We Are The Average Of Our Five Closest Friends

BY JIM MATHIS  It has often been said that we are the average of our five closest friends. I do not know if actual data can back up this statement, but it seems to make sense. We tend to enjoy spending time most with people who are like us. Chances are our best friends have educations like ours and similar financial situations. Our friends More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, July 8th, 2024

Investing Time To Care, Listen And Connect

BY ROBERT J. TAMASY Having spent the entirety of my career in communications – first as a newspaper editor, then magazine editor, director of publications and communications, and book author and editor – More...

By Online Staff On Monday, July 1st, 2024

Considerations Before Closing A Business

BY RICK BOXX  We all would like to think that following the Bible’s high standards of doing business always result in success, but that is not reality. It can be especially frustrating when unethical, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 24th, 2024

Bringing The Awe Of Creation Into The Workplace

BY ERENIA MENDOZA  Mental and emotional health increasingly are reasons for great concern for every aspect of life. Especially for the demanding, high-pressure, fast-paced global marketplace. The causes More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 17th, 2024

We Are All ‘Under The Influence’ – Choose Good Ones

BY ROBERT J. TAMASY One of the worst things that can happen while operating a motor vehicle is to be cited for driving “under the influence.” This usually refers to driving while intoxicated or controlled More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 10th, 2024

A Much-Needed Fresh Leadership Perspective

BY PHILIP STRUBLE Entrepreneurs and small business owners – even leaders at midsize and large companies – tend to suffer from the same problem: They want to control all the decisions at their company. Bosses More...

By Online Staff On Monday, June 3rd, 2024

The Illusion Of Communication

BY RICK BOXX • JUNE 3, 2024 Early in my banking career, I had the difficult task of communicating to one of our customers that our loan committee had decided to decline his loan request. When I met with this More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 27th, 2024

How Love Can Propel Your Business

BY JOHN JOHNSON • MAY 27, 2024 What would be the primary traits you would consider essential for effective leadership? Would you include qualities such as vision, courage, determination, perseverance, charisma, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 20th, 2024

Have You Considered What Is True Success?

BY ROBERT J. TAMASY What is your definition for ‘success’? If we were to conduct a survey of 1,000 people in the marketplace, we probably would find the word to them has many different meanings. Because, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 13th, 2024

Executive Summary Of The Sermon On The Mount

BY STEPHEN R. GRAVES • MAY 13, 2024 I love when a proven leader delivers a distilled executive summary or brief with points or principles you can quickly understand. This is one reason Jesus Christ’s Sermon More...