Turning the Top Down Approach Bottom Up | marketplace christianity

Turning the Top Down Approach Bottom Up

by Brad Harmon November 10, 2010

The top down approach to designing and operating your organization is the most prevalent approach employed in business today. While it is efficient it also causes a great deal of friction among those lower in the organization’s hierarchy. Perhaps it’s time to turn the top down approach bottom up?

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Are You Trying to Do It All Yourself? | marketplace christianity

Are You Trying to Do It All Yourself?

by Brad Harmon November 5, 2010

Have you ever told an employee that it would just be quicker to do something yourself than explain to the employee what they’d need to know for you to delegate the task? Did you know that even God delegated tasks out during Creation? What can we learn from His example?

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How to Grow a Hedge Around Your Business | marketplace christianity

How to Grow a Hedge Around Your Business

by Brad Harmon November 3, 2010

Does your small business have a spiritual hedge protecting it? Satan complained to God the Job was protected by such a hedge. How do you get started creating one to protect your business, and what type of ongoing investment is required to grow and maintain this protective barrier?

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Why Your Business Needs a Hedge Fund | marketplace christianity

Why Your Business Needs a Hedge Fund

by Brad Harmon September 28, 2010

A hedge is a protection from uncertain, but possible, danger. Businesses use them everyday to help maintain a normal operating climate when these calamities strike. Did you know the Bible talks about building hedges too? Find out why your business needs a “hedge fund.”

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What Does Equally Yoked Look Like? | marketplace christianity

What Does “Equally Yoked” Look Like?

by Brad Harmon September 27, 2010

In 2 Cor 6:14, Paul warns the Corinthians not to be “unequally yoked together with unbelievers.” That started me thinking, “What does it mean to be equally yoked together with believers?” What does such a partnership look like?

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Should I Break Up with My Unbeliever Partner? | marketplace christianity

Should I Break Up with My Unbeliever Partner?

by Brad Harmon September 16, 2010

You’ve probably heard Christians talking about not being yoked together with unbelievers, but what do you do if you already are? Do you stay together, or do you break the yoke and walk away? What does the Bible have to say on the matter?

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What Does the Bible Say About My Business? | marketplace christianity

What Does the Bible Say About My Business?

by Brad Harmon September 16, 2010

People come up with some interesting ideas on what the Bible says about [fill in the blank]. How do we know if a passage of Scripture really applies to our business, for example? Find out in this guest post I wrote for Christian Business Crossroads.

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Don't Go Into Business with Him | marketplace christianity

Don’t Go Into Business with Him

by Brad Harmon September 15, 2010

You hear Christians throw around the term “unequally yoked together” a lot. Some say it applies to marriage. Others say business. Still others say neither. What does it really mean to be yoked together with someone, and what was Paul really talking about?

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What Kind of Christian are You at Work?

What Kind of Christian are You at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 13, 2010

In our previous posts on the Rice University study on how elite executives negotiate their faith in the workplace, we identified four categories: Brazen, Circumspect, Pragmatic, & Heroic. Having trouble deciding which fits you best? Here’s a few points to consider.

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