The costs associated with funding programs can be a ministry’s greatest challenge. A “For-Profit” status may be the solution.
A non-profit status is still a safe way to organize a ministry. It is good to give and provide for ministry and leaders who serve. But, what if that isn’t the path for you? The IRS code gives us guidelines for operating a non-profit organization. But what if God has a different plan using His own code for your ministry operation without the 501(c)(3)? What if your business (or profession) is where your ministry will happen?
Wherever people convene, there will likely be some sort of gossip and the office is no exception.
There are work assignments that feel like a nagging fly, buzzing around the office, loitering at your desk and making itself at home. In spite of the discomfort of handling those nagging tasks, there is another bug that’s even worse – Office Gossip!
Dealing with office gossip can be a major distraction that hinders productivity and cohesion for any group.
Most people spend at least 8 hours at work. Co-workers eat lunch together, celebrate holidays in the office, travel together, and often communicate after work hours. it’s understandable how the relationships at work can become personal, and sometimes, intimate. As beneficial as work relationships can be, the business relationship is different and requires boundaries and precautions.
The secrets employees keep can be one of the most costly hidden expenses a business owner encounters.
The problem happens when an employee, who has inside information about the business, decides to keep that information a secret. While there are many reasons why this happens, there is one avoidable reason for the secrecy – the employee knows that it is not in the best interest of her career to tell the truth. Continue reading
Do you have a friend who needs to get her personal power back?
It’s hard to watch a friend going through a tough time. It’s even harder when the tough time begins to challenge the friend’s self-esteem and personal power. You can help her power up by encouraging her to focus on a few truths and get busy with some strategic actions. Personal power can be maintained through any situation that life throws at you when you practice a few baseline beliefs and actions. Continue reading