Tag: value

A Life of Excellence, part 7

Good business leaders all over the world have worked tirelessly to create excellence in business. They have created systems with which to serve their clients’ needs and have been richly rewarded for their efforts in the process. Many of these ideas have been franchised, creating opportunities for other […]

Perfection Can Wait

Here are two important things to remember about perfection. One is that it costs something to gain it. Another is that waiting until the perfect plan is achieved before ever starting has kept many from accomplishing their goals. Trust when I say that I am a details guy! […]

Worth

What determines the worth of a person? For the wage earner, is it the amount of earned income? For the salesperson, is it the bottom line? For the politician, is it the bills or laws they help pass? In a capitalistic society, we decide the financial worth of […]

The Power of No, part 5

The power to say no isn’t just needed to overcome physical cravings or wrongful desires. It is also a powerful tool when dealing with people. Disclaimer: All that follows may seem harsh. It’s a sad part of life that these things even need to be said. I am […]

Something Meaningful

Anything meaningful we get takes great effort and considerable time. All that effort put into it is part of what makes it so special to us. Before you set out for a major purchase, think hard about the cost. The more meaningful it is, the higher the cost. […]

Faithful in Little

When the amounts are small, people are tempted to be ungrateful. Don’t despise what you have, no matter how insignificant it may seem. Be content with it, not in the sense that it’s all you will ever have, but just that it is what you have right now. […]

“Now” People

This world needs more “now people”. When an authority figure asks you to do something, when does it get done? Right away? Or do you dread doing the task and delay starting as long as possible? Why wait? Do it now! (Let every mother say amen!) Be a […]