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Robert Pagliarini

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  • Investing in the Facebook IPO? You may have a mental disorder

    Thinking about buying Facebook stock? You may be suffering from a mental disorder. No, really. If you are thinking about buying Facebook, first make sure you are not suffering from Stockholm syndrome. This paradoxical psychological phenomenon refers to...
  • Stop being a wimp and start being fearless

    Let's just get this out of the way now: You can't get rid of fear or pain but you can minimize it, control it and even use it to create your best life possible with a little practice. If you are in perpetual fear or are avoiding the one thing that...
  • 5 Tell-tale signs of burnout

    Are you working too long and too hard? Could you achieve more by doing less? Professional athletes are susceptible to overtraining -- thinking that they must run another mile, do more stairs or do one more set. But there is a narrow band that the...
  • Bruce Lee: Personal growth guru?

    A list of the best personal development gurus of all time would have to include Dale Carnegie, Jim Rohn, Tony Robbins and Bruce Lee. That last one is not a typo. Bruce Lee is known for creating Jeet Kune Do and his many martial arts films from the 1970s,...
  • Sleep your way to the top: 6 steps to power napping

    I'm the least likely person to recommend naps. I've never been a napper. I've never understood why someone would want to sleep in the middle of the day. To me, it seems counterproductive, lazy and maybe even a little un-American. "Why sleep when I could...
  • Stop feeling intimidated: How to instantly boost your confidence in 2 minutes

    Are you ever in a professional or personal setting where you feel intimidated, unsure of your abilities, nervous, awkward or downright scared? No more. What would your life look like if you had more confidence and felt more powerful? Would you perform...
  • 5 Ways to beat your shopping addiction

    Alcohol? Crack? Heroin? These drugs are known to be highly addictive, but can something as innocuous as shopping be addictive? Having worked with more than one so-called "shopaholic" at my Orange County financial planning firm, I have no doubt that...
  • The Blame Game: Knowing where to place it makes all the difference

    It's your fault. It's all your fault. Everything wrong in your life is entirely your fault. Thank goodness for that! If it wasn't your fault, then what control could you possibly have over making it better? But it's not politically correct to write...
  • The broken window fallacy and unintended consequences

    Have you heard the parable of the broken window? It's a wonderful example of unintended consequences that applies not only to businesses activity and government regulations but to individuals as well. Fans of the book "Freakonomics" are given a front...
  • Is selfishness the solution to our country's problems?

    We've got problems. Our economy has stagnated; unemployment is high; we have an almost inconceivable amount of national debt; and our elected officials are fighting among themselves. What we need are some good solutions. What's to blame for this mess?...
  • 3 steps to prepare for the next disaster

    As a "sudden wealth" financial planner, I take great pride in helping others determine where they are going and how to get there. I consider myself an eternal optimist. In my mind, the glass is not half empty or half full -- it is well on its way to...
  • Consume or create? Your decision will change your 2013

    That bloated sensation you feel isn't just from the excess eggnog and stuffing you ate over the holidays. It's far worse. It's actually the end, not the beginning, of each January that's the most important time of the year. Most people are focused on...