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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
Most people I know have at least half a dozen things they’re trying to do right now, and even if they had the rest of their lives to try, they wouldn’t be able to finish these to perfection.
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
– Proverbs 16:3
Jim McBarron, manager of station operations for Alaska Airlines, uses a bullhorn to try and find passengers for a flight that was about to take off during a system-wide outage of the computers the airline uses to check in passengers. Most flights were delayed or canceled, but the airline was able to manually check in passengers for a few of its flights.
– Doug Esser, Yahoo! News
2 Sprint fiber optic cuts grounded Alaska Airlines
Do you not say, ‘four more months and then the harvest?’ I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe and ready for the harvest.
– John 4:35
This is one of the most honest and frequently given excuses I hear. ‘I just don’t have the moral courage to be open about my faith.‘ By definition, moral courage means you are willing to act on your convictions even if it costs you something, such as social acceptance or convenience.
– Randy Hain
The Catholic Briefcase