"Without computers, there would be no computer crime. Also, without people, there would be no computer crime."
Kristen Ranzenberger, DO, MPH, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group Statewide Services as medical director for Baptist Health Occupational
Quick: What's brown and really looks good on an IRS agent? A Doberman. What do you call 25 IRS agents buried up to their chins
Last month's article about becoming a "go-to" person was the first part of a presentation I made at a recent Paducah Area
About a year after it started, one of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's largest projects within the city of Paducah â “ extensive
Social media: Love them or hate them, they are impacting your business. It is nearly impossible to opt out of being a participant
Your company has just killed 23 people and 57 others are deathly ill, some critical. Your production plant is dead in the
Many in the business community didn't know what to expect when the 2016 General Assembly convened in early January. Gov. Matt
Hate your job? Things at work not going your way? Productivity down? Not earning enough? Thinking of leaving? Here are some
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., May 12, Julian Carroll Convention Center. Join fellow Chamber members for ...
My mother never went to Europe.
Congress first gave us the ability to contribute to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) back in 2004, when we were fighting a war
Being described as a "go-to" person is a desirable trait and can be valuable in many different settings besides business.
When you're in the information technology business, one thing is certain: things change.
Last summer Microsoft released its Windows 10 operating system. The release came free of charge, which immediately resulted
Here's a chilling fact. If all 4.3 million Kentuckians were asked to pitch in to fix the state's $36 billion public pension
Baptist Health Paducah has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award as one of America's best hospitals for cancer care. The designation is based on
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. April 14, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Caring ...
An effort by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce to help young professionals network and become more involved in the community
For all who believe the fight for cyberspace is starting to cool off, you may need to reconsider. The fight occurring between
Carlene Scillian has been named president/CEO of Signet Federal Credit Union. Scillian attended Western Kentucky University. She started working ...
Do you know what it means to rebalance and how to go about it? When meeting with prospective clients for the first time, it's
Last month I introduced five tech resolutions for 2016. Among them was a resolution to make better use of software you already
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., March 3, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is West Ke ...
In a survey conducted by a big benefits management company (a management and human resource consulting firm), they asked 365
Sarah Stoll, daughter of Gregg and Bettie Stoll, Paducah, recently began her duties as assistant manager of the Blair House, the president's
In a recent survey of high net worth individuals (defined as people who have at least $1 million of investable assets), UBS
Recently an article brought the subject of downtown buildings to mind. This subject seems to flow in and out of the news on
There's still time to add one more New Year's resolution to your list: that at some point in 2016, you will spend some time
As superintendent of Paducah Public Schools, Donald Shively wants to prepare every student for success in the classroom - and
Now that the New Year is in full swing, and you're already working on the personal New Year's resolutions, have you thought
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Feb. 4, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Murray S ...
Donald L. Shively
According to a 2015 Pew Internet study, 84 percent of American adults use the Internet. Younger adults and adults with higher
Jessica Willhelm has been named director of respiratory care for Baptist Health Paducah. Willhelm began her career at Baptist Health Paducah
G. Todd Myers
Humbug. Salespeople hate holidays.
When you change jobs, you can take one of four actions with your 401k: roll out to an IRA, roll to a new 401k, leave behind,
I love small towns. An occasional visit to a big city is nice, but I'll take a visit to downtown Paducah over a visit to St.
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Jan. 7, Julian Carroll Convention Center. The program is the State of the ...
A few years ago, if you had surveyed members of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce about the biggest issue they were facing,
On Oct. 15, I finally got my income tax return e-filed, so please allow me a little whining as I immediately turn to writing
Dr. Meredith P. Crisp, a native of Paducah, was honored at The Cooper Foundation's Annual Teal Magnolia Event Oct. 25 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
What is the importance of attitude?
When you change jobs, you can take one of four actions with your 401k: roll out to an IRA, roll to a new 401k, leave behind,
Paducah native Paul Housholder first learned about welding from guys at area work sites after he joined the Iron Worker Union
The welding program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College recently added a Lincoln Electric Robotic Education Cell
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Dec. 3, Julian Carroll Convention Center. The speaker is Dave Adkisson, pr ...
Last month I wrote about using some common sense approaches to customer service. Sometimes a little common sense and common
Emily Brame, licensed psychologist, has joined Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates and will provide behavioral health services to pediatric
The Project Management Institute defines project management as the "application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques
Two years ago, I wrote in this column about a management truth - once you are a supervisor of others, being a success is no
While the concept of Black Friday â “ the kickoff of the holiday shopping season the day after Thanksgiving â “ may be evolving,
I read. A lot. In a given month I consume hundreds of technology-related articles. A couple times a month an article alerts
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Nov. 5, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's program is the annu ...
