Economic Freedom Includes the Freedom to Fail

“And because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them.”                                   ~ Acts 18:3 (NIV) The free enterprise system enables all of us to pursue our own…

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Producing a Harvest in Your Business

Scripture: Luke 8:1-15 Through His Word, God provides us with answers for our daily walk in business. In Luke 8:1-15, Jesus tells the Parable of the Sower.   He describes four types of…

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What Does Use of Social Media Reveal? About Recruits? About You?

No matter my opinion of social media, one thing I know for sure is that it is here to stay. I find that discussing the use of social media in the hiring…

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Check the Small Things….Always!

“Always check small things.”                                                                           ~ General Colin Powell, My American Journey, 2003 A few years after my wife and I bought our first small business, we decided to offer our General…

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Entering the SHARE Economy

What do marketers mean by saying we are entering the SHARE ECONOMY?  We have successfully (or not so successfully) moved to a SERVICE ECONOMY, but what is next?  America has been transformed…

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Building Better Team Relationships

The more people employed by a company, the greater the potential for dissatisfaction within the office environment. Employees are a basic necessity of a company. Some companies operate with only one person,…

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An Economic Lesson from a Bag of Potato Chips!

“The hardworking farmer must be the first to partake of the crops.” ~ 2 Timothy 2:6 (New King James Version) The next time you purchase a bag of potato chips from the…

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Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

Don’t Perfect the Irrelevant! I think each of us can relate to this, both personally and professionally.  How much time do we spend on things that aren’t part of our core mission? …

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Clarity vs. Certainty

Leadership teams often don’t reach clarity because they are waiting for certainty. People fear the future, and understandably so since it is unknown.  Unfortunately, business leaders are not immune.  Every day, leaders…

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Can a Company Afford to have Poor Customer Service?

Can a company afford to have poor customer service? My wife and I recently purchased new furniture from a national retail chain store. We spent over $17,000 at this store. The salespeople…

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