Monthly Archives: June 2013

Party vs. Ponder

D.A. Carson once said, “There is a certain kind of maturity that can be attained only through the discipline of suffering.” Tony Robbins said it a bit differently with his famous quote, “When people succeed, they tend to party, but when people fail, they tend to ponder.” Handling failure can be a major obstacle for

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The Iron Law of the Market

Marc Andreessen, the founder of Netscape and Ning has said, “Market matters most; neither a stellar team nor a fantastic product will redeem a bad market. Markets that don’t exist don’t care how smart you are.” These are very simple statements, yet they are full of richness and meaning for existing and future business owners.

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Mission and Values

Think of all the ways human beings define themselves: — Gender: male or female — Race: Caucasian, Asian, African, Latin, and so on — Nation of Citizenship: wherever one was born or became a naturalized citizen — The list goes on from there: region (“the South); state (Connecticut); city (Dallas); even specific neighborhoods When you

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The Benefits of Competition

.    “The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making 
his own business better all the time.”
— Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company and assembly line pioneer People often think of competition as a bad thing.  As a result they do one of two

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Loving Life

Have you ever been around someone who totally enjoys life? A person who sees each day as an opportunity to live life fully and enjoy the blessings of that day? Knowing a person like that is an inspiration because he or she understands that every moment of our lives is a gift. This is the

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