Principles For Running Your Business

By Jim Langley

A few years back, I had the opportunity to share my broad business goals with approximately 40 insurance agents when I was honored by my company for 25 years of service with our company. I offered some words from personal experience, explaining the goals I have followed are simple and yet profound: Be there; be studious; be disciplined; be persistent and consistent; be service-minded; be positive; and be near God.

Tags:  Principles, Business

The Integrity Of Paying Bills On Time

By Jim Mathis

Years ago, when my wife and I were in the photofinishing business, I received a letter from a high-ranking official at Eastman Kodak. I was a little nervous that Kodak might cancel our account, since we were very small for such a large company. Even though we bought a couple thousand dollars in film, chemicals and paper each month, that was still a very meager amount by Fortune 500 standards.

Tags:  Integrity

Death of A Vision – Or Was It?

By Robert J. Tamasy

Imagine being a member of the executive leadership team for a cutting-edge, innovative company developing revolutionary new technology with the potential to change millions of lives. The organization’s CEO is a magnetic, visionary individual whose infectious energy has everyone primed for an incredibly productive future.

Tags:  Vision

Influence Or Contamination

By Luis Cervino

A few days ago, I went to a paint store to purchase a gallon of paint to match a paint sample that I had taken earlier. The clerk took a gallon can of white paint and began mixing in drops of other colors to achieve the specific paint color that I had requested. He was following the computer specifications that tell the clerks how to blend the correct proportions or amounts of different paint hues necessary to create the desired color.

Tags:  Influence

God’s Vision Motivates Us To Do Great Things

By Jon Walker

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2 NIV)

Perhaps the most powerful aspect of vision is that it changes your way of thinking, which in turn changes the way you live.

The Wisdom Of The Front Line

By Rick Boxx

A friend of mine, Paul, and some investors launched a new business with a promising new medical product. The product concept was excellent, but when the medical community used this new product, it was not effective because of significant design flaws.

Tags:  Wisdom

God’s Prescription for Good Health

By Rick Warren

“Keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.” (Proverbs 3:1-2 NIV)

If I had a pill that promised to add years to your life, you’d probably pay a lot of money for it. But what if I told you that, as a Christian, you already have the key to a long life and that it’s free?