Author: Phillip Ross

Christmas 2014

Wishing you a very merry and a happy happy. …that old human urge for revenge has continued to plague humanity for our entire history. Indeed, the Old Testament is full of ongoing sin—faithlessness, wars, revolutions, betrayal, intrigue, etc. In order…

Frustrating Waste of Time

I am the resident Computer expert in my household, company, business and among friends. People ask me to fix computer problems. And one of the major problems that I see is program and version incompatibilities. One person has Microsoft Word…

The Professional

“Professionalism: It’s not the job you do, it’s how you do the job.”  – Anonymous People tend to think that being a professional means having a certain kind of job — doctor, lawyer, architect, etc. Why is that? I suspect…

Medical Aid Workers in Afghanistan

In the recent headlines are the 10 Medical Aid Workers in Afghanistan who were killed by Taliban insurgents. According to the director of IAM, Dirk Frans, the Taliban murdered ten people execution-style for their Christianity. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed…

The Birth of Freedom

Why would anyone believe that all men are created equal? That all should be free? Why would any nation consider this a self-evident truth? For the millions around the world who have never tasted liberty, this question cries for an…

Believe in What?

“Believe passionately in what you do, and never knowingly compromise your standards and values. Act like a true professional, aiming for true excellence, and the money will follow.” – David Maister (1947- ), business management consultant. The Advice Business: Essential…

Why!

Why? is not an academic question. It is your life. Work becomes a drudgery when purpose, meaning and passion have been obscured by the prevailing values of popular culture. Many casualties result from a loss of a proper focus —…

Strategic Vision

Strategic Planning Organizational Model Values Culture SMART Goals SWOT Analysis Strategic Vision Mission & Values Objectives Strategies Action Plan First, answer the question: “if someone from Mars visited your business, what would they see or sense?” This provides an objective…