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Are You Flying Blind?

Are You Flying Blind?

| June 14, 2018

Financial Statements Do you know which statements you need to use to have an accurate picture of your business?  Hint: your bank statement alone is not enough. Have you ever wished you could know exactly how profitable your company was last month? Wondering if your cash flow is adequate to pay off a loan more […]

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Building A Business That Is Bigger Than You

Building A Business That Is Bigger Than You

| May 25, 2018

There is a maxim in business: “No one wants to buy Bob.”  In other words, a company can have a strong cash flow and flawless operations, but if the owner is all important, then the company will be undervalued.  If the owner is the technical expert, the chief problem solver, and (most importantly) the one […]

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The Nonprofit’s Greatest Asset

The Nonprofit’s Greatest Asset

| April 23, 2018

The unique value of a nonprofit organization lies in its people. Nonprofit executives and employees bring to the table the combined power of a generous spirit and an unflagging commitment to the cause. The paradox arises in that in order to maximize the effectiveness of this nonprofit spirit, you still need to “run it like […]

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Four Steps to a Lead-Generating Website

Four Steps to a Lead-Generating Website

| March 12, 2018

Most businesses consider their website as an “online brochure” — nothing more than a modern day yellow pages.  Instead, a business website should be, or at least it can be, an exciting place for clients and customers to learn new things. It should be an inspiration to take action toward goals and the first stop on a […]

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Wealth as a Creation of God

Wealth as a Creation of God

| March 12, 2018

The Bible makes a bold claim, namely, that wealth creation is rooted in God the creator. He is the ultimate source of all wealth. Genesis 1:1 declares, ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.’ And Genesis 2:1 notes that the creation of the heavens and the earth was completed on the sixth […]

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Building an Active Workstation

Building an Active Workstation

| February 7, 2018

Most of business is done at a desk.  Several years ago, medical research began to accumulate and make its way into the mainstream about the health dangers of inactivity, coalescing in the tag line “Sitting Is the New Smoking.”  A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to a substantial array of physical and mental illnesses. This […]

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The Advantage Of Solitude In A World Of Distraction

The Advantage Of Solitude In A World Of Distraction

| January 10, 2018

In the words of Albert Einstein “The solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” We live in a hyper-distracted world where technology has created work environments disrupted by a constant stream of telephone calls, emails, tweets, texts, and meetings. In 2010, Eric Schmidt, then the CEO of Google said that “every two days, […]

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4 Characteristics of Team Engagement

4 Characteristics of Team Engagement

| November 14, 2017

Every company has issues. Good companies intentionally uncover those issues and work as a team to make the necessary corrections. Unfortunately, for a lot of us, we don’t ask for help. We justify our decisions, wanting to save time and energy, or maybe we just don’t trust anyone else to make the right decisions. We make a […]

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Ten Marketing Steps to Take During the Holiday Season

Ten Marketing Steps to Take During the Holiday Season

| November 14, 2017

End of year is the time to end strong and to launch your business into 2018.  Here are ten suggestions for your marketing during the holiday season.  Each one will make an impact, but you don’t have to do all 10. If you aim for three (and do them) you are getting ready for a […]

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The Ig Awards Are In

The Ig Awards Are In

| October 20, 2015

The 25th Annual Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony was held on September 17, 2015 at Harvard University.   The Ig Noble awards are a parody on the Nobel Prizes, and “honor” achievements that make people laugh – but then make them think.  The awards are handed out in a fun filled gala for the strangest of research […]

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