The Power of “Listenership”

Happy Monday Boca Raton! Wishing All an Awesome Week! Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Mathis When my wife and I sold our custom photo lab in 1996 and joined the staff of CBMC, my adviser, Ted Hubbard, an attorney and judge from England, gave us a five-year plan. He offered some sage advice, recommending I do nothing the first year but listen, meeting More...

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By Online Staff On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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What Successful Executives Do Differently

Rick Boxx Leadership consultant Ron Carucci, appearing in a Harvard Business Review video, claims that 50-60 percent of executives fail in their first executive role. Because of this, Carucci studied More...

By Online Staff On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Time: Friend or Foe?

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Robert J. Tamasy In the business and professional world, as well as other areas of life, time is somewhat of a paradox. When facing an inflexible deadline, time seems to More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, October 21st, 2018
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Being a Person of Positive Influence

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis By Jim Langley Several years ago I attended a CBMC conference where the keynote speaker was Dr. Tim Elmore, a best-selling author, international speaker, and president and founder of Growing More...

By Online Staff On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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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 More...

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...