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Is Money Evil? Dec 10, 2020

It is startling to me as I have spent the last couple of years as an entrepreneur how our culture, the world, seems to demonize money and business. I will leave the question of whether business is evil for another day.

The Bible teaches that the desire for money is evil, literally the love of...

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Our Habits and Routines Dec 02, 2020

This year many of our routines have been broken or changed but it should show us the importance of our routines.

Over the last four or five years, I did a large amount of my morning routine while having breakfast at McDonalds. I know it is not the healthiest option, but it worked for me. In fact,...

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Mistakes and How You Respond Nov 25, 2020

We all make mistakes, everyone knows that. Some of us even make stupid mistakes. 

It is interesting to me that if we ALL make mistakes and we all expect to make mistakes, then why do we get so upset with ourselves when we make mistakes?

On my recent trip to New England, we chose a luxury...

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Business is More than Survival Nov 18, 2020

My wife and I recently travelled to New England and spent some time enjoying the early history of our country and my own families ties to that history. 

I have connections to the earliest settlers in Jamestown, to a family on the Mayflower and to many of the patriots who chose to fight for...

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How Can a Business Coach Help Me? Nov 11, 2020

Let me admit my bias, as a coach, and coaching client, YES! 

I think there are a lot of misconceptions about coaching.

1. The coach should be an expert in my industry.

There are industry specific coaches and they can have value, but they also have limitations. They have a system or...

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Entrepreneurship is Like Rocket Repair Nov 04, 2020

I have always been fascinated with rockets and space and, of course, grew up dreaming to be an astronaut. It is easy for me to apply a rocket metaphor, but this truly is applicable, so I hope you will stick with me.

I have on my wall the mission map for the Apollo 11 moon landing. So many great...

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Persistence - Repetition is the Mother of Excellence Oct 28, 2020

I think of Dory in Finding Nemo and her reminding herself, "just keep swimming, just keep swimming." Dory of course had short term memory issues and felt like she needed to remind herself to keep swimming.

Of course a fish doesn't need to be reminded to just keep swimming, swimming is a part of...

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The Value of Generosity Oct 22, 2020

Abundance and prosperity come as a part of understanding flow. Flow is not only a mindset, it is a heart that knows it has something to share with the world and it gives more than it gets to have that impact. Giving in money and service are ways to keep the flow and to serve the world. Giving is...

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The Value of Gratitude Oct 14, 2020

The highest vibrations are love and gratitude. We seek to grow our community around love and gratitude. We are grateful not just for what we have received but for what is yet to come.

Gratefulness is an attitude toward the world and toward our conditions and circumstances that seeks to find the...

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The Value of Relationships Oct 07, 2020

Humans were made for purpose, they were also built for relationships. These relationships are how we grow and serve, from our family, to our work community, to the impact we have in the world. We can grow and have a larger impact when we connect with the world around us.

We value relationships.

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The Value of Integrity Sep 30, 2020

Integrity is doing the right thing. Some might add even when no one is looking.

It seems that integrity is just a basic business building skill, do the right thing and yet you look at many company mission statements they add the word integrity. 

The challenge is that our mind rationalizes...

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The Value of Fun Sep 23, 2020

Business is serious, but there is room for fun and joy and we hope that we can always keep growing fun and not take ourselves too seriously. Isn't the goal or a part of the dream to enjoy time with family,  how can we enjoy business if we don't enjoy life?

All of us enjoy having a good time,...

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