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 “social elites” and a mythical “kingdom of royalty.” Today the track – and its mystique – are gone. Similarly, years ago service More...

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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...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 27th, 2019
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Taking Care of Our ‘Handiwork’

By Robert J. Tamasy From time to time we hear of someone described as a “self-made man” or “self-made woman.” The implication is that all they have become and all they have accomplished is the direct result More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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The Power of Improving Your Craft

By Jim Mathis In our hyper-competitive business and professional world, we would all like to be the one to discover the latest and greatest innovation, the idea no one has thought of before, that would put us on More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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THE WORLD NEEDS MORE COWBOYS

By Robert J. Tamasy Recently I watched a brief promotional video produced by the University of Wyoming called, “The World Needs More Cowboys.” I have never been a cowboy, but as I reviewed the video, its message More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 6th, 2019
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THE PITFALL OF HAVING TOO MUCH GOOD IN ONE PLACE

By Rick Boxx Have you heard about the warning against “putting all your eggs in one basket”? This applies for much of life, especially the business world. Whether it means one large customer at a for-profit More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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IS THE IDEA OF SERVING OTHERS ‘BELOW’ YOU?

By Robert J. Tamasy Once in a while I come across a quotation that causes me to stop to ponder, and then conclude, “You know, that is exactly right.” One of them, by some fellow who goes by the name “Anonymous,” More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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A Tale of Two Funerals

By Dr. Stephen Graves A few months back, two funerals occurred in the same week in our community. Both were for men I knew who had lived a long life and had great community reach. I assumed the funerals would be More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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CAPITALIZING ON MONUMENTAL MOMENTS

By Jim Langley Looking back over your life, what have been the monumental moments – those times when, for better or worse, your life was forever changed? Losing a job, or finding the job of your dreams. Resolving More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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THAT TERRIFYING, TERRIFIC FIRST STEP

By Robert J. Tamasy A journey of a thousand miles, according to the Chinese proverb, begins with a single step. In more contemporary terms, you cannot finish something until you decide to start. The problem for More...