Category Archives: Career

New life out of tragedy

A customer came in last night looking for a particular item. It was going to be a special order item and the customer was willing to wait. No problem she said. It was the way she said it that caught … Continue reading

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Our work doesn’t define us. What we do defines our work. Have you had this conversation? Me: Hi! I’m David. New Friend: Hello. I’m Tom. Me: Nice to meet you. What do you do? Tom: I’m an engineer. What do … Continue reading

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Leave a trail

This was a plaque given to me by my sweet friend Vicki Landrum who passed away suddenly last week. Her memorial service was Saturday. Several people spoke about her character, the fun she brought into their lives and the intellect … Continue reading

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Hire them and keep them

It’s no secret. One of the biggest successes of a business is its people.┬áIt can also be one of the biggest blunders. How can you tell which one it will be when you hire a new employee? Unless you’ve got … Continue reading

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Knowledge and wisdom

“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.” Ecclesiastes 9:10 (NIV) There will be a … Continue reading

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