THINK TIME (Part 2) In our last post, we discussed the WHY of dedicated think time. In this installment, we’ll begin to look at practical ways to actually make this happen. The place to start (that is both practical and effective) is a weekly slot of time set aside for this purpose. Many of my…

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I don’t even have to ask the rhetorical question, “Do you get enough think time?” We both know the answer. No! None of us does and we are the poorer because of it. The discipline of time set aside to think, to muse, to ideate is a thing of the past. Instead, we fill our…

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Look, I get it. As if the pandemic wasn’t enough, business must (MUST!) constantly pivot and change if it is to remain viable and relevant to the market. This has always been true as when Shug’s rock weapon was replaced, rather violently, with Ruk’s spear. The bag phone gave way to the hand-held mobile which…

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Legacy Ventures Network Kingdom Capital FundLegacy Ventures Network Kingdom Investment Clubs Richard H. Weidner, General Partner  In the first chapter of the book of James there is an analogy that cuts to the core of so many of us. Verse 11 in the NIV reads, “For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the…

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Quite a number of years ago, management guru, Tom Peters, wrote a book entitled Thriving on Chaos. The thrust was how to navigate the whitewater of constant and ever-accelerating change in a way that brings innovation and greater success. It is a great read and still appropriate for today. I’d like to take a different tack and…

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As 2021 unfolds and things around the world begin to gradually open back up, let’s not fall prey to the “return to normal” wishes of the world. Instead, as BAM practitioners, let’s adopt an aggressive faith, a powerful hope, a deep commitment to “business as UN-usual!” I believe that this could very well be our…

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Hint: this cannot be overdone! In every period of time, human beings love celebration and recognition. In a time like this and in a remote workforce setting, it matters more than ever. What do you celebrate? Winning, of course. When we win a new account or successfully complete a big project, there should be a…

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Legacy Ventures Network Kingdom Capital FundLegacy Ventures Network Kingdom Investment Clubs Richard H. Weidner, General Partner Many of you who receive these white papers recognize, as I do, that our hourglass of life is running out of sand. I really enjoy Southern Gospel music and am pretty much a Gaither junkie. You can’t get through…

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Abraham Maslow, famous psychologist, made it very clear in the Hierarchy of Needs, that humans cannot achieve a higher level of existence or performance until the previous level of needs are met. The need for physical security being the base must be met before a person can advance; psychological security is next, followed by “belonging”…

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There are three questions that followers ask of their leaders…constantly and now more than ever. Does this person know what they are doing? COMPETENCE Does this person care about me as a person? CARE Can I trust this person? CONFIDENCE Employees may give you a pass on the first question. Not without pain but they…

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