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Doing Our Best | God Intersections

Running Your Business with the Heart of God

Monday, February 28th, 2011

My last post discussed how consistently applying the Heart of God IN our business is the key to finding the blessings of God FOR our business.  As I continued pondering this subject, I had an interesting thought.

It is much easier to apply the Heart of God to our customers than to our suppliers and employees and even families. We naturally understand the importance of treating our customers with fairness, respect, kindness, honesty, generosity, supportiveness or however you define God’s heart.  Any experienced business owner will tell you how important it is to treat your customers “right”.

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Does our Pain keep us from Doing Our Best?

Monday, July 20th, 2009

I’ve been pondering the question of Doing Our Best. I’ve had several Intersections of late regarding this point and the universal thinking I’ve run into is that NO, most of us do NOT do our best.  We simply do what it takes to get by.   AND if they would simply Do Their Best everyone’s life around us would be improved. In essence I’m hearing the world say  that if those around us would only do their part then my life, my job, my economy and my world would be a better place to live.

My CBT (Current Best Thinking) is this is a big lie we choose to believe and by choosing it moves the blame for the condition of our world to “the other guy”.

WRONG! I believe 80% of us our doing the very best we can in almost every situation.

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Perfection, Excellence and Our Best

Friday, May 29th, 2009

How do you define Perfection versus Excellence versus Our Best AND what is our role in each of them?  What does God call us to?  Does it really matterr?

My Current Best Thinking is:

  1. Perfection is defined by God and represents His standard.  Perfection is a standard unattainable by humans.  It is a standard, however, meant to inspire us to greater things.
  2. Excellence is a standard defined by the world we live in.  It is dependent on the thinking of the “designated experts”.   It is the opinion of man and is therefore relative.  Be (more…)