Tag Archives: Strategic Planning

Going From Here to There

Image:¬†FreeDigitalPhotos.net In both my ministry and my business writings I often emphasize the importance of vision.¬† Without a vision of a preferred future for your business or your life you are merely drifting along hoping that somehow something good will … Continue reading

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Working together

Anyone in business is in competition with others in the same field, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot also be colleagues. At my last auction, the person who taught the auction school I attended and is a competitor, brought … 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 power of goals

It’s reported that only 3 percent of adults in the United States have clear, written goals, and those who do earn 5-10 times as much as the average worker. Obviously, there is power in goal-setting which most people are not … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broke…

For years we were taught that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s no longer good advice. The new mantra for the 21st century is “If it ain’t broke, break it.” This is also the title of a book … Continue reading

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Strategic planning

When starting a new business the owner will spend much of his or her time working in the business. A plumber who decides to open a plumbing business finds that he is the installer, the service tech, the salesperson, the … Continue reading

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