Perry Smith


Column: Pair of books offer life-affirming -- and possibly life-...

Clear the decks, dear reader – the time has come to dive into two brand-new books. They will enlighten and uplift you; soon, many of you will be... Read more

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

Fred Kyler did not look like the typical fighter pilot. He was short and dumpy. Folks thought he looked like the goofy cartoon character Mr. Magoo... Read more

Guest Column: The Jimmie Dyess Symposium: If you've got questions...

When is the next Jimmie Dyess Symposium?

It is coming up soon – 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at the Augusta Museum of... Read more

Column: Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible...

Before feedback on last Sunday’s nine-question Delphi exercise is provided, let’s examine some lessons that may be drawn from the Japanese attack... Read more

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

As we approach mid-decade, it might be useful to sit back, reflect on the past and take a disciplined look into the future.

Although there... Read more

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

The term “center of gravity” has many meanings and as many contexts. For instance, in many families, the center of gravity is the children. This... Read more

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

When Admiral Chester Nimitz assumed command of the Pacific Fleet in Hawaii in late December, 1941, the devastation he observed at Pearl Harbor,... Read more

Column: Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military...

There is really good news for all college football fans. The College Football Hall of Fame will open in a grand new facility in downtown Atlanta... Read more

Column: Georgia Military College has bright future, especially under...

One of my joys in recent years is highlighting leaders and organizations in our area that are doing outstanding work.

Some examples of these... Read more