Shake it off and Step up

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Mathis I was having breakfast with some friends when one of them mentioned a co-worker who was always having bad things happen. He had been suspended from work because he was late too many times. He was late because he ran out of gas. He ran out of gas because his fuel gauge didn’t work. Presumably, he could More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Compassion For ‘The Least Of These’

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Austin Pryor With Christmas fast approaching, churches and Christian relief organizations are encouraging us to have a charitable and giving spirit toward the poor. This More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Pitfalls Of The ‘Peter Principle’

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rick Boxx Years ago, the business world became captivated by a book called The Peter Principle, authored by Dr. Laurence J. Peter. The book focused on an common pitfall More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Conforming – Or Being Transformed?

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Have you noticed how easily we get caught up in doing things the way our culture dictates, becoming squeezed into the world’s mold? We find almost everyone conforming to the current More...

By Online Staff On Monday, November 12th, 2018

The Power of “Listenership”

Happy Monday Boca Raton! Wishing All an Awesome Week! Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Mathis When my wife and I sold our custom photo lab in 1996 and joined the staff of CBMC, my adviser, Ted Hubbard, an attorney More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

What Successful Executives Do Differently

Rick Boxx Leadership consultant Ron Carucci, appearing in a Harvard Business Review video, claims that 50-60 percent of executives fail in their first executive role. Because of this, Carucci studied More...

By Online Staff On Monday, October 29th, 2018

Time: Friend or Foe?

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy In the business and professional world, as well as other areas of life, time is somewhat of a paradox. When facing an inflexible deadline, time seems to More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Being a Person of Positive Influence

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Langley Several years ago I attended a CBMC conference where the keynote speaker was Dr. Tim Elmore, a best-selling author, international speaker, and president and founder of Growing More...

By Online Staff On Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Virtue of Exceeding Expectations

Have an Awesome Day – Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy Often people in business deal with a temptation to do the bare minimum, to satisfy the requirements but not go the “extra More...

By Online Staff On Monday, October 8th, 2018

The Underappreciated Gift of Rest

By Rick Alovis By Sergio Fortes Recently I spent an entire Saturday at home doing…nothing. I had planned to go to the beautiful park of the small Brazilian town where I live, and stroll among its giant trees, More...