Tag Archives: Business

Pause and Reflect in Business

The poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote: “And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents like the Arabs, and silently steal away.” The picture that this quote paints is of … Continue reading

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Prayer and Faith – Siamese Twins

As the New Year has dawned upon us, we find the world at a very different juncture than it was just a few months ago. Leaders are scrambling to make sense of perplexing problems yet the most effective solution to … Continue reading

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Light v Darkness in Commerce

Only light can dispel darkness. But, we still live in a world where there is too much darkness, a lot of bad news. It is easy to see all of this darkness and to let fear in. Fear paralyzes and … Continue reading

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Be Courageous to Defend your Business

In 509 BC there was a battle for the Italian city of Rome. The Etruscan army were attacking the city and faced off against the defenders of Rome on the banks of the Tiber river. The story is told that … Continue reading

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What is Speaking into Your Business Life?

In a recent conversation with a colleague, he said “my life is determined by the places I go, the books I read and the people I meet. Each of these are impacting my life.” Jim Rohn said this another way: … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Talk

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” (Socrates)

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Speak Life in Business

As my wife and I were talking about a difficult situation at hand, she shared her opinion, and in an instant the answer became clear to me. Her words of truth illuminated the reality and clearly distinguished the truth from … Continue reading

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Walking with Giants in Business

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” These wise words by Jim Rohn have echoed back and forth in conference presentations and across the internet in recent years.

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Are You An Artisan?

The story is told of a medieval traveller who came across the following scene in 800 AD close to the river Avon in England. As he moved through the countryside, he found a man with a sledgehammer who seemed to … Continue reading

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Elasticity – The Art of being Resilient in Business

Our family business was established during the throes of World War 1. Through this time our business had to ride the tide of wars, financial crises, disease and boom times. One thing that all of this has taught us is the ability to … Continue reading

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