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Compassion that Bleeds My Business Dry

Compassion that Bleeds My Business Dry

“It really hurts me when I see people who are suffering. I want to use my business to help them but the problem is that I also have to draw boundaries so that I don’t bleed my business and family dry in the process.” As I sat talking to my new friend, I started to ask...
How To Not Allow Pain To Steal Your Place of Belonging

How To Not Allow Pain To Steal Your Place of Belonging

Everybody in the world wants to belong to something — if you think about the heart behind people joining gangs it is often more about the desire to feel like they’re a part of something than wanting to be destructive. The core desire of every human being is to be...
Guaranteed to Succeed

Guaranteed to Succeed

It is not cool to burnout. Recently I was talking with a friend who was telling me he has been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue. He is a very successful business leader and his body is saying “enough!” At the same time, the very things that resulted in success are...
Collaboration vs. Coexistence

Collaboration vs. Coexistence

I was listening to a very wise friend of mine talk this week. He was asked why he made a certain business decision (that actually cost him a lot more, was far riskier, took a great deal of faith.) He said, “the difference is, that I was challenged to collaborate...
Courageous in Business

Courageous in Business

This blog is from Adam Bright, a personal friend and business advisor I have known for the last five years. We also had Adam speak at our last conference lead everyone through a series of practical activities that turned great ideas into life-changing behaviors. If...
Power In The Process

Power In The Process

It’s Wednesday and we don’t have money for Thursday. It’s the middle of the month and I’m not invoicing anything for the rest of the month. My wife has had pain in her lower abdomen for 4 months and the doctors don’t know what it is. One week in hospital, one surgery,...
Childlike Faith… in Business?

Childlike Faith… in Business?

Childlike Faith… in Business? My husband and I went to South Africa on vacation and while we were there we met our little grandson for the first time. It was so good being around a child again and I learned valuable lessons that deepened my understanding of what God...