Self-Awareness

A Gospel Pearl: Trouble

When you’re in trouble, the Lord will reach into the mess and pull you out. However, you must be strong enough not to let people drag you back into it. Once God unleashes you, don’t let anyone trap you into some ridiculous fight! The Lord is your defense. You do not have to defend yourself.
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Temporary Crowns

It is a fatal mistake to assume that God’s goal for your life is just “material prosperity” or “popular successes.”  The abundant life (successful, full life), has nothing to do with just striving for material abundance, and then disregarding and neglecting the more important matters, like justice, mercy and faithfulness…faithfulness to God and His life design.
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Falling Short @Work

Sometimes work is thwarted by our weakness. We simply fall short of the mark. If we recognize that our work is hobbled by disobedience, resentment, laxity, fear, selfishness, and other ailments, we can find comfort in knowing that the mission will ultimately be accomplished and that you are not alone! We may have spoken harshly
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Broken Idol

It’s easy to blame ourselves, or those around us for failures. However, we should not fool ourselves into thinking that failure is always a result of our shortcomings, nor should we believe that success is exclusively due to our merits. Success or failure may be due to just plain ole chance, scripted or unscripted. This
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I DON'T BEAT AIR!

Your life, and every endeavor…is equal to a “race of life!” You must run your own race , having your own story and telling it, in your own voice. You must have a distinct vision for your own life, always looking towards your goals, while being constantly aware of what’s around you, not focusing too
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Red Sea Moments

Hoofbeats pounded thunderously in the distance, and chariot wheels squealed as they closed in on the Israelites at the edge of the Red Sea. Panic gripped the masses surrounding Moses when they saw their former captors drawing near. Pandemonium ensued as the Egyptian army grew closer and Israel’s hope of freedom seemed to blow away
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To Increase and To Profit

Don’t ever confuse “activity” with “results.” God created you to get an increase and to profit! So what does it mean? I’ve worked with so many entrepreneurs over the years – hundreds directly and many thousands indirectly and have had a chance to see what works and what doesn’t. Many people are under the mistaken
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Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs

Being a woman business owner offers particular challenges that are not faced by male entrepreneurs. Women entrepreneurs traditionally face systematic discrimination when looking for venture capital, traditional lending, searching for mentors, and even being taken seriously by other entrepreneurs at networking events. These challenges are further complicated for women who are multiply marginalized – disabled
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Leadership as an impediment

  At the heart of every leaders’ master role…is ethical leadership. Traditional leadership generally involves the exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid.” By comparison, the ethical-leader shares power, puts the needs of others first, and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible.  The highest priority of an ethical leader
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Combating "unconscious biases" @ Work

Your background, personal experiences, societal stereotypes and cultural context can have an impact on your decisions and actions without you realizing. Unconscious bias happens by our brains making incredibly quick judgments and assessments of people and situations without us realizing it. Unconscious biases are created and reinforced by our environments and experiences. Our mind is constantly processing information,
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Mental Models and Necessary Shifts

Spiritual Mental Models: Better Thinking. Better Habits. Better Action.   In life, if your mental model (world-view), doesn’t change, your outcome will stay the same. A mental model is an explanation of an individuals’ thought process, about how something works in the real world. It is a representation of the surrounding world, the relationships between its various parts, and
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Adjust Your Expectation

Some of you have allowed people to “adjust your expectations” in life, and you have adapted to, and settled for….absolutely nothing; having nothing, being nothing, doing nothing, expecting nothing! Adjust your own Expectation! Dream again! Put some effort into designing the life you want! It is never too late, but “you” have to do it
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Boss Leadership that Work

The way you view yourself doesn’t usually line up 100% with what others think of you. The difference is especially important at work, where a gap between what you’re aiming to project and your colleagues’ perception could be the explanation for why you’re not getting ahead. If you want to be seen as a leader,
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Retiree Entrepreneurs

Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer side, seniors can offer a deep reserve of perspective, emotional intelligence, skills and contacts — all things that
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