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The Carrington Connection: July 2017

The O'Donnell's
Tom and Karen O'Donnell are residents of Coppell, TX. They are successful serial entrepreneurs, having built multimillion dollar businesses in the Healthcare and Life Science industries. Their newest company, Crazy Ventures, is helping entrepreneurs connect with their passions and live with hope and freedom. In 2016, Tom became a Professional Entrepreneur Operating System (EOS) Implementer to help others escape the shackles of business ownership and experience more joy in running their businesses.

The O'Donnells have two sons, Thomas and Samuel, who enjoy swimming, reading, Boy Scouts, and video games. Each year they spend time living internationally in a Central or South American country. In Karen's words, "I was born in El Salvador and I want my boys to experience the cultures of these countries, not just the resorts. Living as temporary residents, not tourists, gives them real insights into life around the world." As a family, they enjoy traveling, camping, bike riding, hiking and running races. Tom and Karen consider themselves to be daredevils having gone on crazy adventures like skydiving, paragliding, whitewater rafting, & scuba diving. They enjoy obstacle races like the tough mudder and have completed many races anywhere from a 5k to marathons. They have also been known to chase down tornados in east Texas.

Tom and Karen are driven, fun, passionate about their family, and give back to the community. These qualities make them a great fit for The Carrington Family Office. Ultimately, Carrington helps Tom and Karen focus their time, talents, and treasure on achieving the things in life that are important to them.

A CWA Family Officer® delivers a complimentary gift that is called the Bridge Conversation®. Tom says:

Poached Ginger Chicken

Poach chicken breasts in a flavorful ginger, shallot and sesame broth for a delicately flavored main dish.
Get the Recipe here.

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Old Fashioned

The classic Old Fashioned was recently voted the best-selling drink in the world.  It contains sugar, bitters, your favorite whiskey or brandy, and a twist of citrus rind.
For the perfect recipe click here.

It's time for some religion...
  • A Buddhist walks up to a hotdog stand and says, "Make me one with everything." 
  • Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
  • What do you call it when Batman skips church?  Christian Bale
21 Laws

John Maxwell's "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership"  is an invaluable tool guiding readers through the 21 "laws" to leadership that are universally true no matter where one may lead in any culture or area of society.
"An irrefutable must-read on leadership that is a simple and powerful list of guidelines to help build leadership in many arenas."

--S. Truett Cathy
Founder and Chairman
Chick-Fil-A, Inc.

5 Tips to a Healthy Heart
1. Avoid smoking or using tobacco - it's the biggest risk factor
2. Focus on your diet - understand the difference between good and bad foods
3. Get daily exercise - 25 to 30 minutes
4. Control your weight
5. Laugh out loud - seriously, research shows it helps relieve stress

October 20 at the Belo Mansion!

Einstein and the Russian Spy?

Einstein came to the US in 1933 after his home was raided by Nazi thugs shortly after Hitler came to power.  It is reported that his Visa was held up by the FBI due to J. Edgar Hoover's suspicions that Albert was a communist sympathizer.  The Visa was eventually granted and he subsequently joined the faculty at Princeton in 1933.  He was 54.
After his wife died in 1936, he met a new woman. 1942, the University commissioned the Russian sculptor, and Albert fell for his wife Margarita Konenkova.  The relationship was discovered when some researchers came upon a trove of love letters that Einstein wrote to Margarita after they broke up and she had returned to Moscow.  

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Our mission is to empower the families we serve to make smart choices about money so they can achieve their goals, fulfill their purpose, and live a great life!  

Contact us today to schedule a complimentary Bridge Conversation® and get clarity around what a great life could look like... for you!

Carpe Diem,
Tyler Talman
Carrington Wealth Advisors 
Family Officer
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