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Your Reputation in Business

Are you full of good intentions but never making headway?  Henry Ford, said, “You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” Our careers are highly dependent on the reputations we build. They’re established by our priorities. For believers, priorities must be founded outside of what the world calls ‘success’. Christ warned that […]

Priorities in Business

A business can have eternal impact.   In every area of Christian service, we need to establish priorities. We can quickly become so involved with the “urgent” things of this world that we neglect the important things. Let’s take a business for example. Early on, the urgent thing is to make payroll. Later it becomes urgent […]

Taming the Tongue – Part 1

Ever been cussed out on the job? It’s happened to me twice. The first time, I was 16 and working in the sweltering heat of the Texas oilfields. The company vehicle I drove blew an engine and the shop foreman blamed it on me. He “cussed me up one side and down the other”. I […]

Love Your Neighbor

Do you love your neighbor?   Martin Luther once said, “A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life compels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.” Did you know that […]

Customer Service Counts

It’s Crazy Money Day! Customer service has always been important to me. An organization’s reputation is built upon it. In July, Ann and I flew to a conference in Colorado. Coming back was a nightmare. We got up early to drive two hours into Denver International. I received an email on the way that our fight […]

Love Your Neighbor

Do you love your neighbor? Martin Luther once said: “A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life compels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.” I enjoy studying history and […]

Mentoring Your Successor in Business

If you run a business, you understand the  sense of ownership that’s required to make it successful, but one day, you’ll have to put the reins into someone else’s hands. Today, our founder, the late Larry Burkett, offers insights on how to prepare for that day.    Now if credit card debt is keeping you […]

Crazy Money – Turo Car Rental

It’s Crazy Money Day!  Turo is a car rental company whose inventory belongs to personal car owners. It’s like an Airbnb for cars. Typically hosts earn $10,000 per vehicle annually after paying a commission for insurance that’s arranged through the company. Most car owners registered with the company offer a vehicle or two, but more […]

Avoid Over-Improving Investment Property

Interested in flipping houses? A nightmare that ‘flipping’ novices encounter is over-improving a property. You can avoid that by pulling up comparables of recent home sales in the area where you plan to sell. Appraisers do this to find the fair market value of homes. That will help you determine how much money you can […]

Business Stewardship

Have you noticed that the world is groaning? People are longing for solutions that make a real difference in their lives. In God’s sovereignty, He’s gifted and equipped certain people to carry out His solutions. You’re probably one of them! Maybe you’re a seasoned business leader or just starting out with a God-sized vision, determined […]

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