Three Ways I Rightsized in Semi-Retirement

We read a lot about downsizing these days as Baby Boomers are actively pursuing new ways of life as they consider retirement. “Rightsizing” is a process that implies a less than cutthroat approach to restructuring than downsizing. I have been following Kathy’s blog SMARTLiving365.com and recently had the opportunity to write this guest post while she was enjoying some travel. Kathy and I…

Dorian, Above-Time brand ambassador, reframes himself.

Above-Time Celebrates One Year of Bow-Ties

Did you know bow-ties are all the rage? If not, then read on how Founder and CEO Carey Reddick, II has leveraged his evolving business around bow-ties and other accessories. Above-Time has been busy promoting and selling bow-ties and developing the brand during this past year, while creating a business model that celebrates community and explores creative…

The Art of Bow-Ties: A Gallery Re-Brands

Carey Reddick II, CEO of Above-Time, Inc., makes friends easily. This attribute is a very good thing when one is launching a new and emerging retail business. Enter Alexander Salazar, art gallery owner, who is having a busy day. While Reddick sets up a store front display of bow-ties, Salazar is multi-tasking. As I interviewed…

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“Who Says Adults Can’t Have Recess?”

When was the last time you played kickball or dodge ball? It has been a long time, I’m sure. The other night I had the opportunity to watch my twenty-something-aged daughter play kickball in an organized league. Then I saw these t-shirts! In Sacramento, traditional recreation and park departments provide a variety of recreational and…