Stories by Perry Smith

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Column: Upcoming C-SPAN programs will highlight Augusta's history, authors

A few months ago, a team of producers and videographers visited Augusta.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Column: New phenomena have huge impact in expanding world of book publishing

Word of mouth often has been helpful in gaining momentum for a book. If you love a book, talk it up among your family and friends.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Column: Interest is being rekindled in pioneer work of Augusta psychiatrist

Augusta psychiatrist and author Hervey Cleckley (1903-1984) made many contributions to his profession commencing in 1941 when he published his first book, The Mask of Sanity.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Column: Changing world of book publishing offers varied options for authors

Everyone in the business world can gain insights from business models that radically change in a short time.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Column: Pair of books offer life-affirming -- and possibly life-changing -- messages

Soon, many of you will be recommending these books to those you care most about.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Column: Harnessing awesome power of thank-yous has far-reaching benefits

People of all ranks love to be recognized for their hard work, and a thank-you from the big boss can be very special.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Guest Column: The Jimmie Dyess Symposium: If you've got questions, I've got the answers

When is the next Jimmie Dyess Symposium? It is coming up soon - 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at the Augusta Museum of History. Attendance is free. Who will be honored? Medal of Honor recipient ...
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Column: Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

Perhaps by stretching your minds out to the future, you may be able to make better strategic decisions.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Column: The next 20 years: Delph exercise helps people bring future into focus

Delphi exercises are especially powerful.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Column: National draws: CSRA includes six centers of gravity for America

It is remarkable that the CSRA is America's center of gravity in six arenas.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Guest column: Targeting lessons from WWII still applicable in modern warfare

Allied airpower was not decisive in Europe but its contribution to the victory was very significant.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Column: Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

Air power may well play an important role in winning battles, but everyone should be skeptical about its role in winning the peace.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Column: Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military's gridiron might

The move of the College Football Hall of Fame to Atlanta is a strong indicator that the center of gravity of college football has moved to the Southeast.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Column: Georgia Military College has bright future, especially under new leader

Georgia Military College is a great place to learn and to grow.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Column: Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

The first person to tell the story of Japanese atrocities was an Army Air Corps pilot named Ed Dyess.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Guest Column: Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

A symposium this week in Augusta could dramatically improve how America cares for an important part of its citizenry - our veterans.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

Column: Webinars impart valuable lessons in character development

The marvelous Character Development Program of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation has been slowly introduced into the curricula of middle schools and high schools around America.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Column: Looking for holiday gifts? The shelves -- bookshelves, that is -- are full

As the Christmas season approaches, finding the very best gift at a reasonable price is a dilemma for many of us. Books can be the answer.
By Perry Smith

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

Column: Checklists save lives, enhance teamwork, enrich leadership

Checklists, by enhancing communications, teamwork and productivity, ultimately enhance leadership.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Column: Great events in gettysburg honor Medal of Honor recipients

To be in the presence of dozens of Medal of Honor recipients is very special.
By Perry Smith
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