August 29, 2014
As a teenager in church, I remember hearing the Deacon call, "Prayer Time" as we sat in the basement socializing before service.
We knew it was time to wrap-up our conversations and get upstairs to seek God. As a adult in the marketplace, I've learned that prayer time occurs throughout the day. I have to seek God in everything that I do, because God's timing is crucial to being successful.
Today, I am discussing the "Praying Mindset," based on the scriptures in Ephesian 6:18 and Psams 141:2. As Christians in the marketplace prayer is a communication tool that must be used all day every day. As entrepreneurs and professionals, God can use us to impact our environments and help other.
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August 22, 2014
Servant-Leaders as described in Matthew 23:11 by Jesus seek to serve others without a hidden agenda. The book, "Good to Great," describes a servant leader as a Level 5 Executive, one that is humble and driven.
Today, I discuss the attributes of a servant leader with Pastor Alliene Johnson of Heart of Jesus Ministries in Garden City, Michigan. Pastor Alliene Johnson and her husband, Apostle Hemp Johnson are compassionate and humble leaders that seek to build up the faith of fellow Christians. Visit their website at www.hofjesusministries.com
Join us as we discuss the examples of leadership within the Bible as well as in the marketplace.
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August 18, 2014
Leadership is crucial to the vitality of any business or organization. Jesus Christ mandated that great leaders become as the servant to thier subordinates. Matthew 23:11-12 stresses the need for humility in leaders.
Likewise, companies that have gone from subpar to outstanding had CEOs that were classified as Level 5 Executives. Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't," defines such leadership as Humility + Will.
Listen in as I discuss the characteristics of great leaders and their need for humility versus bravado.
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August 15, 2014
Many of us are familiar with the phrase, "We are more than conquerors," which is based on Romans 8:37. We repeat the scripture in times of travail, but what are the traits of a conqueror. Today I focus on winning ways, and what Christians in the marketplace must do to truely be conquerors. I look at I John 5:4 and again at Romans 8:37.
Yes we can believe that we are more than conquerors, but we know our faith alone is not enough. We must take the proper steps to get us to that point.
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August 11, 2014
Hello Shine and Grinders. Today I continue my discussion on finding your flow. In Part 2, I talk specifically about overcoming obstacles while flowing in the Spirit. As Christians in the marketplace we will encounter road blocks and hinderences that could derail our projects. However, we have the tools to overcome anything that stands in our way to acheive the God-given vision for our lives.
Listen in as I share my experiences and the expound on the scripture in Mark 11:23 (KJV) that tells us to speak to our obstacles.
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August 8, 2014
This week I continue talking about process. Getting through our creative and life processes can be challenging. However, as Christians in the marketplace, we have a tool to help us achieve our goals and objectives through out the day.
Galatians 5:25 simply tells us to walk in the Spirit. We can achieve more and hit our targets if we learn how to follow the voice of God by flowing in the Holy Spirit. Finding your flow in the Spirit will not only increase your productivity, but will also produce the benefits of peace, joy and goodness to name a few.
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August 4, 2014
As entrepreneurs and professionals we must follow a process for product or service creation. Building, testing and learning are a part of the creative process. Likewise, as Christians we have a simular experience. We build a strong foundation in the Word of God, our faith is tested by trails and we learn more about ourselves and God.
James 1:3-4 (NIV) are the scriptures that I am speaking from this week. Perseverance is a key characteristic that will help us to reach our full potential and ultimately profit from our experience. Profiting is more than financial gain, but it ensures that we have a solid foundation to overcome anything. In essense, we become more than conquerers and built to dominate our space.
August 1, 2014
Dr. Deana Murphy, Life Design Expert
Dr. Murphy, or Dr. D, known to some, teaches women to tap into their inner power to live the life God designed for them to live. Listen to my interview as we discuss "The Imposter Disorder" that plauges many high-achieving women. She states, "I teach and write about women and inner power and the way the two intersect and thrive together."
As creator of Global Women LifeDesign Institute, Dr. Murphy assists women who want to take their restlessness, mental battles and imposter challenges and create strategies to tap into their inner power that creates a brilliant lifestyle story that reflects their truest self, authentic values, deepest desires and genuine integrity.
To find out more about her programs and upcoming events go to www.deanamurphyglobal.com. You also contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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