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In Luke 14:28 it is written, “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?” (NIV1984)

This seems like such an obvious instruction, but how often do we leap into something without really...

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Noise

2 Kings 11:13 says “When Athaliah heard the noise made by the guards and the people, she went to the people at the temple of the Lord.”

We live in a world of information overload, of white noise, bombarded by a seemingly never-ending push of product endorsement, advertising, and...

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Boss

Colossians 3:23 says, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.”

We all report to someone: a manager, an owner, the shareholders, partners, a board, and that most insidious of masters, the bank. How do we act when they are not present or...

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Tune

 

1 Corinthians14:7 says, “Even in the case of lifeless things that make sounds, such as the pipe or harp, how will anyone know what tune is being played unless there is a distinction in the notes?”

For you to be successful, your product or service has to be distinctive. If not,...

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Confusion

Acts 19:32 says “The assembly was in confusion: Some were shouting one thing, some another. Most of the people did not even know why they were there.”

How cohesive is your team? If you asked them to articulate their main purpose or the company’s key goals, could they tell you...

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Excellence

 

In Colossians 3:23 it says, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.”

I love excellence. I appreciate seeing things done well, professionally, efficiently, and effectively. A well-conceived idea powerfully executed and...

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