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Tag: Making Good Choices

“But I Can’t Give You My Heart”

February 7th, 2013   •   no comments   

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, many folks are feeling the pressure to illustrate their devotion with their pocketbook and plan the perfect gift, evening out or surprise. My preference might be a lovely little box of salted dark chocolate caramels. But billions of dollars are spent each year in an attempt, often unsuccessfully, to fulfill expectations of loved ones. And therein lies the rub. One such reader wrote to me last week in distress about the pressure and expectations, a word on The Inner Bottom Line that spells trouble, because all expectations ever do is set us up for [ Read More ]

What’s the One Quality You’ve Acquired You Wish You Had Way Back When?

December 2nd, 2012   •   no comments   

Perhaps many of you don’t know that The Inner Bottom Line® was created in 1988 as the first television series on family values in the US. We aired from Los Angeles monthly and from the very first one, I was blessed with the presence of guests who were all, in their unique ways, incredibly accomplished individuals; people like Joe Jacobs, who identified both Vitamin C and penicillin prior to founding Jacobs Engineering, and talents like Theodore Bikel, gifted actor and musician, who I invited on the show to honor and discuss his work and legacy with Amnesty International. Because of [ Read More ]

Olive’s 5 Tips for Developing and Protecting The Inner Bottom Line®

September 30th, 2012   •   no comments   

The Inner Bottom Line® operates from the premise that the value of our lives is determined by the choices we make. Every moment of our lives is filled with hundreds of choices, from small, trivial ones like “what should I wear, do I want a blueberry or walnut muffin, or which street should I take” to momentous moments such as “what I should I say when I get there or do I stay in this relationship or bail?”  Given the pressure and desire to make the best possible choice, it can sometimes seem overwhelming to tackle, and too much pondering can [ Read More ]

Update on The Inner Bottom Line®

September 26th, 2012   •   no comments   

Welcome back to The Inner Bottom Line®, brought to you by Personal Best®. Today, we formally began building the platform for our new radio show, The Inner Bottom Line, on and we hope to be on air in the next two weeks.  We’ve even booked our first guest for the show, and we’re incredibly excited about all the things we’re going to get to talk about with you, so stay in touch as the details of that announcement will be coming next week. As the show takes form, it guides us on designing this site to offer you the most [ Read More ]

The Inner Bottom Line Takes Shape

September 6th, 2012   •   no comments   

Welcome back to The Inner Bottom Line®,  brought to you by Personal Best®. We’re continuing to work hard to refine our focus and build you a site that incorporates the most effective tools and resources that will help you run your life and your business more successfully and profitably as well as update your core values,  make better choices in your busy life, create a current Short List so that you’re always Playing With a Full Deck, and cope effectively with killer stress and those every-day ethical dilemmas and choices that are bound to keep you up at night. If you’re anything like [ Read More ]

Hello World, Again!

August 25th, 2012   •   no comments   

Welcome back to What’s Keeping You Awake At Night?, brought to you by The Inner Bottom Line® and Personal Best®. As you can see, we’re adding new features and improving WKYAAN every day  so we can better help you incorporate your core values to make better choices in your busy lives, assure you have a current Short List so that you’re Playing With a Full Deck, and cope effectively with killer stress and those every-day ethical dilemmas and choices that keep us all up at night. When faced with a driving-me-crazy problem or person, nothing can help more than a few [ Read More ]