• 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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Apr 29
2005

Gold Stars Speakers can polish business tactics

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The travel and convention business is under pressure from national economic woes and concerns about terrorist threats.

 

Andrea Gold and Gary Yamamoto own Gold Stars Speakers Bureau, a company providing speakers, celebrities and trainers for organizations and events across the country and around the world.

 

For the first time in company history, Gold Stars revenues are not increasing. To get advice on maximizing revenue and profits, Gold and Yamamoto met with business consultant Steve Marr.

 

Apr 07
2005

Donald Trump Sees Bankruptcy as a Plus for Him

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The gambling empire led by Donald Trump, Trump Hotels, and Casino Resorts, has been struggling for years under a mountain of debt and the pressure from stronger competitors.

Mar 31
2005

Focus Energy on Opportunities

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Business leaders can tend to get dragged down fighting fires and dealing with problems at the expense of having the time and energy to pursue opportunities. These opportunities come and go- if they're missed, they will keep a business from growing. King Solomon wrote, "The wise look ahead to see what is coming, but fools deceive themselves" (Proverbs 14:8, NLT). Problems focus our attention on the past, whereas opportunities focus our actions on the future. When we make problems our focus, we may fail to take advantage of opportunities.

Mar 10
2005

Keep Your Speech Top Flight in Business

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Martha, a young account manager for an electronics manufacturer, struggled to make sales until her manager took her aside and explained that her use of "hip" expressions caused her to lose credibility with customers. "We are selling high-tech products that cost $5,000 or more, and customers don't always understand the technology. When you sound like a teenager, it just doesn't work." Martha took the comments to heart, improved her communication skills, and increased her sales production.

Mar 09
2005

Managing Through a Crisis

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The devastation of hurricanes Katrina and Rita demonstrates the need for businesses large and small to understand how to weather a crisis situation without being sunk. Whether we are hit by a hurricane, lose our best customer, or incur a huge, unexpected liability, the principles of survival are the same.