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The Magic of the Mundane - A Quick Note from Kelly Brothers

The Magic of the Mundane - A Quick Note from Kelly Brothers
The Magic of the Mundane… My skills around the house are limited, but if there is one thing I do well, it is “dishes.”   When the kids were really small, I never had enough patience with the chaos of “bath time” so my wife would handle those duties while I cleaned the kitchen.   I still prefer to do it every night, even if others volunteer.  So I recently read with great interest an article that described how both Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, two of the richest men in the world, love to do the dinner dishes.  Either could afford to pay an army of dishwashers, yet choose to stand at the sink every single night.  Why? Turns out multiple studies have shown that rolling up your sleeves and doing the dishes can reduce stress and boost creativity.  One study out of UCSB showed that doing mindless tasks allows the...
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3 Habits Wealthy People Share

3 Habits Wealthy People Share
Hello friends, Kelly Brothers here, and I just wanted to share with you a question I frequently get from clients and prospects, especially those who are still building toward retirement.  They ask me, “What are some things we can do to ensure we can live a comfortable retirement?” I want to share some things I’ve noticed that many of our clients who are living a comfortable retirement have in common. 1. Wealthy People Understand Delayed Gratification Have you heard of the famous “marshmallow experiment?”  Many years ago, hundreds of 4-6 year-olds were brought one by one into a room and seated at a table.  A single marshmallow was placed in front of them.  Each child was told they had a choice: eat the marshmallow now or wait for the adult to come back and they would get two marshmallows.  The kids able to control themselves and “delay gratification” were subsequently...
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