FPA Far West Roundup 2018

Dr. Fallaw will be speaking at the FPA’s Far West Roundup in Santa Cruz, California in August. Check out the conference program here to learn more, or read the description of the presentation below. The REAL Household CFOs of Santa Cruz County- Industrial Psychology, once relegated to human resources (e.g., performance reviews and personnel selection), is being applied within the context of household financial management. In this session, Sarah will share how this academic field is[…]

Building Wealth: The Magic of Focus

The state of flow from a psychological perspective is when you are completely engrossed in a task and are able to work or create in a productive way. It requires removing all distractions and being in a state of deep concentration. You hear about flow when someone shares that she wrote a book in four weeks, or maybe spent 14 uninterrupted hours creating a sculpture. It’s almost superhuman, but it can happen when you work[…]

Identifying Strengths For Wealth

What would you say are your greatest strengths? Weaknesses? Think back on the last few job interviews you had for a moment. How many of them included these generic, broad questions? They’ve been handed down through generations of well-meaning hiring managers, but because they don’t relate to specific requirements for the job (other than if the job requires narcissism or self-deprecation) and they’re not tied to a specific aspect of a job (i.e., strength for[…]