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Essays placed under this submenu are written by professional marketing consultants, investment solicitors, economist and other diverse experts in entrepreneurship development, money management and business administration.Many people do not believe that the Bible has much to say about money and business management. However, there are over 2,300 verses in the Bible about money and possessions. In the New Testament alone, 16 out of Jesus’ 38 parables are about finances, and there are three times more verses in the Bible about money and possessions than love. The aim of this submenu is simply to encourage the Christian entrepreneur to handle money and business the way Jesus would do. The Word of God is an authority on the subject, and the number of verses about money represents its kingdom importance.

In the last discourse, it was stressed that another avenue where businessmen can build a network of people is by attending conferences, seminars, trade shows, trade fairs, exhibitions and workshops that are relevant to their type of business or target market. Some of us attend functions without gaining anything. Some people even have the habit …

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I read a book some years ago entitled, “The Soul of the Firm,” by William C. Pollard, the Chairman of the Service Master Company in the United States and he relates an experience that they had when they invited management guru, Peter Drucker to a new two-day meeting with the board of the company. Peter …

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Recently, I wanted to buy a brand of bread which had been my favourite for several years. Unfortunately, there was none at the usual spot where I bought it before. When I asked the vendor about my favourite bread, he informed me that the owner of the bakery was dead. The way he said it, …

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I want to write a few things on money/personal finance in 2018. We are in 2018. Yes, that 2018 that you dreamt of is finally here. From my experience of counselling and consulting, when people are setting goals for the year, 70% of what they write down has financial connotations. It is neither good nor …

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The experience I have had in the last one decade as a consultant in business strategy, as well as a strategic planning executive in a corporation, continues to trigger my interest to explore companies with exceptionally good performance and brand-name. My curiosity has always been to know how these businesses are being managed from a …

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Let me remind you, dear readers, that one of the most important duties as an entrepreneur is to create and keep customers. All businesses have customers. We must identify them and do whatever it takes to make them satisfied, within the context of the unique purpose of our own organisation. Please note that your customers …

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I wrote about “The Fallacy of the Narrative.” To everything in life, there is always a narrative. Being an entrepreneur has its narrative. With the advent of books like “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, it seems the only way to make it in life, was to be an entrepreneur. Hoping to find a paid job was …

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A group of young entrepreneurs invited me to speak at their business luncheon. I could recall that the session was very exciting and inspiring. For many of the young entrepreneurs, the discussion was an eye-opener as it provided them with another vehicle to make their dreams come true. Up till today, they have continued to …

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The greatest investment God can make in anybody’s life is via information because the quality of your life will never be higher than the quality of your thoughts. You cannot rise above the level of information that you have. Knowledge is vital to the achievement of any level of significance in life. I believe we …

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If you have read Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, I am sure you must have found it quite instructive and interesting. It is a story of two mice, Sniff and Scurry and two tiny sized people, Hem and Haw. All the four like to eat cheese, and there is a spot in a …

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