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Monday Morning Motivation – Correct

(Sharing Resources to Help You Grow Personally, Professionally & Financially)

Sometimes it helps to get a little dose of encouragement — along with a good cup of coffee! — to start the day.

Hopefully the message below will help you get off to a good start for the week.  Please feel free to forward the newsletter on to others that you think would benefit from the content.


Correct is an interesting word.  You can either look at it as:

  • “I AM correct about that”


  • “I NEED to correct that”

Further in the “I NEED to correct that” mindset you can either look at it as:

  • I NEED to correct that because IT’S wrong


  • I NEED to correct that because I’M wrong

Fascinating that the one word “correct” can take you down so many different paths.

Unfortunately, in my case I go to the “I AM correct about that” mindset WAY too often.  And that leads to bad things.  When I go to the “I NEED to correct that because I’M wrong” way of thinking, it’s amazing how things just seem to fall in to place.

With that in mind, the question for this week is:

  • How do you look at “correct”?

Thanks for sharing a bit of your time with me this Monday morning and I wish you all the best for the week.



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At F5 Financial Planning we focus on helping individuals and families find balance between faith, friends and family, fitness and finance.  We make sure that they have the financial freedom to enjoy those things in life that are important to them.  And while we believe the left-brain facts and data are critical; we work with our clients to get them in the right state of mind to focus on the goals they want to achieve.

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Curt Stowers

Curt Stowers

Curtis Stowers helps individuals and families across the United States grow their financial assets, particularly in the Naperville, IL region. He is a Certified Financial Planner, holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois, and is the founder of F5 Financial.