Purpose in the Pain

Today in my Bible reading time I ran once again across Jeremiah 29. There’s a verse in this chapter that is quoted time and time again as a promise to those in pain: “For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord. Plans for welfare and...

Letting go of what’s good to accept what’s best

Yesterday I sat down to a meeting with one our larger clients to talk about planning for the future. We talked for a while about some upcoming issues that we’ve been working on for awhile and needed to get on the calendar. I’ve recently been able to do...

More Precious Than Life

I am continuing to read John Piper‘s book, Don’t Waste Your Life. Today I read a chapter entitled “Living to Prove He is More Precious than Life.” It just so happens that I’m also embarking on a portion of my “being coached”...

Where I want to get to with my business

I spent the last 90 minutes out on my deck… first doing some reading, and then doing some pacing, talking out loud, and the occasional pullup as I talked through some real stuff. And I realized some things: 5 years from now, I don’t want to be doing what...

What Do You Do? (Part 1?)

One of the projects for my Sales Action Plan is to identify my business’ niche. What we are specifically here to do, and who we are specifically here to serve. I’m tired of answering the question, “What do you do” with the generic answer of...