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November 26th, 2015

Why Appreciation Matters

What is the one thing that leaders can do for those who work for them that will contribute more to productivity than anything else we do? Take an attitude of thanksgiving back to work! Stop and say, “Thank you.” In an article in Harvard Business Review entitled “Why Appreciation Matters So...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

September 10th, 2015

Bobby Albert | A Values-Driven Culture Reaps Rewards

Bobby Albert spent 40+ years of his life, in business, around business, surviving business, and thriving in business at Albert Moving and Storage in Wichita Falls, Texas. Today he helps other businesses create values-based cultures where people are the focus and financial results are a...

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July 24th, 2015

You Can Talk About Christ at Work Without Being a Jerk

Patheos Faith and Work Channel hosted an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is ever appropriate. I debated a representative from the Patheos Progressive Christian Channel who believes evangelism in the workplace is never appropriate. Below is the opening post of the...

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July 24th, 2015

Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing Your Faith Ever Appropriate?

I was asked to engage in an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Channel on the Patheos.com. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the Progressive...

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

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May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia.  Previously he served as CEO of Bandwidth.com, a communications...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

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April 30th, 2015

The Social Responsibility of Business

What is a company’s corporate social responsibility? Businesses enhance the common good in a number of ways: providing good employment, producing needed goods and services, and creating wealth. “Their potential to do this is so great, in fact, that the prosperity of a modern society can be...

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April 12th, 2015

Move It Self-Storage Leader and Shepherd: An Interview with Tracy Taylor

Tracy Taylor is Founder and President of Move It Management, LLC and a 40-year veteran of the self-storage industry. He has owned and/or operated over 100 self-storage properties and is one of the industry's most respected and well-known leaders. Move It develops, acquires and manages...