in Christian business
is wise to have a goal in mind. Proverbs 13:16, TLB.
wise counsel when setting goals. Proverbs 15:22,
first principle of problem solving is get the facts. Proverbs
second principle of solving problems is be open to new ideas.
Proverbs 18:15, TLB.
Plan carefully, not in haste. Proverbs 21:5, NIV. "The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty."
Goals should include submission to God. James 4:15-16, TLB. "What you ought to say is, "If the Lord wants us to, we shall live and do this or that - Otherwise you will be bragging about your own plans, and such self-confidence never pleases God."
The third principle of problem solving is hear both sides of the story. Proverbs 18:17, TLB. "Any story sounds true until someone tells the other side and sets the record straight."
does God want us to respond to problems?
time solving your problems? James 1:5, TLB.
in God rather than self for guidance.
the key to success in Christian Business?
2) Weigh up what people say. People will often try to put you off saying something "can't be done" when it can. This is human nature. Consider what the Bible says and the effect what you say has on others. Naysayers never built great enterprises.
3) Don't be threatened by people smarter than you but don't attempt to do everything yourself if possible - share responsibility.
other sayings, quotes and business tips!
"taking care of people should be your first priority"
it captures your imagination it will capture others"
"vision is what they call when you see what others cant"
phrase used by one of the most organised and successful companies I
ever worked for . . . "
is the residue of design"
"whenever you see a successful business someone made a courageous descision"
"unfortunately we are judged on what we have done not what we are capable of doing"
sells better than business plans"
you can reinvent a commodity"
you see an opportunity of a lifetime move quickly"
"those who dream by night awake to find it all was vanity. Those dreamers of the day are dangerous men as they may act their dreams with open eyes and make it possible"
"whatever you can do, or dream you can, . . .begin it. boldness has genius in it."
mission dstatements have teeth"
hundred story building first needs a strong foundation"
"The builders of visionary companies concentrate building a ticking clock rather than hitting a market just right with a visionary product idea"
need investors with strong stomachs"
best executive picks good men and restrains from meddling with their
"without romance and vision a company has no soul., It can't succeed on ideas alone"
Christian Business Help @ christian advice.net 2003