Do You Dread Getting on the Scales?

Do you dread getting on the scales? Most of us do!  The dread may be due to the fact that we don’t like the number that comes up or we don’t understand…

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Why Small Firms Don’t Go Green

Since small firms most frequently pursue a differentiation strategy, an emphasis on environmentally- friendly processes could significantly differentiate a company from its larger counterparts.  And even though a green approach has proven…

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Change as an Opportunity

…Thy kingdom come, thy will be done In earth, as it is in heaven… (Matthew 6:10 GSB) We often talk about how we do not like change, but change is happening to…

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What the World Needs Now is Love

He said, ‘Let today be a day where you take nothing for granted.  For life is fleeting, fragile and precious and can change on a whim.  Say all the things you really…

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A Sabbath in Name Only

‘Some anthropologist said that one definition of happiness is to have as little gap as possible between your work and your play’ – that was the wisdom of US author and comedian…

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Who is Principal and Who is Agent?

Despite frequent media coverage, and attempts by policymakers to regulate how some U.S. citizens are insured, healthcare costs within the U.S. continue to increase.  The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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Mosquito Fish

On the last day of school, my youngest son, Noah, got off the bus with a huge grin on his face.  I thought he was happy since fourth grade had finally ended…

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The Gift We Often Ignore

“I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think.  That is very uncommon in American business.  I read and think…”   ~ Warren Buffett[i] One…

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Are You Content?

This morning I was rereading an old favorite.  A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 by W. Phillip Keller changed the way I think about the most well-known psalm.  Keller was a shepherd…

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The Continuous Improvement Mindset

I have been a Beatles fan all of my life.  This past summer was the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, considered by most Beatles ‘experts’ to be their…

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