Category: Leadership
You are here: Home \ Leadership \ Page 4
7 August 2013 - 23:54, by , in Leadership, No comments
As Ray Miller cradled the phone on his shoulder and typed a few keys on the computer, a spreadsheet appeared on the monitor. Glancing at the picture of Gloria and the kids on his desk, he said, “Honey, I’m really sorry. I know, but I’m still working on this report for tomorrow. Just go ahead...
7 August 2013 - 23:52, by , in Leadership, No comments
by Catherine Simpson, Exec. Director – Fort Worth Women’s Business Center and Tom Pryor, CEO – ICMS A few months ago, Congresswoman Kay Granger held two Power Breakfasts with some of the members of the Fort Worth Women’s Business Center’s Advisory Council. She asked these business owners what some of the issues were that they...
7 August 2013 - 23:51, by , in Leadership, No comments
Dad died December 9th, sixty-two short days after Mom. Noel Pryor left like he lived… quietly, graciously, without demands. The death certificate says emphysema, but family and friends know full well that Dad died of a broken heart. Fifty-seven years ago Dad said and kept a wedding vow, “till death do us part”. By his...
7 August 2013 - 0:04, by , in Leadership, No comments
“If you stop eating just one slice of bread a day, one,
you’ll lose 8 to 10 pounds a year doing nothing else.”(1)   “If you stop eating just one slice of bread a day, one, you’ll lose 8 to 10 pounds a year doing nothing else.” Physically fit Sylvester Stallone… of Rocky and Rambo fame…...
7 August 2013 - 0:02, by , in Leadership, No comments
“When I hear someone say, ‘I’m going to start after Christmas’ or ‘next month’ or ‘on Tuesday,’ I think, ‘Like hell you are.” (1) That bold and bawdy statement by millionaire Michael Masterson contains a truth I’ve learned the past 17 years. Since 1988, thousands of people have told me they intend to implement Activity Based Management next...
7 August 2013 - 0:01, by , in Leadership, No comments
“Will the flight attendants for AirTran Airways flight 110 please go to gate 16 for immediate departure?” I heard that announcement on DFW Airport’s intercom. It answered the question as to why my flight to Atlanta was late and not boarding. Increasingly concerned that I would miss my connection and get stuck in Atlanta, the...
7 August 2013 - 0:00, by , in Leadership, No comments
Question: Why did wise men bring three gifts to the baby Jesus?
Answer: Because they had knowledge, wisdom and discernment. Knowledge is acquired through study.
Wisdom is gained through experience. Discernment is a rare gift. In the Gospel of Matthew account of Jesus’ birth, the Magi exhibited knowledge of Old Testament prophecy foretellingJesus’ birth, wisdom not to trust King Herod and discernment...
6 August 2013 - 0:12, by , in Leadership, No comments
“The Three Wise Men went to Bethlehem with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh for the baby Jesus. Of course, the next day the Virgin Mary returned these items for store credit, because she was a low-income mother with a newborn, and as the old saying goes, ‘You can’t diaper a baby with frankincense.’” (1)...
6 August 2013 - 0:10, by , in Leadership, No comments
I’ve added a person to my list of heroes. His name is Joseph of Arimathea, a real Go-To Guy.   Joseph risked his life, his business, his prominent social position and his wealth to be Jesus’ undertaker. After His crucifixion, Jesus hung dead, high on a cross. Jesus was alone except for the two thieves...
6 August 2013 - 0:10, by , in Leadership, No comments
“How old were you when you got your first paying job?”   That’s one of my favorite questions when interviewing prospective employees. If the person answers “I was 21 years old”, a red flag goes up.   Based on personal experience, I’ve learned that people who had a paying job before age 16 have a better work...

Article Categories

Sign Up for Updates

Contact ICMS

Tom Pryor
TomPryor@ICMS.net
(817) 475-2945

Follow ICMS