Tag archive for ‘Thoughts from the Publisher’
By Bocatribune On Friday, May 17th, 2013

Suddenly, things get interesting in Boca Raton

By Douglas Heizer “Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.” — attributed to Mark Twain The Obama administration has apparently never heard that old saw about avoiding fights with people More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, May 10th, 2013

What I Learned From My Mother About God

By Douglas Heizer Several things we learn from our mothers. Truthfully, thanks to them, we walk our first steps in life. They worry about us and treat us with kindness, even after we are adults. I was able to learn More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, April 26th, 2013

For the Record

By Douglas Heizer Last Friday, I answered the phone to the angry voice of Assistant City Manager Mike Woika, questioning a story two of my reporters had done on the city’s drinking water supply (Report Details More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, April 19th, 2013

Taking Advantage of Proprietary Knowledge

By Jim Mathis In the 1970s the photo processing and printing company my wife and I owned was one of the first to buy a Kodak Royalprint print processor. Since copying and restoring old photos was a big part of our More...

By Bocatribune On Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Of Fools and Foolishness

By Robert J. Tamasy When was the last time you did something foolish at work? We have all dabbled in foolish behavior at one time or another, perhaps more than once. But let me ask a different question: Have you More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Tension Between Working and Waiting

By Robert J. Tamasy Although I have never met a mystic, that seems like a good job to have. Sitting around all day, just thinking, occasionally coming up with something that sounds wise or profound. People around More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, March 25th, 2013

How Are You Investing Your Life?

By Lane Kramer Over the last 20 years I have been around some very successful CEOs from a purely business standpoint. Some of these people have taken very modest amounts of capital and have grown companies to a More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, March 8th, 2013

Bright Ideas – Sometimes From Unlikely Sources

By Rick Boxx Suggestion boxes at companies are being replaced by online idea-submission systems, according to the Wall Street Journal, a respected business periodical. These systems not only receive ideas for changes More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, March 4th, 2013

How Good Are you at Worrying?

By Robert J. Tamasy One of the great wonders of the workplace is the variety of talents and abilities we observe. Some people are natural leaders, others find it easier to follow and support those who lead. Some More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Thoughts from the Publisher

You Win Races Only When You Finish By: Jim Mathis Several few years ago we needed to have some carpet replaced in our home. My wife and I hired a company that came highly recommended, and we paid a premium price More...