Humble, Hungry and Hard-Working

By Robert J. Tamasy Everyone, it seems, wants to know the secret to success. I recall as a young journalist looking around and seeing people I admired, individuals who were already making their mark in the world. “I want to be like them!” I thought. “How do I get to where they are?” Unfortunately, there is no single, universal secret to success. More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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LIFE IS USUALLY BEST WITH OTHERS

By Jim Mathis On a Sunday early this year, my wife and I went to church. At our church, worship could best be described as a party for God. We always have a great time. Even though each service officially lasts More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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TRUSTING IN GOD’S DIRECTION, NO MATTER WHAT

By Rick Boxx When Larry was CEO of an information systems company, someone filed an unwarranted lawsuit against the company. Along the way, even though Larry’s company was innocent of any wrongdoing, many people More...

By Online Staff On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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The Business of Brokenness

By Robert J. Tamasy What do you typically do with something that gets broken, like a smartphone, a watch, a pen, or even a car? Try getting it repaired? Dispose of it? Or find a suitable replacement? Such responses More...

By Online Staff On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND

By Ken Korkow Two years ago, after having subscribed to the Wall Street Journalfor more than 40 years and to the Omaha World-Heraldfor more than 30, I canceled both. They were consuming my time and I had concluded More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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Life at the End of your Comfort Zone

By Robert J. Tamasy Some people are natural risk-takers. They are the first ones to try skydiving or bungee jumping. They study a restaurant menu and search for the unusual selection, the exotic concoction few people More...

By Online Staff On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Is this a Good Time for a Restart?

By Rick Boxx A calendar year has 12 months, but during the summer months many of us experience a notable change in work demands and schedules. Businesses often find employees distracted with their children being More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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A FAIL-SAFE PHILOSOPHY FOR FAILURE

By Robert J. Tamasy Seth Godin, a consultant, entrepreneur and business blogger, posed a question to his readers that all of us have asked ourselves at one time or another: “But what if I fail?” Godin offered More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Decisions of the Head – And the Heart

By Jim Langley Early in my insurance career, I learned an important lesson for closing the sale. Decisions can be made either from the head or from the heart. Personally, I consider buying life insurance to be More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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DEVELOPING ‘MARGIN’ BY PRUNING UNFRUITFUL PURSUITS

By Jim Mathis For several years I was a member of two local chambers of commerce. The people I met and the activities we did were all very encouraging and helpful for me personally and for my business. A few years More...