I use to be a business fence straddler, having one foot trying to please the world and at the same time the other foot trying to please the Lord.
Needless to day, it did not work.
Here is my story and how to tell if you are a fence straddler.
[Here is another short excerpt from my forthcoming book, Our Unfair Advantage: How to Unleash the Power of the Holy Spirit in Your Business. Please leave your thoughts below.]
Learning how to unleash our unfair advantage begins with prayer…but it is more than prayer. It’s about being aware!
The Holy Spirit is constantly at work in and around you in both subtle and blatant ways. It’s simply a matter of tuning into His channel and being far more aware of His work. Pastor Keith Moore of Faith Live Church loves to say, “If the Spirit is speaking to you on FM and you are dialed into AM, you will not pick Him up regardless of how powerful your radio or speakers may be.”
It is critical that you fine-tune your spiritual receiver to pick up the signals of the Spirit.
Here are two primary levels of spiritual awareness as you prepare to unleash your competitive advantage in your business.
[While I am leading a 3-day executive off-site retreat, this is a guest post from fellow businessman and Christian business blogger, Chris Patton. I encourage your sing up for his posts at Christian Faith at Work.]
Every once in a while, I like to mix things up a little. Today’s post is one of those times. Rather than writing a post that tells you my thoughts and gives you my opinions, I am going to ask you a series of tough questions and let you come to your own conclusions. My hope and prayer is that these questions will lead you to action.
As 2%ers, we are compelled to maximize our impact at work. We seek to live our faith-based beliefs in ways to glorify God and impact His kingdom for eternity.
This week as I revise The Impacter for a second-edition paperback release this fall, it is exciting to be reminded of the many eternal leadership impact principles in the book.
Here are 7 eternal business principles 2%ers embrace.
[This is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Our Unfair Advantage: How to Unleash the Power of the Holy Spirit in our Business.]
If you follow my blog, you know that I am in the middle of writing a new book about how to tap into 2%ers undeniable unfair advantage (at least seen as unfair by our non-2%er competitors).
Although I list many more things the Holy Spirit knows about our business in the book, I thought you’d enjoy reading about two of the biggest.
Here are two really BIG things the Holy Spirit knows about your business.
Too many of us (2%ers) are convinced that our enemies at work are our competitors, suppliers, or banks. Some of us think our main enemies are the media, politicians, or even our employees.
None of these come close to our real enemy.
Our real enemy is NOT our competitors or the marketplace or regulations.
Our real enemy is…