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By Online Staff On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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 Setting Goals For More Than Rewards

 By Robert J. Tamasy What factors do you include when establishing the goals you strive to achieve each day? Many business and professional people see goals and outcomes as permanently intertwined. For instance, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Finding Peace In The Midst Of Change

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Catherine Gates For most people, change is unsettling – even the idea of it. We tend to find comfort in the known, even when the known is not working so well. More...

By Online Staff On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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The Benevolence Of Burden-Bearing

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rick Boxx One day during a period of some difficult changes at work, I asked an employee how she was doing. She responded that she was fine. I looked her in the More...

By Online Staff On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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The Mission Field – Closer Than You Think

Robert J. Tamasy This Photo Courtesy of Bari Alovis Have you ever been to the mission field? Let me warn you: that’s a bit of a trick question. For most of us, when we hear “mission More...

By Online Staff On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Painful, Yet Redemptive Relationships

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Ken Korkow A couple weeks back I did something most people would consider unusual. I went to the Goodwill thrift store in our community and bought a small suitcase. More...

By Online Staff On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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The Enduring Value Of Wisdom

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rudolfs Dainis Smits “Aristotle says that the aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought.” – C.S. Lewis. According to this More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Christmas And The ‘Undercover Boss’

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Luis Cervino Have you seen the TV reality show called “Undercover Boss”? In it, owners or CEOs of large companies go undercover as rank and file workers More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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The Workplace – And The Sabbath

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Jim Mathis Many of us struggle with not having enough time to get things done at work. Some employers expect us to be on call 24 hours a day. Self-employed people have More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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The Gift Of A Teachable Spirit

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rick Boxx My friend, Larry, was being interviewed for a position to run the operations of a large, privately held, family business. The owners said they also wanted him to mentor the More...

By Online Staff On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Working with People When it Is Difficult

 By Mike Reading  Most of us spend more time at work than we do any other place. There we must interact with people to get tasks done, support coworkers, satisfy customers, and make contributions toward reaching More...