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“Surround yourself with people who would mention you in a room full of opportunities.” It’s a quote we’ve seen often, and I can’t think of a better one to kick off my first blog of 2023 as I revisit and expand on the ABCs of Sponsorship concepts of Amplifying, Boosting, and Connecting, adding a “D” component, Defending.

We emphasize Situational Social Security in the National Social Security Advisor Certificate (NSSA®) education program, as all your clients are unique. Your clients may be single, married with wide age differences, married with narrow age differences, divorced, surviving spouses, eligible to file a Restricted Application, public employees,...

It’s October! This is for many tax return preparers a second filing season, given the large percentage of taxpayers who file extensions in April. IRS reports approximately 10 percent of all filers request a six-month extension until October, and most of those tax returns tend to be the most complex. This is not surprising, considering most...

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“Dorice, how can we handle challenging situations, and challenging people?” Who does not want to know the answer to this question -- NO ONE. That was a question I was asked as I led a group of 14 leaders from Hewlett-Packard. More than 900 participants from HP chose to engage in the very first Positive Intelligence training cohort the company...