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via Bill Peel
May 12th, 2019

The Call of the Entrepreneur

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without entrepreneurs—without their creativity, tenacity and courage to make the world a better place? Because men and women have taken the risk to start something new, we enjoy products and services that truly contribute to human...

via Bill Peel
December 11th, 2015

How Don Jordan Serves Christ and World-Famous Pimento Cheese

Don Jordan is a successful entrepreneur and restaurant franchisee I wish every Christian could know. Here are highlights from his inspiring business career and a short video about how he continues to challenge over 40 business leaders he has mentored over the years. 

via Bill Peel
October 2nd, 2015

Growing a Business that Glorifies God

"What are you going to say when God asks you to give account to Him about what you did with your business?" This question posed by a business mentor to a friend of mine was a serious wake-up call to him and his partner. As a committed Christian he knew that he would give account...

via Bill Peel
May 9th, 2014

Eight Steps to Turn a Dorm-Room Startup into a Real-World Success

  As the father of three sons who all started businesses while in college, I was intrigued by an Inc. article that offered advice to collegians who had the entrepreneurial bug. The leap from college student to business person is a serious leap, but Wall Street has no corner on...

October 15th, 2013

The Heart of Business: Solomon's Wisdom for Success in Any Economy

Become an excellent employer while running an effective business. The Heart of Business by Raymond H. Harris, focuses on the business wisdom found in Proverbs that is vital to personal and professional success. Written specifically to young executives, this study is divided into four easy-...

via Atlantic
April 6th, 2013

Trader Joe's Lesson: How to Pay a Living Wage and Still Make Money in Retail

Unlike many retail giants, QuikTrip, Trader Joe's, and Costco see their employees as an asset to be maximized, not an expense to be minimized. According to a recent article in The Atlantic by Sophie Quinton, "As a result, their stores boast better operational efficiency and customer service...

March 2nd, 2013

How Do We Set Just Prices?

Are there Biblical principles for setting market prices? Dr. Anne Bradley explains the economics of price-setting and Biblical guidelines to consider.

January 29th, 2013

10 Pitfalls To Running A Christian Business

What does it look like to run a business to the glory of God? Chris Patton explains in Christian Faith at Work blog how the benefits outweigh the pitfalls. What would you add to his list of pitfalls? What about benefits?

November 15th, 2012

Business Declares the Glory of God

"Walter Crutchfield had his first conversion moment at age 18, when he accepted Christ as Lord. That year, the self-professed "serial entrepreneur" started his own auto production company, but sold it a year later to attend Bible college. "When I came to Christ, I still had the joy of...

October 13th, 2011

U.S. Students' Entrepreneurial Energy Waiting to Be Tapped

A Gallup Student Poll found that many students have entrepreneurial ambitions that could drive future job creation. Yet many students are not getting the education and work experience they need to achieve their goals.