Tag Archives: Character

Competitors or colleagues or both

I haven’t posted much the past few days as I was getting ready for an auction I had on May 21. In addition to my own auctions, I’ve been working for other auctioneers as well. Last week I worked for two … Continue reading

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How to better serve your customers

In 1947 the Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street was released. It has been a seasonal favorite ever since. In the movie the real Santa Claus is hired to play Santa at Macy’s Department Store. The movie has several plots going on … Continue reading

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The right mindset for a small business owner

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net I recently finished a powerful book written by Rabbi Daniel Lapin called Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money.  Lapin is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who has spent many years studying the qualities that have made Jewish people excel … Continue reading

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Character and Leadership

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net There are two things required of someone who seeks leadership:  competence and character.  While both are important the character of a person is often a better predictor of long term success than competence.  Robert Clinton, professor of leadership at … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

I occasionally buy items on E-Bay, and sometimes I sell on there as well. I’ve been doing this for awhile so I have some idea of what I’m doing. Lately I’ve noticed an issue that has probably always gone on … Continue reading

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The power of gratitude

If there is anything that people are good at it is complaining. It doesn’t seem to matter how blessed some people are, they will find something to complain about. When I served as a pastor we had a family in … Continue reading

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What are you willing to give up to succeed?

The most successful leaders are true servant leaders. These are the people who recognize the key to their success will be found in those who work for them. If someone wants people who are committed to the task and focused … Continue reading

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