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 mile” in serving the customer, the supplier, or even the employee. Such thinking, however, can be very short-sighted. Not to mention More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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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...

By Online Staff On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Effective Leaders Embrace And Nurture Change

Surfin’ Sunday Sunrise By Rick Boxx Writing in the Harvard Business Review, Edith Onderick-Harvey discussed what she called “five behaviors of leaders who embrace change.” She expressed the view that More...

By Online Staff On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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 What Followers Expect of Their Leaders

Hillsboro Lighthouse – Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis  By Robert J. Tamasy Most leaders have specific expectations. They often communicate, whether orally, in writing, or both, what they expect of those that More...

By Online Staff On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Feeling Impatient in the ‘Waiting Room’?

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy Do you like having to wait? If you do, you are a rare individual. Most of us find waiting a great source of annoyance, frustration, even fear. We do not like More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Even in The Workplace, We Are Made to Worship

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis  By Jim Mathis  It seems all human beings are designed to worship something, even within the scope of our professional lives. We seem to require having an object for our affections if More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Choosing – Or Refusing – To ‘Drink The Cup’

Happy Monday Boca Raton! Wishing All an Awesome Week! Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Sergio Fortes Whether in our personal or professional lives, there are certain times when it seems that nothing works. No matter More...

By Online Staff On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Nothing To Fear–But Fear Itself?

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy It was U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt who said in his first inaugural address, in 1933, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” If I had been alive More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Are You Simply Limping Through Life?

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Jim Langley Have you ever felt like you were simply limping through life? Some days will be tougher than others, facing challenges that can seem insurmountable. My insurance career More...

By Online Staff On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Unconventional Strategies

 By Rick Boxx  Surfin’ Sunrise In the 1880s, entrepreneur Henry Crowell bought an oat mill to produce feed for horses. Even though Crowell had high expectations when he started, the business was struggling More...