Success Thrives in Conducive Surroundings

The basic principle of success is constant growth and achievement of your next goal. It is done through dedication, commitment, perseverance, and hard work. What it also requires from you is a conducive environment where it can flourish. Such an environment can be produced when you surround yourself with like-minded, successful individuals. These are people … More Success Thrives in Conducive Surroundings

Sharpen Your Ax to Develop the Best in You

Ecclesiastes 10:10 says, “If the ax is dull and its edges unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.” Setting out to accomplish any goal without the necessary skills or tools is like trying to chop wood with a dull ax. You must overcompensate your efforts by applying more strength and muscle to … More Sharpen Your Ax to Develop the Best in You

Growth thrives in conducive surroundings

At some point, a person feels the need to evolve, to enter a new dimension of life.  Perhaps, to advance a skill, a new career, or develop their relationships with others. This requires growth to happen.  But for growth to happen, the person’s environment must change. We all know how growth happens in plants. It … More Growth thrives in conducive surroundings

How to handle conflict and commit to the customer

Derrick C Darden, PhD There’s an old saying by Sam Walton: “There is only one boss, the customer. Serving the customer is the reason your business exists. In the professional world, your job, whether it’s in sales, services or manufacturing, revolves around the customer.” However, what happens when there is a conflict between a customer … More How to handle conflict and commit to the customer