Good People Good Business
By John E. Trombley, MMgt
The Village Business Institute
My wife and I took a much needed vacation to Virginiain May this year, a state with roots deeply planted in our nations rich, but relatively young, history. It was just the two of us; no other family members, no obligations, no schedule to follow, and no guilt! In fact, just prior to leaving, I had upgraded my cellphone a...
August 19, 2014 - 4:39pm
60 Days to Better Living
Pity the young, pretty blonde doctor who's constantly mistaken for being less accomplished than she truly is.
"Sexism is alive and well in medicine," Dr. Elizabeth Horn lamented in a guest post this week at Kevin, MD, wherein she describes donning glasses and flat heels in an attempt to make people take her more seriously.
As someone who used to be mistaken for a college student well into my ...
August 19, 2014 - 10:06am
The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
Three-day Event to take place September 5-7, 2014.
Labor Day weekend usually marks the end of summer and the start of the school year throughout the US, unless you are living in some states that have already started school. Yet if you or your child is a bridge fan, like Nathan Holth, then you could consider this year's Historic Bridge Weekend as the event to close out this summer vacation.
August 18, 2014 - 11:33pm
Basic Business Cents
So you have been asked to give a talk; are you excited or apprehensive? It doesnt make any difference if you prepare and rehearse properly, you will become comfortable with your ability to effectively get your message across. It doesnt matter if your talk is 5 minutes to your church group, 20 minutes to Rotary or Lions, or an hour key-note address to a large crowd, the home...
August 18, 2014 - 10:02pm
Naturally, most posts about my time in Tanzania have been intriguing and warming. Sometimes, though, intrigue takes on the darker side of the things. And like any place, there are negative aspects of living in Tanzania--and they ought be known as should be the positive for a better understanding of life here; and, by comparison, life where you are; and then, life in general.
And let's not be...
August 17, 2014 - 11:08am
The Flensburger Files
Somewhere on the beaches of Travemnde (in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein), where kite-flying is one of the most popular sports to find along the Baltic Sea, traces of Robin Williams will be found, either in a form of kites, or the sound of the radio with his voice on there, doing his finest impersonations, and making people very happy, laughing all day and making their day. Yet the ne...
August 12, 2014 - 11:42am