You are selling what?

What makes a first time visitor to your business, become a regular client? On average, every business has many competitors; so what would make people prefer your business to your competition?

We find a lot of emphasis on price, the quality of products and better service delivery. All of them very good, but each of these have their limitations. You can only knock down your prices that much before your profit comes under pressure. Better quality products comes at a cost and better service is a one sided view regarding ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

Got the job?

After King David of Israel was well established as king, he intended to build a house (a temple) for God. But God sent the prophet Nathan to David to give him God’s perspective on the matter of building a house for God.

We read about it in 1 Chr 17:7-8. Now therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, thus says the Lord of hosts: “I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people Israel. And I have been with you... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

Spiritual Technology

“There are some spiritual technology involved here,” a preacher once said when explaining a certain part from the Bible.

We understand the term technology, but spiritual technology? We are acquainted with using computers, cellphones, tablets and whatever more in our daily life and work. We also know the frustration when a “seemingly insignificant mistake” gets the whole system to stop working. And often we need to call in an expert to find the “seemingly insignificant problem” before we can carry on.

We live in a knowledge-based economy. Sure, if you ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

Excellence

A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. (H. Jackson Brown Jr)

In his book Thriving on Chaos Tom Peters states that in today’s turbulent markets the only way to be successful is to not only stand out, but to stand “way” out.  Which brings me to the question of how it is possible to be “way” better than others in what we do?

Jim Collins in Good to Great says that we should do what we are really talented ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

A right to strike!?

We are flooded with news articles regarding labour unrest in almost every sector of the economy. According to news reports the workers have a right to strike action and trade union leaders call on us to respect their right to do so. But where does the money come from to pay for the luxury of such rights?

Many join in to support the plight of the workers and they make headlines in the news media. But the entrepreneurs and business owners who must fork out the money to keep ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

2 Sam 12:25 “So he called his name Jedidiah because of the Lord.”

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes