community

Four Attributes of a CORE Purpose

To keep your organization afloat you need to have positive cashflow. But that can’t be what your organization is all about. It’s important to focus on what’s deeper than making money—especially if you want to make more money. To secure … Read more

(Re)Discovering Your Company Purpose

Your company purpose is key to your brand differentiation. Knowing why you do what you do will help you draw the right customers to your company. But what if along the way you have lost hold of your company purpose? … Read more

The Bottom Line is Not the Bottom Line

A new study led by Baylor University demonstrates a correlation between a manager’s focus on bottom line results and their employees’ lack of performance. According to the research led by Dr. Matthew Quade and published in the journal Human Relations, … Read more

Consider Your Personality Trajectory

How’s your personality trajectory? Do you like the person you are becoming? Do you feel you are becoming more like the person you want to be? If not, it may have something to do with the people you hang around. … Read more

Leaders Must Always See the Big Picture

After I recently guest lectured to MBA students at a local university, one of the students asked me a question about alignment. I explained that one of the most important things for a leader to do is to be able … Read more

De-Mystifying Strategic Planning

Strategic planning seems overly complex to many people. There are many different methodologies to choose from in approaching the strategic planning process. But there are basic steps involved in all strategic planning processes, and understanding those steps will help leaders … Read more

How to Pray for Your Business to Bless Others

Prayer is important to anything we do. Most of us don’t do it enough. As a person in business, you have the privilege to pray for your business to bless others through a triple bottom line impact. It is important to … Read more

Can Business Be a Ministry of Reconciliation?

If Christ has given you the ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18), can you be a minister of reconciliation also in a business context?  Absolutely. Christ has called you to be one of his ambassadors (2 Corinthians 5:20).  And that … Read more

The Importance of Community in the Workplace

In order for you to develop a healthy brand for your company, it is important to have a sense of community in the workplace. Once you have developed your ministry vision and you have developed your core values, it is essential … Read more

How a Ministry Vision Will Transform Your Company

You have the power to do much good with your business.  Not just to create wealth.  But to impact lives for God’s Kingdom.  All you need is a ministry vision. Think of your business as an instrument in God’s hand … Read more