Keep A Journal, Understand Yourself

By John E. Trombley, MMgt, The Village Business Institute I recently read an article in the August 2011 issue of HR Magazine titled “The Care and Feeding of High-Potential Employees.” (Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2012)  According to author and contributing editor, Robert J. Grossman, the Corporate Leadership Council conducted a…
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So Much Can Be Said Without Words: Understanding Personal Space

By Darrin Tonsfeldt The Village Business Institute Can a conversation take place without saying anything? If you have ever been around a couple who have been with each other for many years you know the answer is “yes.” A glance, the direction of a foot, and the tilt of the head can convey a whole…
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6 Quotes To Help You Embrace Change

By Dawn Kaiser The Village Business Institute Editor’s note: This article was originally published in January 2012. Raise your hand if in the past year you went through any type of change—good, bad or otherwise. Just as I suspected….I am not the only one who has gone through some changes recently. Change is inevitable. Some…
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A New Way To Think About New Year’s Resolutions

By Dawn Kaiser The Village Business Institute  Editor’s note: This article was originally published in January 2012. It’s that time of year again, when we sit down and start developing our New Year’s resolutions. Oh what joy! For many of us New Year’s resolutions have a bad rap. We start off overly-ambitious, but then on…
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Little Choices Today Determine Tomorrow’s Destination

By John Trombley, Consultant/Trainer The Village Business Institute My wife and I took an incredibly relaxing and enjoyable vacation the first week of October to Cabo San Lucas, which is located right on the southern tip of the Mexican Baha Peninsula. We celebrated us, and the joy of 35 years of marriage. It seems like…
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