Debut Column


The ___________________ is proud to announce the addition of a new syndicated columnist Jim Davidson. With almost 200 newspapers and a million readersÊ in 25 states running this column, it is believed to be the fastest growing self-syndicated column in America.

Mr. Davidson is a Christian businessman and a native of the state of Arkansas. He is down-to-earth and a strong believer in traditional family values, the merits of hard work and high moral standards. His career as a public speaker, author and motivational consultant has spanned more than 30 years and much of this time has been spent working with administrators, teachers and students in our nation's public schools. For the past six years he has been a NEWSPAPER IN EDUCATION sponsor in his local community and many of his columns deal with issues facing parents and students in today's society.

In addition to his involvement in education, Jim brings a broad base of practical, business and community service experience to his speaking and writing. He is the author of three books, YOU CAN BE THE BEST, HOW TO PLAN YOUR LIFE and his latest book is LEARNING, EARNING & GIVING BACK. He has also developed a cassette series titled, "AMERICA: A brief Glimpse Of All 50 States". But more importantly he lives what he believes and espouses. Some of his many awards and achievements include: Arkansas Salesman Of The Year, Chairman of the membership sales organization of the Little Rock Chamber Of Commerce, Justice Of The Peace in Pulaski County, Chairman of the Speakers Bureau of the Pulaski County United Way, Leadership gavel as voted by members of his Dale Carnegie class and honorary life member of DECA & GCE Clubs Of Arkansas.
Jim and his lovely wife Viola live in a unique Landscape Timber home near Conway, AR where he is an active member of the Conway Noon Lions Club. He has served as President of the club, named Lion Of The Year, a Melvin Jones Fellow and was recently voted by his fellow Lions to receive the prestigious Dalstrom Award.

Jim's personal philosophy and approach to life centers around Common Sense, Hard Work, Integrity and treating other people with dignity and respect. He believes that Literacy, teaching people to read and write for success in life, is one the greatest needs we have in America today. For this reason he has started a Nationwide Literacy Campaign. Jim Davidson definitely has a way with words and his positive upbeat approach to life will make you feel better aboutÊ yourselfÊ and your future. There is a charged air of excitement, hope and optimism in his voice and in his writing and we hope you will look forward to his column each week. You will receive many positive ideas and concepts that you can use in your daily life.