Jim Miley

What is Truth? Facts, Opinions and Running a Successful Business

By Jim Miley / May 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Many recognize one of my favorite Bible verses from a line in Mel Gibson’s movie production,The Passion of the Christ, when Pontius Pilate asks “What is Truth?”  John 18:38 Pontius Pilate is questioning Jesus of Nazareth when Jesus says he has come to testify to the truth…to which Pilate replies, “What is truth?” Instead of […]

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Sales Strategies for a Covid19 Quarantine

By Jim Miley / April 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Sales Strategies for a Covid19 Quarantine

Do you have a sales strategy for the extreme business climate of Covid19 Quarantine?   Many business owners have had a hard time getting their head around how to adapt to our rapidly changing situation.  Social distancing, employee health and safety, working from home, stock market swings, cash flow concern, oil prices, un-employment, payroll… this crisis […]

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The Prescription for Treating Unhappy Customers

By Jim Miley / March 11, 2020 / Comments Off on The Prescription for Treating Unhappy Customers

Receiving accolades from your customers is a great feeling; a rush of positive affirmation that you’re doing a good job and your future is filled with loyal patrons who help you exceed all your business goals.  Imagine for a moment how good you would feel if all your customers had only positive feedback, perfect satisfaction […]

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How To Grow Better Instead of Bitter In Your Business

By Jim Miley / January 20, 2020 / Comments Off on How To Grow Better Instead of Bitter In Your Business

Do you have areas of your business which make you feel bitter?  Situations or people that really expose your nerves and leave you feeling agitated that you have to deal with them?  If you find yourself feeling bitter or agitated with any regularity, it is negatively affecting your business and job performance.   Also know […]

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Santa, Scrooge and Well-Designed Compensation Plans

By Jim Miley / November 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Santa, Scrooge and Well-Designed Compensation Plans

Ranking employees as the most important and valuable asset is nearly universal in the business community; therefore, it stands to reason that business leaders also place employee engagement high on their list of priorities.  We want our employees to perform well and we want them at the least satisfied with their employer.   While compensation is […]

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One Key To Improving All Business Communications

By Jim Miley / October 9, 2019 / Comments Off on One Key To Improving All Business Communications

Assuming our common objective is a positive and engaged work place with clear direction, eliminating vague or otherwise confusing communication should be a priority for business leaders.   There is one key to improving your business communication; say what you mean.   Obvious advice?  Everyone knows to speak clearly?  I already say what I mean?   I regularly […]

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Manage Each According To Their Gifts

By Jim Miley / August 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Manage Each According To Their Gifts

But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose.  If all were a single member, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, yet one body. 1 Cor 12: 18-19 Your Employees Are Unique We all seem to agree that people are […]

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Making the Best of Difficult Situations and Hard Conversations: Biblical Wisdom

By Jim Miley / June 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Making the Best of Difficult Situations and Hard Conversations: Biblical Wisdom

Four hours is common, eight fairly often or maybe an occasional forty-eight hours if you’re really livin’ right and lucky.  That is the typical break-time between difficult situations and hard conversations when you manage a business.  I’ve found it interesting that what qualifies as a difficult situation or hard conversation is very dynamic; meaning that […]

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