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 opportunity. Patience is not a virtue we strive to nurture. If we wait, we suspect this fast-paced world will still keep moving, More...

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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...

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...