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BEGIN WITH THE LOW HANGING FRUIT

When picking fruits, the first fruit that one should take is not the best-looking one that is way above the rest but the one that will require the least effort and can be reached without a ladder or a pole. It may not be the best looking one, but that fruit will certainly start filling…

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Power of Prayer in Business

By: Estela de Jesus   Does it ever feel like God doesn’t hear you? I prayed and laid hands on this brochure 14 years ago! Let me tell you a story… In 2005, having difficulty getting clients, Boni and I decided to offer his financial consultancy services through Direct Mail.  I prepared a 3-fold colored…

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BUSINESS MUST MAKE MONEY

As a financial consultant, I have encountered people who say that they want to go into business, but don’t want to make too much money. This may sound absurd but true. Some people feel guilty when they make too much money. This attitude can elicit praise from people who are looking for altruism which is…

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THE ONE BILLION PESO QUESTION

Instead of wealth which we desire, we were all given the ability to create it. That is how much God trusted us that we will use that ability to serve His purpose. Our choice is not between ability and wealth. One is given while the other is produced by us. One is a tool while…

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OUR JOURNEY

We can learn a lot from the 3 stages of the Israelite’s journey, God’s chosen people in the Old Testament. It may reveal God’s will for us who follow Jesus and are in the workplace. First, they came to Egypt to be saved from famine but eventually became slaves for 300 years. As slaves, they worked…

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WHERE DO WE FIND THE BALANCE IN OUR WORK?

We are tempted to work too hard to succeed and over stress ourselves. Being stressed Is not good for our health. We are also tempted to take it easy which is also not good. Where do we find the balance? I believe the balance cannot be found in the middle of working too little or…

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WHY WORK?

God gave us the ability to create wealth (Deuteronomy 8:18), a valuable gift that accompanies our identity in God. Each one of us has an ability that His other creation don’t have and each person is unique in that ability. After Adam was created, God gave him a garden to work on and commanded him…

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Who are you hanging around with?

There is a story about an eagle. While still an infant in its nest and being nursed by  its mom, the mom died and the baby eagle was orphaned.  One day, the nest fell from the rocks where it was nestled and the baby eagle was on the ground, struggling for survival when a flock…

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ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING AND A.I.

I started understanding what entrepreneurship is after I failed in my first attempt. I was employed and after six companies in 10 years, I left employment and tried consultancy. Nine months after, I was bankrupt, sold my car and went back to employment. After 3 more years of being employed, my consultancy business started picking…

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