Tag Archives: Vision

Overcoming limitations

A young wife was cooking a meat loaf when her husband walked in. As she started to put it in the oven he noticed she cut the ends off the meatloaf. He asked why she did that, and his wife … Continue reading

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Success comes from within

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net At some time virtually everyone has dreamed of starting their own business.  There is something about owning a business that appeals to many people for various reasons.  They may believe they have a great idea for a service or … Continue reading

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Strategic planning

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   If you noticed I did not post much last week it was because my wife and I went to Austin, TX to visit our son and his family. We had a great time there. Our family keeps getting … Continue reading

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Balance

Back in the 1980s I was working third shift on an assembly line. One night one of the supervisors was telling me how difficult his job was becoming. He had been a former shop worker like me but had accepted … Continue reading

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You must first develop the leader within you

Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net   In my e-book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions that Will Close Your Small Business I discuss numerous mistakes I made running our small company.  Although I learned a lot from those mistakes, there were enough of them that … Continue reading

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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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The good is often the enemy of the best

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   A basic economic reality is that all resources are limited.  That includes your financial resources, your time, your manpower, your strengths, every resource you can think of.  With every decision there is an opportunity cost involved.  When you … Continue reading

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