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By Shanda Peterson
March 28, 2016 - Robert J. Tamasy Some time ago I received a phone call from a friend who told me about a new business venture he was planning. He asked…
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By Shanda Peterson
March 21, 2016 - John D. Beckett Gunter was reeling. The unexpected turn of events had caught him totally off-guard. After all, the board of Mastech…
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By Shanda Peterson
March 14, 2016 - Robert J. Tamasy If someone were to ask why you go to work, how would you respond? There are many possible answers to that question:…
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By Shanda Peterson
March 7, 2016 - Rick Boxx In the business world it seems normal to emphasize a company’s unique qualities and capacities. We try to define our “niche,”…
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By rtamasy
February 29, 2016 - Robert J. Tamasy Occasionally we hear the cliché, “You can’t take it with you.” The implication is that on the day we pass…
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By jmathis
February 22, 2016 - Jim Mathis My topic for today – joy – is not something we often talk about in the business and professional world. We commonly…
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By CBMC International
February 8, 2016 - Austin Pryor and Mark Biller Our clients often come to us seeking advice on what investments to make, when to make those investments,…
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By rboxx
February 1, 2016 - Rick Boxx Dan, a budding entrepreneur who was eager to start his career as an independent businessman, called me recently asking for…
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By Shanda Peterson
January 25, 2016 - By Ken Korkow What are the things that strike fear in your heart? ISIS and global terrorism? Disease epidemics, like ebola or some…
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By rtamasy
January 18, 2016 - Robert J. Tamasy When an international media corporation acquired the community newspaper where I worked as editor, I was given additional…
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By jmathis
January 11, 2016 - Jim Mathis I remember the day clearly in 1985 when I walked into a popular record store and found its bins of LP (long-playing vinyl)…
By Shanda Peterson
Dec 28, 2015  - Robert J. Tamasy It is never too soon – or too late – for making a fresh start. And something about the onset of a new calendar…
By Shanda Peterson
Dec 21, 2015  - Robert J. Tamasy This is the week we again turn thoughts to “Christmas,” whatever that happens to mean for each of us. For many…
By Shanda Peterson
Dec 14, 2015  - John D. Beckett Samantha thought the advice of her graduate school professor was a little unusual – words offered as she was about…
By Shanda Peterson
Dec 7, 2015  - Rick Boxx Speaking at a commencement ceremony at the University of Texas in 2014, Naval Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of…
By Shanda Peterson
Nov 30, 2015  - Jim Langley While working in human resources during the mid-1970s I was introduced to the “Pygmalion Effect,” a concept that emphasized…
By Shanda Peterson
Nov 23, 2015  - Robert J. Tamasy “Thanks a lot!” These three words carry a tremendous amount of meaning, and can be intended many ways. They can…
By Shanda Peterson
Nov 16, 2015  - John D. Beckett Findlay debated with himself for some time, and then made a conscious decision to leave a Bible on his desk at work.…