By Laura A. Roser How the U.S. Compares to the Middle East, Latin American, and Asia Business succession expert Kelin E. Gersick has consulted with families from all over the world. “All families have much in common,” he says, “but they vary in important ways.” One way he mentions is the status and attention given…

By Laura A. Roser Living Between Extremes If you eat too much, you get fat and sick and die. If you eat too little, you waste away and die. The key is eating the right amount of the right foods. This leads to health, vitality, and a long life. Of course, the questions then arise, “What…

By Laura A. Roser   If you spend any time with a two-year-old, you will see the physical manifestation of what most of us feel under the surface when spending time with family. Things are going great, we’re having a fun time, life is joyful and exciting, and then something happens and it triggers a tantrum….

Q & A with Krishna Pendyala, Founder and CEO of ChoiceLadder Institute Over the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with Krishna Pendyala a couple of times. What I noticed about Krishna almost immediately was his passion and depth of knowledge. He spent more than two decades coaching and consulting with high…

Thrivent Financial CEO, Bradford Hewitt, argues that the healthiest relationships with money are founded foremost on generosity. by Amanda Kelly   Brad Hewitt never intended to serve as CEO of Thrivent Financial, a Fortune 500 organization with more than $100 billion in assets. “I would describe how it all came together for me at Thrivent…

How Marc Leder, Private Equity Maven and Co-Founder  of Sun Capital Partners, Got Hooked by the Art World  By Laura A. Roser   “For many years, I was two-dimensional—kids and work,” says Marc Leder, financier and Hamptons socialite. “That was my whole life up into my early 40s.” Then Marc discovered the art scene. “It is…

By J.B. Pravda   Brian Happel, CEO of BBVA Compass, Ft. Worth, Texas, a prominent regional banking institution might be said to have figuratively ‘kicked down’ an unlikely door to his 33-year (and counting) banking career with what he first gleaned from a ‘how to’ book. “When I was a freshman in high school, I was…

Documenting Your Past for a Better Future By Laura A. Roser   “We’ve been doing some organizing,” my mother announced. She pointed to cardboard boxes resting on their basement floor. “That’s your stuff. Figure out what you want to keep.” I sighed. This is not how I wanted to spend my family visit. I begrudgingly opened…

How A Wedding Becomes A Catalyst For Defining Who We Are by Matthew Roser   “A wedding is the one time in your life when everyone important will be present,” says Kelli Corn, lead designer and creator of an events company of the same name. Gathering each of the influencing players in our life story…

Why Mark Cover, CEO of Hines’s Southwest Region, Believes He Can Learn From Every Single Person He Comes Into Contact With By Laura A. Roser   “The measure of a person,” says Mark Cover, “is not only how many people show up at his funeral, but how much variety there is in the group of people…

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