It is not what you do for your children but what you taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
– Ann Landers
DFID, the UK Government aid organization, launched a new program to promote entrepreneurs across Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Zambia, and Malawi and help companies develop business models that benefit the poor. Large companies are encouraged to work with smaller ones to establish their distribution network. An example is Coca Cola. More than 2,600 small distribution businesses have been formed, creating direct employment for more than 12,000 people and generating more than $500 million in revenues throughout East Africa.
– Andreas Widmer
Making Business Work for the Poor
Taken as a whole, Proverbs 16:3 (Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed) is telling us that when we genuinely devote our work to the real Boss, over time, God will transform our mindset. He’ll change the way we view management and He’ll inoculate us from compromising His will on the job.
– Michael A. Zigarelli
Management by Proverbs
For defenders of God’s greatest gifts, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, we pray
You in the armed forces have the difficult task of keeping ‘chins up’ when you know that separation from friends and loved ones, dangers of sea, air and land and death itself must be faced. In a way, though, the difference between this new life and the old is only one of degrees, not of kind; and successful service anywhere requires faith.
– Elam J. Anderson, former President, University of Redlands
Strength for Service to God and Country
When obscurity pollutes someone’s communication, it’s often because the author’s goal is to impress and not to inform. The low road to impressing an audience is to make them feel inferior, by using words they won’t understand.
– Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway, and Jon Warshawsky
Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Bullfighter’s Guide
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
– John D. Rockefeller