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January 2011
By: Jerry Thacker
A number of years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Reagan Ranch, the location of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the burial site for the former president. As I stood by Ronald Reagan's grave, I remembered the time when he came to speak at Bob Jones University where I was teaching. ...
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MARKETING 101: Using distance learning to train those in special circumstances

October 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Many researchers, political officials, and educators now believe that technology will play a large part in meeting the three major challenges facing our educational systems in the near future: huge funding issues, extreme personnel issues, and the need for rapid training of students to meet the chal...
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Front and Center

October 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
You are changing — we are changing. The only thing that we can be sure of in this life is change. People are born, grow, and eventually die. Organizations start, grow, mature, plateau, decline, and eventually pass off the scene. At The Center magazine has now been published in paper and on t...
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Marketing 101: Community Redefined - Social Networks

July 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Not long ago, I taught some courses at a local state university as an adjunct professor. Now, mind you, it had been 27 years since I had been in the classroom, so I wondered just what I would find. My previous experience had been teaching at a Christian university; this school was the exact opposite...
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FRONT AND CENTER

July 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Recently, a friend sent me some information on what is called the "Overton Window." I would invite you to visit the website at the end of this article. The concept is interesting. Basically, it states that politicians do not typically determine what is policy or what is even politically acceptable; ...
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Marketing 101: Extending Your Network

April 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Our world is a connected place. People form families, have children, create networks of relatives, and on and on the relationships go. It is quite likely that those whom you do serve will know others whom you could serve. In order to reach those new clients, you need to have an active referral progr...
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Are You Obtaining Words, Graphics, and Pictures Legally?

April 2010
By: Amanda Naugle and Jerry Thacker
Patty was working on the center's monthly newsletter. In desperate need of that perfect baby picture for the front cover, she ventured onto the Internet. The pregnancy resource center where she volunteered had limited financial resources. While she did not have problems obtaining copy because there ...
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FRONT AND CENTER

April 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
This story has been circulating on the Internet. The author is unknown, but the principles are fantastic. You'll probably want to download it and print it out or forward it to your volunteers, supporters, and friends. John is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and alway...
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