Articles by Jim L. Smith

Focus Priorities

April 4, 2011
The priorities that really matter are the ones in which we invest our interest, our attention, and, most importantly, our action.
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Face of Quality: Mentoring Improves Organizations

April 1, 2011
Mentoring is a leadership tool that helps develop an organization’s managerial talent.
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Never Quit

March 30, 2011
Failures are but stepping-stones on the road to success.
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Take Action

March 15, 2011
When we don't feel like doing what we know we must do, that's actually the best time to go ahead and do it anyway.
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Address the Root Cause

March 8, 2011
When there's a problem in your life, make sure to uncover the root cause to get to the actual core of that problem.
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Face of Quality: A Tribute to Dr. Joseph M. Juran

March 1, 2011
Arguably the greatest management and quality consultant of the 20th century, Dr. Juran is remembered as an evangelist for quality and quality management.
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Make A Difference

February 28, 2011
Once you decide to have a positive outlook you gain positive momentum.
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Reach Beyond Your Comfort Zone

February 23, 2011
The higher we aim, the higher we will go.
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Don't Allow Assumptions to Hinder Success

February 14, 2011
Be careful not to use assumptions as excuses to avoid action.
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Let Positive Thinking Be Our Guide

February 7, 2011
There is so much we have to express, to experience and to contribute to the fabric of life.
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