Archive: October, 2014

23 Oct

Don’t count yourself out.

The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children. -Matthew 14:21 Jesus didn’t feed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish. He fed a crowd of people that numbered more than 5,000. You see  in those days, the women and children typically weren’t part of the headcount. Therefore, […]

22 Oct

Ctritics and catalysts.

In my experience there are two types of people: critics and catalysts. Critics deny the potential they see (or may not see) in your life, and seek to validate only themselves or their position. They throw spears at you because of their own insecurities. Catalysts see your potential, speak to it and reveal or create […]

19 Oct

The Axe and the lumberjack

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my Axe. ~Abraham Lincoln This simple statement is probably one of the most profound business principles I have ever read. Effective (sales, marketing, managing, leading) is like cutting down trees.  Highly effective professionals know the value of taking time to sharpen their tools. They build time for […]

18 Oct

Prayer determines your effectiveness.

The only way to really change the world is to fully immerse your will and your desires into the mind of Christ so that we become an extension of His ministry to mankind. You are the change the world needs, and the best place to start is prayer. Prayer determines your effectiveness. The most influential […]