'Big Joe' Clark: Beat the market or meet your goals?
True or not, my experience tells me that goals – especially when written down – undoubtedly serve as catalysts for success. However, danger arises when a goal does not properly focus on the long term result you expect.
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Verna Davis: Seek peace by turning from evil and doing good
There's something we all want: peace. World peace. Family peace. Personal peace. We yearn for peace, a feeling of freedom from commotion and antagonism, of harmony in our relationships, of lack of strife or dissension. What would we do to have peace in our lives?
Bill Stanczykiewicz: The decline of youth sports leagues
An important youth development activity is looking to end a losing streak.
Participation in organized youth sports leagues for baseball, football, basketball and soccer declined by 4 percent between 2008-2012, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Jesse Wilkerson: Unplug to reconnect
I am inspired and influenced by people in our community who are creating a legacy of service. These people have disconnected long enough to realize there is more to their life than their job or personal success.
Tim Kean: July is heating up
Our activities are buzzing. We have been blessed by some recent volunteer groups during this normal drought of help. One of our summer interns made several cold calls to churches and service organizations earlier and we have seen some positive results from his efforts.