• Do you treat company property well?

    17 Jul 2018 | 12:00 am

    Jesus taught, "If you have not been faithful in the use of that which is another's, who will give you which is your own?" (Luke 16:12, NASB). Often we treat company property poorly. We need to realize that we have[…]

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Jul 10
2003

Strategic Partnerships

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In today's complex business environment, relationships between customers and suppliers are ever changing. Outsourcing has become more prevalent as businesses seek to control costs, but effective outsourcing often requires a company to train its vendors to ensure quality of service and on-time delivery. When outsourcing is handled well, both the buyer and seller benefit.

Jul 09
2003

America's Borrowing Binge-what is the long-term cost?

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In 1985, the U.S. became a debtor nation, owing other nations more than they owe to us. Since that time, we have continued to borrow even more,and early this year our national debt reached 25% of our Gross National Product. If this trend continues, the debt will grow to 40% of the GNPin 2007 and to over 60% by the end of the decade!

Jul 07
2003

Biblical Discipline and Dismissal

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Firing an employee is one of the more gut-wrenching, painful, and distasteful management tasks. However, by embracing a biblical model for managing employee performance, you can reduce the number of terminations and ensure that every dismissal is necessary.

Apr 09
2003

Fairy Tale Success is in Reach for Party Planner

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Laura Joyce-Miss Laura to her customers-loves to throw parties. So it's only logical that her business, Once Upon A Time, is devoted to children's dress-up and birthday parties. To find strategies to increase profits, she recently met with small business consultant Steve Marr.

Mar 08
2003

Keeping Up Appearances

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The Flower Art Gallery asked me to evaluate why their sales were flat while other galleries in the area were experience increased growth. According to Peter, the owner, foot traffic just seemed to be down. When I visited, I walked around the building, noting that the windows needed washing, the sign was faded by the sun, the welcome mat was dirty and several lights were burned out that would have highlighted art. Inside, the paint was becoming dated and chipped in places.