Connect with people you ‘should’ know !

A group of Business Edge people recently went on a retreat where we discused the topic of  “Intentional Influence”. I came across this article, with reference to a person we know as the founder of Facebook.. it is insightful however and worth a read. ‘Mr Zuckerberg talks about how his goal this year is to…

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CADENCE

Cadence is a musical term that literally means to Fall.  Cadence is falling in step or keeping with the rhythm, pace and flow around you. I recently read about this in John McAuley’s book, “Leading from the in-between”.  A brilliant book that is highly recommended. John describes Cadence. “We need to keep in step with…

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Transformational Thinking

Good morning Business Ed Silvoso is a pioneer of Marketplace Ministry, and transformational thinking. 14 years ago, right at the beginning of Business Edge, we were privileged to be part of a ministry outreach in Buenos Aires with Ed and the Harvest Evangelism team.. we have never been the same!  Thought you would enjoy this…

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Running a business on Christian Principles

Why run a business on Christian principles?  This article is an excerpt from a talk by Steve Wilson CEO of Hideway storage company USA… given at a company meeting! I want our company to do its part to make our communities, our state, and our world a better place to live and work. Since we…

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Happy Birthday Business Edge Yay .. let’s celebrate what God has done! Business Edge was launched officially on 10th April 2003, but it was born in our hearts in the early 90’s. Read our story at https://www.businessedge.org.nz/about-us/ We have just launched our refreshed, new website to celebrate (thanks to the expertise of Josh Moore’s team at…

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Leadership: Adding Value

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” said John Maxwell, an authority in Leadership, at the Global Leadership Summit in 2016.  Leaders have the ability to bless or curse people.  Over the last few days I have been watching the news back in South Africa with a very heavy heart as we see the devastation of…

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Leadership!

 “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” Ephesians 2.10 Leadership…  This word fascinates me. The dictionary defines it as “the action of leading a group of people” or an organization, or the ability to do this” or “the…

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The power of a glass of water

 “For whoever gives even a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, assuredly, I say to you, he will be rewarded” Mark 9:41 I read this story this week… At the beginning of a busy week, I boarded my flight and settled into an aisle seat, grateful that the…

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Try

I’ll try pick up the pen” he said, with his hands behind his back looking down at the whiteboard markers on the table, his face showing pretend strain.  This is what my mentor, Adam, was illustrating to someone who had just told him they would “try” to do a directive.  As Yoda says “Do or…

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Common Sense

The notion of “Common Sense” was espoused by my grandmother and my mother as something that I should have known just by being alive!  “Use your common sense girl” I was told!  I must say I have lamented sometimes the lack of Common Sense, when things seem so obvious to me, and so foreign to…

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