Category Archives: Success

How Much Do You Notice?

The best leaders see what others miss. They not only see the things that are happening; they also see why those things are happening the way they are. Such insight makes it possible for them to march through life with … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine

I’ve struggled this year getting the number of auctions I wanted. My goal was to do about two auctions a month in 2018. Now, I admit that I am a little picky about the auctions I do. Unless the merchandise … Continue reading

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Winning with People

I occasionally speak to groups of pastors and leaders of smaller churches. One of the things I tell them is that if they are not good working with people they will not be successful in a smaller church. In the … Continue reading

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The Power of Coaching

A few years ago when I was on staff of our regional ministries we were trained in coaching. Since then I have been privileged to have coached a number of people in and out of ministry. My doctoral thesis was … Continue reading

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You get done what you spend time doing

I returned to school at the age of  35 when I enrolled in a Bible college. One of my professors that first semester often made a statement that has remained with me for 35 years: You get done what you … Continue reading

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The Most Important Element in Relationships

I’ve now been in ministry for 37 years and have owned and operated a business for about half that time. I learned a long time ago that if one is not a people person he or she will not be … Continue reading

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Don’t get your small business padlocked over taxes.

In a recent post I shared an item or two from my e-book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions That Will Close Your Small Business. This book was written to help the reader avoid the kinds of simple mistakes I made … Continue reading

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