• Do you support your new manager?

    12 Dec 2018 | 12:00 am

    When Joshua was to be named leader of Israel, the Lord told Moses to "encourage and strengthen him" (Deuteronomy 3:28 NASB). When promoting a new manager, provide encouragement. Identify the leadership skills and the strengths that have built your trust[…]

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Feb 11
2012

Accurate Accounting Information Communicates your Financial Condition

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Many accounting statements may be legal and still not reflect the condition of your business accurately. 

Dec 16
2011

Year End Equipment Spending

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Every year businesses attempt to manage year-end spending and payments to maximize tax benefits. I am not a tax accountant or CPA, so check with your tax specialist to validate your situation.

 

Dec 15
2011

Setting Deadlines

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Many business leaders have great vision and a clear idea about what needs to be done in order to accomplish that vision. Setting deadlines with accountability is a major step in taking vision to reality. King Solomon gave us an example when he, “had finished the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the LORD and in his own palace.”  (2 Chronicles 7:11, NIV) Solomon was successful because he went from an idea to implementation. 

 

Dec 14
2011

Continue to Improve Everything in Your Business

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A key element of growing a business is a commitment to improve everything within that business.  Jesus taught, "Every branch that bears fruit, He prunes, that it may bear more fruit." (John 15:2, NASB) Jesus was speaking of branches that already produced fruit.  He was explaining that even fruitful branches need pruning in order to grow more fruit in the long run.

Don't just focus your pruning on the problems. Spend time pruning the fruit bearing parts as well. Even a productive fruit tree will slowly bear less fruit without pruning. The first year’s fruit loss will be subtle, and you don’t pay a high price for it. However, when you see an overgrown apple tree with little fruit; the loss took several years. It will take drastic pruning to return the tree to a fruit producing tree.

Dec 08
2011

No Decision is A Decision

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Fay was unhappy with her current accounting software package. She had studied many alternatives and reviewed six proposals; but didn’t pick one. Knowing Fay was stalled, I explained to her, “Well, you have made a decision, a decision to do nothing at this time.” I reminded her that the reason for upgrading the software was to improve operations. Every day nothing happened was a day lost.