• “In every marriage the two dynamic forces are love, which seeks to draw the couple together, and anger, which tends to drive them apart.” Dr. Dav...
    Marriage Builder #12: Make an ...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    November 16th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • President George Bush made that banal statement that he looked into the soul of Vladimir Putin and saw hope. This past week, President Trump trumped h...
    Getting Centered
    By Robert Wise
    November 16th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • Robert L. Wise has interviewed people in many states about their experiences with divine encounters. Recognizing the secular mindset of many, he prese...
    Miracles Never Cease
    By Robert Wise
    November 16th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • As a leader, you’ve probably asked your team dozens of times, “Do you understand?” But I’ll wager you’ve rarely have had anyone respond, ...
    4 Ways Leaders Make Their Comm...
    By Dianna Booher
    November 16th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the ...
    Miracle In the Mountains
    By Robert Wise
    November 09th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • I confess. Last weekend we were in California, taking our great-grandchildren (and children) Trick or Treating. For years, I took the three grandchild...
    Commemorating the Battle of Be...
    By Robert Wise
    November 09th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • “A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.” Andre Maurois               What does a wise marriage look l...
    Marriage Builder #11: "Wise Up" ...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    November 09th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • I recently attended an event where journalist Judy Woodruff interviewed famed architect Santiago Calatrava. That interview surfaced two issues th...
    Interviewing, Emceeing, Q&A Fr...
    By Dianna Booher
    November 09th, 2017

  • Ray, our COO many years ago, used to start meetings with 10-15 minutes of chit-chat. While his intention was to promote socializing, the effect was ...
    8 Ways to Improve the ROI of S...
    By Dianna Booher
    November 02nd, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • “To have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till...
    Marriage Builder #10: Keep You...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    November 02nd, 2017

    Great Dates
  • “It takes guts to stay married . . . There will be many crises between the wedding day and the golden anniversary, and the people who make it are ...
    Marriage Builder #9: Make Your...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    October 26th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • The world is increasingly struggling with a sense of uneasiness over emotionally confrontational situations. The civil war in Syria is far from over, ...
    Quagmire Qualms
    By Robert Wise
    October 26th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the...
    Meet Karen
    By Robert Wise
    October 26th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • “Conversation should be like a salad, composed of various ingredients, and well stirred with salt, oil, and vinegar.” Joquin Setanti     ...
    Marriage Builder #8: Practice ...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    October 19th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • And how are things going in Israel these days? With all the turmoil in Syria and the problems created by Iran and Russia, you’d expect people to be ...
    Discontent
    By Robert Wise
    October 19th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the...
    Meet Agnes: Part 6
    By Robert Wise
    October 19th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • “Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love.” William Penn               One of the greatest indicators of a success...
    Marriage Builder #7: Let the R...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    October 12th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • In the movie Jerry Maguire, Tom Cruise barges into his home after an argument and long separation from his wife, starts an explanation meant as ...
    Email Greetings: You Lost Me a...
    By Dianna Booher
    October 26th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • Handling hostile questions can be more than an uncomfortable five minutes with your project team or an embarrassment with your executive officer. If ...
    MORE on How to Handle Hostile ...
    By Dianna Booher
    October 19th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • Whether delivering a presentation, meeting with a client in the heat of a crisis, or battling with your teen over curfews, how you respond to a hostil...
    How to Handle a Hostile Questi...
    By Dianna Booher
    October 12th, 2017

  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Henry Ford               Do you feel as cl...
    Marriage Builder #6: Visit Mem...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    October 05th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • Hey! Before we go any further, there will no blog next week because I will be traveling. Sorry, but I’ll be out of pocket. HOWEVER, get ready for a ...
    Chasing the Angel of Death
    By Robert Wise
    October 05th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the...
    Meet Agnes: Part 5
    By Robert Wise
    October 05th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • The elevator speech is dead. That was my pronouncement in last week’s blog. The reasons: Elevator speeches are too vague, too canned, too boring. ...
    Start an Elevator Conversation...
    By Dianna Booher
    October 05th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • “There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship,  communion or company than a good marriage.” Martin Luther   In our national s...
    Marriage Builder #5: Make Two-...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    September 28th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the...
    Meet Agnes: Part 4
    By Robert Wise
    September 28th, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • Iran is back in the headlines. President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations called Iran an international pariah. While the entire rest of t...
    The Issue with Syria
    By Robert Wise
    September 28th, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • Ten years ago, clients asked me to help their sales teams to perfect their elevator speech. Not anymore. It’s dead. Nobody has time to listen to you...
    Why the Elevator Speech Is Dea...
    By Dianna Booher
    September 28th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • Happiness is by choice—not by chance. Unknown  The creative task of marriage requires a day in day out process of hard work and mutual adjustmen...
    Marriage Builder #4: Master th...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    September 21st, 2017

    Great Dates
  • Please grant me a little indulgence. I want to add a reflection that is outside the usual trip through the world of the Middle East. I feel a need to ...
    A Personal Reflection
    By Robert Wise
    September 21st, 2017

    Wise on the Middle East
  • MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Robert Wise explores the world of Divine intervention from an objective point of view. Can 21st Century people believe that the...
    Meet Agnes: Part 3
    By Robert Wise
    September 21st, 2017

    Miracles Never Cease
  • You rush into your office early at 7:30 to get a jump on the day. Your overflowing inbox shows several emails marked urgent. But they’ll need to wai...
    The Pet Peeve That Zaps Produc...
    By Dianna Booher
    September 21st, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • Whether it takes 7 seconds or 17 minutes to make a first impression, people always seem astonished at what idiosyncrasy causes the gut reaction. That...
    10 Tiny Things That Create Big...
    By Dianna Booher
    September 14th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • Salespeople are typically the nicest people in the room. They ask about your family. They laugh at your stories. They empathize with your hard luck. ...
    6 Ways Salespeople Irritate Cu...
    By Dianna Booher
    September 07th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place
  • “The husband found, a lover is not lost, The sweetheart still remains--a sweetheart wife!” S. C. Hall               Dating. Hey, t...
    Marriage Builder #3: Cultivate...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    September 14th, 2017

    Great Dates
  • “Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety” Plato               Plato may have said “Nothing is worthy of great an...
    Marriage Builder #2: Slow Down...
    By David & Claudia Arp
    September 07th, 2017

    Great Dates