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Fred Smith: Obstacles or Opportunties

Fred Smith: Obstacles or Opportunties

As a percentage of all charitable giving in the United States ($316 billion), the religious sector continues to collect the lion’s share – 36 percent. While that is considerably less than the 50 percent of religious giving represented 10 years ago, it is...
Fred Smith: The First Leaf of Fall

Fred Smith: The First Leaf of Fall

The Velvet Revolution, or Gentle Revolution, was a non-violent, student-led revolution in Czechoslovakia that took place from November 17 to December 29, 1989. Dominated by student and other popular demonstrations against the one-party government of the Communist...

Fred Smith: My Fair Lady

In 1931, Judge Sam Lindsey donated a plot of land on South Broadway to the Tyler Women’s Forum for their new building – the Tyler Woman’s Building – with the stipulation that the building be completed within one year. That was quite a challenge...
Fred Smith: It’s a Conspiracy

Fred Smith: It’s a Conspiracy

Like most of the people reading this, I have more than enough meetings. So, when someone calls and says they want to get together, I have learned to ask a few questions ahead of time. I should have asked more questions about my meeting this week with Steve Smith. I...