Face-To-Face

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By Rich Preuss “I never told you he stole the bike.” Such a simple sentence has so many potential meanings. Read it over and over but put the emphasis on a different word each time. Now think of all the emails, texts, and tweets that you receive in a day. In our fast-paced work environment, […]

Whom Do You Serve?

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By Art Klaum “Who do you work for?” In social or networking situations, this is not an uncommon conversation starter. A follow-up question may be, “What industry or market segment do you serve?” How would you answer these questions? I think many people who read this article may get stuck searching for an immediate answer. […]

Drive Like Jesus Would

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Most of us have a commute to work; some longer and more challenging than others. How we drive to work can say a lot about our view of the world, our fellow citizens, and even our coworkers. It might even have a big impact on the day we – and those around us – might […]

Putting Humility to Work

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The atmosphere of our workplaces can be very competitive and success-oriented. It’s emphasis on achievement, recognition, and position makes us vulnerable to self-absorption, self-assertion, and self-exaltation. Focus on self is an addiction in our society. No greater preoccupation threatens the light of Christ shining through his disciples. Fourteen hundred years ago, St. Benedict developed a 12-step […]

God Works in Advertising, Too

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People still remember the award-winning Andersen Windows commercial 25 years later. Only two knew the real story, though—until now. Some Background It was the early nineties and our account with Andersen Windows had experienced tremendous growth during the mid-eighties. Part of this success could be attributed to their expansion to television with their first national advertising […]