A Declaration Of Gratitude For God’s Providential Care

"We thank you Father that You are Sovereign over all creation. In trials we need not be troubled, nor should we needlessly fear those who may contend with us, for You are our help and our defense in all such matters, And when we find ourselves in the fires of adversity or in difficult trials …

JSP Quotes 9

"Relationships are foundational to healthy families friends neighbors and society as a whole, we are designed for doing life in community" -JSP "There's no fast track to authentic relationships, friendships take time" -JSP "In the school of life, the wise consider their failures the tuition for their degree in success." - JSP "No need for …

12 Thoughts to Help You Be Successful Every Day of Your Life

“Success is learning through the ups and downs of consistently doing your best day in and day out long before people notice it” - JSP George R. R. Martin has been an author for many years; he’s attracted a following long before his current fame has made him a household name. Martin isn’t an unknown …

Sow The Good Seeds God Sows in You

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that. But really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.” - Mark Twain  I believe Mark Twain to be correct, great people make great contributions to society. Great people do great things for people because they see …

4 Considerations Before Having That Difficult Conversation

“Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters” - Margaret Wheatley It’s the 1980’s I’m a young manager running a successful retail business, and everything is going well when I realize I’m going to have “that difficult conversation” with an employee. The employee is friendly mild-mannered and soft-spoken, but she’s not working out, and …

Why Relational Leaders Develop Strong Productive Friendships

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” – Socrates I’m sure we can agree that computer systems, analytics, and statistics can make running an organization a lot smoother. If we’re not careful, we can forget that a valuable team member is still our greatest asset. Placing a …

5 Tips to Help You Manage Work-Related Stress

“Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.” - Jane Wagner Everyone experiences stress. If you’re without a plan to help you deal with stress, your company may eventually need a plan to help deal with you. Stress is what happens when we continue to function at elevated levels of activity without …