Be a Whale: Leadership Lessons from the Book of Jonah

Have you ever read the story of Jonah and the whale? Until recently, that was all I knew about it… Jonah was swallowed by a whale. Because that was all I knew, I wanted to learn more, so I am deeply studying it. It’s a small book in the Bible, but it packs so many

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The Uncomplicated Business Plan

If you are a business owner, you have heard about how important it is to have a business plan in place. In an article by Patricia Schaefer, one of the reasons that so many small business fail within the first few years is due to lack of planning, But let’s be honest here: How many

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The one thing you need for your startup

Photo by SanguineSeas Depending on who you talk to, the first steps of getting your business going can be really overwhelming and confusing. Do you need to get your logo created? Don’t you need a really catchy name? By the way, what are you going to offer people and how? What about a business plan?

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They Say It Can’t be Done

Just because you want to start a business does not mean you have to get into a bunch of debt. And for those of you shaking your head in disbelief, I have three words for you: it is possible. Chances are you’re an entrepreneur because that’s who you are, not because of a one-and-only talent

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Living on a Mission

You’re not here by accident and you don’t have to live in chaos. Life WILL happen, bad days WILL be around, and decisions WILL need to be made. But you don’t have to live aimlessly. With a mission statement, you can avoid craziness in your life and in your organization. Craziness will still happen, but

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GO!

There’s an age-old question out there that we’ve all asked ourselves at one time or another but few will rarely answer confidently: What am I going to do with my life? That’s a pretty heavy question. I mean, anytime you look at the big picture it’s scary and seems impossible to achieve. I don’t know

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