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    14 Jun 2019 | 12:00 am

    A prophet wrote, "My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge" (Hosea 4:6 NASB). Today, business requirements will change at the drop of a hat. Read trade magazines, attend industry seminars, and attend trade shows to keep abreast of the[…]

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May 23
2019

Doctor Internet

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I frequently use the phrase, “If it’s on the Internet, it must be true.”  Of course, I don’t believe this. However, I am amazed at how many people read an article or news item and immediately embrace the information as fact. King Solomon wrote, “Only simpletons believe everything they're told! The prudent carefully consider their steps.” (Proverbs 14:15, NLT)

May 21
2019

Newspaper Decline

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I've written a number of times about the decline of print newspapers magazines and other media, the chart, from Wikipedia tells the story requiring very few words:

 

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May 20
2019

Improve Yourself Each Day

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We read in scripture that “Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.” (Luke 2:52, NIV) A take-away from this verse is recognizing that Jesus’ growth in wisdom, integrity, and relationship with God was ongoing. As He became older, He learned more. While He had wisdom from God directly, my interpretation of this verse also indicates that he participated in an ongoing growth effort.

May 16
2019

Re-read Good Books

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I tend to read at least two hours every evening. I find that reading is more productive and useful than watching endless banter on political programs or most other TV productions. This time allows me to read quite a few books.  Of course, some are better than others.

Sometimes I re-read some of the best books two or three times to take better notes that I did the first time through. For example, when you see a well-done movie several times; you start picking up things that you glossed over or missed the first time through. By watching the movie again, you pick up on nuances and other information.

May 13
2019

Posting to Recruit Qualified Applicants

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Attracting, recruiting, and retaining quality employees remains a challenge for many employers.  A key element in meeting this challenge is posting the position and a job description.

Most of us tend to focus on what we want. We use the communication to prospective employees entirely from our point of view. However, in today’s environment many qualified applicants have choices concerning which opening to pursue. We need to understand how this reality impacts how we write the post.