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 home for the summer, taking their annual break from school. Many workers are eagerly anticipating vacations for times of much-needed rest More...

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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...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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What’s the Reason Behind Your Work?

By Robert J. Tamasy Why do you go to work? For many of us, we would not have to blink before answering: “I work to make a living.” “I work to earn an income that can support the kind of life I want to live.” More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Waiting: The ‘Game’ No One Likes to Play

By Rick Boxx Many of us find ourselves each day on the proverbial treadmill, frantically rushing to another appointment or the next deadline, refusing to slow down for fear of failing or missing out on some once-in-a-lifetime More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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10 YEARS FROM NOW, WHO WILL REMEMBER?

By Robert J. Tamasy One of the most profound clichés I have ever heard is so simple it is easy to ignore: “Fame is fleeting.” Think about it: A musician records a hit tune that soars to the top of the sales More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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BE THE BEST ‘YOU’ THAT YOU CAN BE

By Jim Mathis At the monthly meeting last week of a local writers’ group, one member said when she was a preschooler, her mother subscribed to a children’s book club. Those monthly books led her to a love More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF ISOLATION

By Ken Korkow Years ago horse racing was very important in Nebraska at a track called AK-SAR-BEN (“Nebraska” spelled backwards). Prominent individuals emphasized the importance of these sporting events, creating More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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TOUGH BUSINESS IN A FALLEN WORLD

By Rick Boxx When Tom Phillips, the former CEO of Raytheon, passed away, his Wall Street Journal obituary included a story about a Harvard University undergraduate who posed an intriguing question. The student asked More...