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Business Advice from the Bible

As company leaders, we all too often forget that the most valuable source of information we have is from the Creator himself, and is found in His Word which is designed to guide us through all of life’s journeys.  This includes even our businesses.

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Influencing Culture

December 10, 2018

In the fall of 2017, I wrote a multi-week-long blog (October 3, 2017, to November 14, 2017) on company culture.       The premise of that blog series was to intentionally change your company culture to reflect characteristics that lead to success. The last of this series was a blog on maintaining your company culture once…

Productivity Practices

December 6, 2018

“We need to get more work out of fewer employees.” Work Load This is a quote I made at a recent project managers meeting. Economic conditions have made finding new employees nearly impossible yet the workload in my business continues to grow. While I understand the philosophy to turn down work that cannot be completed,…

Job Burnout

December 3, 2018

As with many of my blogs, what I write about is in real time.  And as I write, I’m dealing with one of my key employees who is on the verge of burnout. Situation Being a small company, two things we struggle with are cross training and balancing workloads.  Our departments are so specialized that…

Rise to the Challenge

November 29, 2018

Do you like a challenge? Maybe you enjoy a new board game, a difficult piece of music, or a 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle? Do you like a challenge at work such as an eccentric client, an unexpected design issue, or a problematic employee? Challenges If you are like me, the answer is yes and no.  There…

Talking to People

November 23, 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to read my blogs. As is the case with many writers, speakers, and preachers, the messages they seek to convey are as much for the reader’s benefit as they are for their benefit. This is true for me.  I write about the issues I need to…