The Power Of Admitting, ‘I Don’t Know’

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Jim Mathis I was at a business seminar where the instructor advised attendees to never say, “I don’t know.” She said a better response is, “That is a good question,” or “Let me find out for you.” That sounds reasonable until we realize it denies the obvious – that More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, August 7th, 2017

5 Steps To Success, Modeled By Nehemiah

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rick Boxx Some people view the Bible strictly as a religious book, failing to see its relevance for every day. However, it can serve as a very practical, common sense guide for any More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

‘You Are Now Entering The Mission Field’

Robert J. Tamasy When you hear the term “mission field,” what comes to mind? Typically we think of a distant land, with people living in an alien culture, speaking an unfamiliar, even strange More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The Need For A Personal ‘Margin Call’

Rudolfs Dainis Smits The word “margin” has many meanings and applications. Even for the workplace. The Merriam-Webster dictionary, for example, says it can mean, a bare minimum below which or More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Empowering Employees To Thrive

Robert J. Tamasy Max De Pree, an American businessman and writer, has written several thought-provoking books drawing from his experiences and observations in the workplace. One statement I have found especially More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Money And Happiness – Not Necessarily Related

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Jim Mathis In addition to my regular business restoring old photographs and making executive portraits, I am also a tax professional for a national tax preparation services company. More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Overcoming Toxic Anger

Rick Boxx Years ago, my boss at the time appointed me to chair a taskforce to address a major problem in our company. For me, this became a political landmine, a classic no-win situation. My boss was likely More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Working Through Vocational Transition

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Langley   Several of my friends have been dealing with new directions in their work life. These are not individuals just starting their careers, but mature workers who have given More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Not Providing Principles We Cannot Implement

Have an Awesome Day – Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy Recently I had the opportunity to spend time with Albert, a longtime friend who served as a leader in CBMC for many More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Knowing How And When To Do The Right Thing

Luis Cervino The recent theatrical film, “Sully,” recreates events surrounding U. S. Airways flight 1549, which he was forced to crash-land in New York City’s Hudson River More...