Make Continuous Learning Your New Habit

Continuous learning is a mindset and a habit that you act upon each every day. When it comes to learning you will never reach a point where you know it all, despite what some say, and you will never live long enough to exhaust all the amazing possibilities of life.

Remembering Stephen Covey: “There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!”

By John Trombley The Village Business Institute The Yukon gold rush of the 1880s and 1890s was on. Today while the price of gold continues to stagger the mind and jelly the knees, chances are most of us will not become rich as gold prospectors. At least not in that way. But riches still await…
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Connecting With And Engaging Bashful Employees

By Darrin Tonsfeldt The Village Business Institute  How important is customer service to your business and what kind of person does it take in your industry to provide exceptional service? Does a bashful employee come to mind? Typically, we don’t think of bashful employees as being exceptional customer service folks. They don’t fit the customer…
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Make Growing Older An Adventure!

Is life an adventure as we mature, or a long shuffle to the recliner as we watch our world become smaller and our dreams fade?

Live Greater Than Yourself!

I am re-reading a book this week called “Greater Than Yourself” by Steve Farber, in which the author puts his own unique twist on the old adage “invest yourself in others.” Farber states that “the measure of your greatness as a leader is to develop leaders who are greater than you.” I would say that is true not just for leaders in a company, but for all people in both their personal or professional lives. Each of us has an opportunity to influence and impact others in order to help them to become all they are meant to be.