Monthly Archives: January 2020

Where do you go when you need money?

I recently bought some items at auction. Among the items was some personal paperwork consisting of notebooks and miscellaneous papers. I thumbed through the notebook and found a list of places in the community where one could seek financial assistance … Continue reading

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Sacrifice and success

There is a wonderful little book that I have read several times. Today is one of those times. The book is As a Man Thinketh by James Allen. The book is only 60 pages but is filled with wonderful insights … Continue reading

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Leaders develop leaders

One major responsibility of leaders is to develop other leaders. As John Maxwell has taught us, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” This includes not just the people in the corner offices. Leaders are needed at every level of an … Continue reading

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Is your customer important to you?

One of our local pizza chains doesn’t appear to care very much about their customers. When someone calls to place an order there will always be a recorded message that plays on until someone actually picks up the phone. The … Continue reading

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Perseverance leads to success

When we took ownership of a small business several years ago one of the first people to call on me was our insurance agent. He had served as the agent for the previous owner and told me how he got … Continue reading

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Set your goals to win

I’ve recently been asked to meet with a church council at their annual retreat in a few weeks to help them begin setting some goals for their various teams. People who know me know the value I place on setting … Continue reading

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In for the long haul

I just finished reading The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. Currently, the NFL playoff games are being played to determine, ultimately, who will go on to the Super Bowl. Like all sports, there are definite rules to play by, and … Continue reading

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