what you want. And even when you know what you want, there is no guarantee that there is […]

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People Behave as They Do

June 14, 2016

By Carrie Rosenbloom Whether professionally or personally, like many of you, I receive a lot of complaints. Typically, they are minor, yet certainly significant to the complainer. As a prime example, I have had a lot of parents tell me that their children tend to ask for help with seemingly every detail of their lives. […]

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Alimony is Not a Career

May 31, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom Divorce represents the process by which a couple has the opportunity to dissolve an unsatisfying and broken marriage. It’s complex, emotional, costly and finite. It is very easy during the last stages of a marriage, and the long process of divorce to focus solely on the divorce. It is enough just […]

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The Kids Are Gone, So What’s Next?

May 17, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom Your kids have been preparing for college most of their lives. They start to learn about college as early as kindergarten and by ninth grade their collegiate future is pretty well established. Whether they are headed for two-year, four-year, or gap-year programs, their choice is the culmination of many years of […]

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In the Best Interest of the Children

May 3, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom Newsflash: divorce does not scar kids; conflict does. Divorce, for many people, is a means of ending a pattern of conflict that either or each spouse has recognized as damaging to them and their children. For others, it brings to the surface years of unresolved conflict. Regardless of the level of […]

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The Boomerang Syndrome: When Getting Into College Isn’t Enough

April 20, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom I don’t envy high school kids these days. The pressure on them is intense and with each new crop of high school seniors, it seems the bar rises higher and higher. As parents, we do our best to support our children and give them some latitude to discover their hopes, dreams […]

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What Has Puberty Done With My Baby?

April 5, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom Is your child disrespectful, moody and more interested in friends than family? Are your thoughtful questions answered, if at all, with one word? Are your attempts to connect dismissed and unreciprocated? If you answered yes,  yes and yes, the good news is that you need not be alarmed that your once […]

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Divorce Is Not an Event; It’s a Process

March 8, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom Divorce really starts when you make the decision to get one. Typically, this represents the culmination of a long period of problem solving, or the recognition that you are faced with a problem that you couldn’t solve. Or, for some, this decision has been handed to you and you have no […]

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The Stages of Life

February 23, 2016

By Carrie Weiner Rosenbloom What stage of life are you in? If you answered “middle age” or something to that effect then we’re not yet on the same page. When I refer to a “stage” of life I mean it in reference to the issues and situations that your family is currently navigating.  I suppose many stages of […]

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