"Common sense is not so common," wrote the great French author Voltaire in the 1700s. He had no idea how prophetic that statement
How much longer must Kentuckians wait before we can find out whether the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) is operating at
"Time is money."
Dr. Meredith P. Crisp, a native of Paducah, will be honored at The Cooper Foundation's Annual Teal Magnolia Event on Oct. 25 in Cherry Hill, New
Lucy Shoulta has joined BlytheWhite as a staff accountant. Shoulta is a 2010 magna cum laude graduate of Marian University in Indianapolis,
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Each year the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and its partners aim to educate
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Lunch, noon, Oct. 1, Julian Carroll Convention Center. Join your fellow Chamber members for lunc ...
It wouldn't be surprising if Kentucky employers had the sensation of looking at a plate full of spaghetti when they try to
Access to the interstate highway system has long been recognized as a critical component of the Paducah area's economic development
In today's information technology world, the threat is ever evolving. Threats against the governments, large business and
Think about the last few things you purchased.
Back in April, I wrote about the complexities of federal overtime laws. I am sorry to report that they are about to become
Depending upon your age, you can expect to change jobs 11-15 times in your career. That's a lot of 401Ks. So many, in fact,
Mark Odom has joined Murray-Calloway County Hospital as chief information officer. He has served in a similar role at several other
What is Ashley Madison? Rather, who is Ashley Madison? And why does she and her website promoting adultery matter to your
WASHINGTON - Americans stepped up their home-buying for a third straight month in July, as sales accelerated to the strongest pace in
How do you picture yourself?
Remember when you told your mom "everybody's doing it" and she asked if you would stick your head in the oven if everybody
The popularity of TV shows like "Shark Tank" has taken the concept of the elevator pitch to new heights.
School is back in session and the lazy, hazy days of summer are now behind us. Did you notice a decline in productivity across
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 3, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is AT&T ...
The change and challenges that Kentucky and the United States have experienced over the past 15 years have been significant
The Ninth Street Tabernacle Baptist Church here in Paducah recently hosted the 2015 Global Leadership Summit simulcast. What
If you have never used social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) prior to having a crisis, you have missed the opportunity
Linda Clark, RN, CLNC, Paducah, has opened a certified legal nurse consulting business, designed to assist with preparations in medical-related
With an estimated economic impact exceeding $13 billion in Kentucky last year, the tourism business is booming.
Microsoft began releasing its newest operating system, Windows 10, on July 29. The OS is being touted as "the Windows you
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Aug. 6, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Strawberr ...
The July breakfast meeting of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce featured Jay Dick of the Americans for the Arts organization
The book titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen" was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953.
"Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of
Last month, we introduced you to a number of the lessons learned from our 40 years of experience in preventing and managing
Some may think it an unusual position for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to have been a strong supporter of justice reform
Cyber attacks against businesses both large and small are on the rise. As our reliance on the Internet and technology increase,
Maurie McGarvey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, senior vice president and human resources director for The Paducah Bank and Trust Company, has earned the
The book "America's Twelve Master Salesmen" was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. Yes, there were women
Several months ago, I published a quiz about Roth IRAs and I was surprised to find out how little most people, even financial
As a long-time member of the Rotary organization, I recently have been doing some volunteer work for the Kentucky District
It's an understatement to say June 18 was a good day for Merryman House.
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. July 2, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is HollandSt ...
Whether they are natural disasters, massive power outages, water line breaks, work stoppage, riots or robberies, crisis can
For many small businesses, information technology (IT) is a mystery. For many others, IT is just an added expense to the business.
What's your favorite food? What's your favorite movie? Where did you go to high school? What's your favorite color? What was
This past February, Wired magazine published an article predicting that in less than two years your smartphone could be your
Does a small business really need to consider security planning? Does it really matter? Large numbers of individuals have
Dr. Michael Travis, and Total Health Chiropractic, has been named business of the month for April at US Bank in Benton.
What is engagement?
Considering the economic impact of the wine, beer and distilled spirits industries, big business is brewing in Kentucky.
Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. June 4, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Lourdes h ...
You have read in this column many times before of our past experiences in working with politicians, corporate executives,
I attended three human resources-related events in the past month.
I've often referred to Kentucky's underfunded public pension plan as "a storm cloud hanging over Frankfort" because this is
Where should you do security planning in your small business? Where in your organization do you start? Where are you the most
Joe Miller is the first recipient of West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative's new outstanding employee award. Miller, a journeyman
When I was 20, I knew everything.
Do financial choices such as investment accounts, adviser designations, stock picks, and more overwhelm you? After all, your
Last month, I wrote about complying with the overtime laws of the land. Not only can they be confusing, but it is expensive
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