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Monthly Archives: February 1998

Fading with Influence

For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty is destroyed. In the same way, the rich man will fade away even while he goes about his business. JAMES 1:11 A young plant bursts through the soil in early spring. As the […]

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Taking Action

Have you ever needed guidance and direction because of these situations? ● We find ourselves lost! ● We get confused and overwhelmed! ● We get stuck in the ditch. ● We forget our original plan, path and get distracted. ● We need to know what is true, right, and good! […]

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A Life of Impact

Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in his ways. You will eat the fruit of your labor. PSALM 128:1-2 Everyone wants to know how to share his or her faith at work. What do they say? How do they say it? When is it appropriate? The questions […]

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Just Say Yes

Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back later; I’ll give it tomorrow”— when you now have it with you. PROVERBS 3:27-28 Most of us aren’t as cold-hearted as Charles Dickens’s Ebenezer Scrooge, […]

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Making Evaluation

The Power of One is the booster vitamin for relationships, the sweet spot for personal ambition, and the strike zone for individual achievement. For the last three years I have had the chance to take my son to a place called Lost Valley Ranch. It is a five-star Dude Ranch […]

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Four-Wheel Drive

In the early days of Internet car sales, I was interested in a car listed online for sale in Dallas. It so happened that I was going to have a layover in Dallas–Fort Worth on my way to another destination. I arranged for the owner of the car to bring […]

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Physically Prepared (Part Two)

She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. PROVERBS 31:17 Phew, you might be thinking. That lecture wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be. I felt a little guilty, but now I can move on to something else. Think again. The […]

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14. My Boss’s Keeper

During a routine company meeting, one of your co-workers announces that the boss has purposefully put off raises and bonuses for the vast majority of employees. The forty employees in the room (many of which you rarely see and hardly know) quickly begin to verbally bash the boss. Later that […]

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