History Journey Reminds Writer Of Need To Nurture Connections

Tweet By John E. Trombley, MMgt The Village Business Institute   My wife and I took a much needed vacation to Virginia in May this year, a state with roots deeply planted in our nation’s rich, but relatively young, history. It was just the two of us; no other family members, no obligations, no schedule to…
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‘What?’ Instead Of ‘Why?’ A Better Question To Ask

By John E. Trombley, MMgt The Village Business Institute Every once in a while I find myself staring in the mirror trying to comprehend what has just transpired, attempting to make sense of it all. Sometimes the answer is painfully clear while other times the answer remains clouded in mystery. When those times of self-doubt…
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Tending Relationships And Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Three and one-half months ago, my wife Debbie and I moved into our newly-built home, a perfect combination for a “country boy” and a “city girl.” We say “we built it” because we initiated the process and were involved in so many aspects of building our home “from soup to nuts.” If you’ve ever been in that position, you can identify with all the little decisions that have to be made that finally come together to create an intricate masterpiece.

Feeling Stuck In One Place? Don’t Quit; Keep Moving!

“If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But by all means, keep moving.”

Choose Marty’s Path – Or – What If You Treated Every Person Like The Only Person?

Marty didn’t have power in the sense of position, title, education, income or any of those things we often believe necessary to be influential or rich. Marty impacted and changed the world from the checkout counter at his local Wal-Mart store. You need to read the book… I can’t do it or Marty justice here, but his story got me to thinking…