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First Things First Column

First Things First Column The Family Column is a series of articles providing helpful information on families and marriages. It is published every Sunday in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Subscribe to our  Family Column RSS Feed.

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Did you know that for the first time in history, the life expectancy of the children in Tennessee is less than that of their parents?
Most CEOs know that a satisfied workforce means higher productivity. They also know that it is better and less costly to keep current employees than to deal with turnover issues like finding new people and training them. However, many employees, both men and women, find themselves conflicted when it comes to the number of hours they spend at work versus with family.
Paul Smith spent the first 24 years after college following a typical corporate career path. In the variety of positions Smith held, studying and learning about the art of leadership, communication, influence and character has been part of his passion.
... doesn’t always stay in Vegas when it comes to premarital experiences and future marital quality among today’s young adults.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Many will recognize this rhyme as one taught to them when they were a child, but is it true?