Articles by Jim L. Smith

Jim's Gems: Make Self Talk Work For You

Our expectation have an influence on every action we take. In every result we obtain, our expectations play a significant role.
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Jim's Gems: What Direction Do You Choose?

Our life will travel in some direction today as the result of our thoughts and actions. What direction will that be?

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Face of Quality: Create Organizational Reliability

Understanding and commitment is required to do things right the first time.
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Jim's Gems: Make Success Happen

Real success doesn't come easy-it's achieved through hard work, commitment and dedication to doing what's necessary to get the job done.
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Jim's Gems: Powerful First Impressions

First impressions are powerful. With regard to yourself, consider what it takes to make a positive first impression...
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Jim's Gems: This is Your Day. What Will You Do?

What matters is that we make positive use of the current circumstance and what we have.
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Jim's Gems: Never Stop Learning

UPDATED WEEKLY! When we begin to think we know it all and have nothing else of importance to learn, we deny our self the opportunity to learn new things.
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Face of Quality: What's Your Preference?

Organizations must create a “quality mindset” with the help of employees.
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Jim's Gems: Think on the Positive Side

Our personality and character are shaped by those things we think about and focus on. Those who achieve success, consider themselves capable of success.
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Jim's Gems: Focus Your Energy

Professional and personal challenges come to each of us every day. Some of those challenges are things we have direct accountability for. However, there are some things we can control, and there are things we cannot control.
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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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