Creating a Team and Culture

Christian Business Myth: Christian Values Do Not Make for a Successful Business

By Sue Miley / January 28, 2010 / 0 Comments

Many Christian businessmen and women say, “I won’t be able to compete in the market place as secular businesses do not have the same constraints.”  I hear this view from clients.  I read about it on the internet.  I have seen it espoused in surveys. How Christian Values Make our Businesses More Competitive Do you […]

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How To Add Value to Your Clients and Customers

By Sue Miley / December 30, 2009 / 0 Comments

I spend a considerable amount of my business time studying other people in business and their businesses.  Especially with the explosion of Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook, many people have their business model and practices exposed to us all.  I learned a lot in 2009 about how to add value.  Unfortunately, much of it was by […]

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Living Your Faith Out Loud (even at work!)

By Sue Miley / December 2, 2009 / 0 Comments

Is Jesus mentioned in your business?  Do you discuss your values and where they come from with or in front of employees or coworkers?  I know that when we are at work we are busy and hopefully productive, so you may not sit around chatting about anything.  But I want to make a case for living […]

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5 Reasons to Spend Individual Time With Your Employees

By Sue Miley / October 5, 2009 / 6 Comments

I have several consulting clients, Christian Business Owners, who wonder how they can find time to eat lunch today, much less read all of their emails, and take care of their to do list.  The reason we hire employees is to give us more time.  We are hoping that we can turn them loose and […]

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There Are Two Kinds…Which Are You?

By Sue Miley / September 28, 2009 / 3 Comments

I wanted to share this poem I read by Ella Wheeler Wilcox in a John Maxwell book: Which Are You? There are two kinds of people on earth today; Just two kinds of people, no more I say, Not the sinner and saint, for it’s well understood, That the good are half-bad and the bad […]

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Disengagement: The Main Reason to Motivate Your Employees

By Sue Miley / September 22, 2009 / 1 Comment

When you view your Facebook news feed how often do you see status’ from people wishing they weren’t at work or complaining about their job.  For that matter, how many status updates are occurring during work hours when the person should be engaged in their job.  When you have a staff meeting how much energy […]

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Faith and Business Values: A Perfect Match

By Sue Miley / August 26, 2009 / 1 Comment

Since becoming a Christian I can definitely confess to being a changed person. So much so that it is to God’s Glory that he can do such a transformation. One area that has taken a little bit of  transitioning has been integrating my faith into my leadership and business. It seemed like whenever I was […]

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Why Small Business has Opportunity Now!

By Sue Miley / August 11, 2009 / 1 Comment

I have probably had a hundred conversations with small business owners about the economy over the last two months. It is amazing how we become conditioned to think and feel as the majority does. Small business owners as a group are very concerned about the economy. I have begun to ask very specific questions when I hear their […]

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