Investment isn’t about returns, deadlines (tic toc) and tax avoidance …
Consider, aside from investing money, investing in people.
Cash helps, but most people need, want and benefit more from time and caring.
Some people investments provide marginal returns.
Some blow us away with integrity and kindness.
Some confound, not seeing things my way – perhaps I wasn’t seeing things their way …
Keep doing. Keep available.
Some people are good fits for us, for our lives. Finding out – sometimes that takes time, lawyers and alimony to figure out. Sometimes, far simpler – seeing people as they are, not as we wish they were. Rare nastiness occurrences should not discourage us.
Ask questions, request consideration in return. I’ve learned humility is returned with humility, questions produce answers and outstretched hands most often meet warm ones …
column written/ published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: -3C/27F, light snow slipperiness, dark, breezy, fresh/humid – a perfect start. Gusta love the damp snow and I was awakened by my chilly face …
One of my favorites - "When you konw better you do better." - Maya Angelou, CC, Valencia, CA
"Lazy words and territorially protective safety, for what?" I am an analytical person. So far, though your recent actions have caused a positive shift in my perspective towards you, lazy words, in praise, are what I have. Wow, a trend change :) If you don't understand "territorially protective safety", it makes me glad for you. I wish you well. Still a bit lazy-worded but it's well and truly meant, however you wish to take it. Mostly, as parameters in how you view things, my understanding and experience is that you clearly divide "work and play". That also makes me glad for you. Wish you well in both, VJP, Red Deer Lake, AB