Monthly Archives: April 1995

God’s Business Credo (Part Two)

Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while […]

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Golden Accessories

Speaking of accessories. Boy, did I get a lesson in accessories when my wife and I built a new house. I thought we were done once we had a building, some furniture, carpet mixed with hard wood, and a little light to live buy. But I was wrong. “One day […]

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Give up the ledger . Quit keeping a record of rights and wrongs! Shut down the accounting department. Erase any debts you feel others owe you because of their mistreatment. Shift to a new basis for your treatment of others. Treat them well regardless of how they treat you. Give […]

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The End of One-Trick Ponies

There was a time in American history when entrepreneurs put together small traveling shows featuring trained animals—dancing bears, dogs that could walk on a ball, horses that could stand on an upside-down bucket. Such tricks played well with audiences, the first time they saw them. The smart circus ringmaster recognized […]

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Few companies can execute more than one strategy at a time no matter what they put on paper. Organizations are complex, and the bigger they are, the more complex they are, doing many different things all at once—right? My answer is that this is true only in one sense. If […]

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