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Articles | CBMC International - Part 2
Breaking The Shackles Of Isolation

June 10, 2019 – 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 clubs […]

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Tough Business In A Fallen World

June 3, 2019 – 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 Mr. Phillips if he believed there was a contradiction between his Christian faith and running a huge corporation that manufactures […]

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Taking Care Of Our ‘Handiwork’

May 27, 2019 – 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 of their own initiative and hard work. Perhaps you regard yourself as one of them. […]

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The Power Of Improving Your Craft

May 20, 2019 — 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 the fast track to success. But here is a better suggestion: Simply work at […]

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The World Needs More Cowboys

May 13, 2019 — 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 seemed very much on point. The video asks, “Restless curiosity – whatever happened to that? […]

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The Pitfall Of Having Too Much Good In One Place

May 6, 2019 — 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 company, or a single major donor for supporting a not-for-profit entity, when your revenue comes significantly […]

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Is The Idea Of Serving Others ‘Below’ You?

April 29, 2019 – 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,” declares, “If serving is below you, leadership is beyond you.” I […]

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A Tale Of Two Funerals

April 22, 2019 – Dr. Stephen R. 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 pretty similar. I could not have been more wrong. The […]

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As Notre Dame Burned, What Exactly Were We Mourning?

John Stonestreet – I’ve learned a lot from Glenn Sunshine, a professor of history at Central Connecticut State University. Glenn not only gets history, he also really gets worldview and, even better, how worldview and history are related. On Monday night, as I was trying to make sense of the tragedy of the burning of the […]

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Capitalizing On Monumental Moments

April 15, 2019 – 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 it was time to stop being an “employee” and starting your own business. Getting […]

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