GRIT

  What does it really take to succeed? What do successful people have that others do not have? Imagine if you knew how many asks it would take to get a “yes”, or how many knocks it would take for the door to open, or how many tries it would take to succeed? It would…

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The Essential P’s of Marketing

  As leaders in business we often know where we are going (i.e. company vision) and we have a good handle on our numbers (i.e. profit/loss statement, balance sheet, cashflow) however it seems many of us are deficient in marketing. The vision may be, for example, the annual dollar turnover of our business in five…

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The Competitive advantage

For the past few weeks  the Business Edge team has been working on producing a format and student workbook for a teaching and coaching event we have called “BOOST”.  Boost is designed as a short, sharp shot of positive, practical learning and development to help you on your way to becoming a mighty force for good and…

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Be Free

As we start another busy week – I’m sure you have many questions running through your head – Will that deal come through? Will I finally be able to get to that task that I’ve been putting off for weeks? Is this the week for breakthrough in my business?? And the questions go on…..however, I’ve…

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Leaning in!

Are you leaning into your dreams?  Are you leaning into your life goals?  Are you leaning into your relationships?  Are you leaning in or are you leaning out? As a whole most of us are pain and risk adverse, we would love to avoid pain and suffering, even discomfort, at all costs.  So when things…

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The Power of Prayer

Each weekday morning all BE members receive (via email) current prayer requests from two other members.  Prayer requests can be about business or ‘life outside of business’. Prayer for a particular deal to eventuate or a family member who may have taken ill. There is also the opportunity for recipient members to drop an email/txt…

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Are you the string holder?

A high flying kite is a beautiful thing to behold as it skims across the skys, ducks and dives and paints pictures of colour, freedom, and mesmerising elegance in a gentle breeze. We can admire from afar because it is high in the sky, but we do not see the effort , the running, the…

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BE a Lifelong Learner

Trust you have had a good weekend and you’re refreshed and ready to take on the week! If not, I pray that you are strengthened as you read this and reflect on God’s purpose for your life today. I don’t know about you, but sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the information that…

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Kia Kaha, Kia Mia, Kia Manawanui: Be Strong, Be steadfast, Be Willing

This Sunday in church was a particularly special time and there were some key phrases that caught my attention and imagination.  Firstly from the worship time.  We sang a song that is a declaration over New Zealand with three two-word statements. Kia Kaha,  Be Strong Kia Mia, Be Steadfast Kia Manawanui, Be Willing    …

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Solitude

“This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it ” !! Solitude            Don’t let the noise of the world block out the voice of the Lord !! We are fortunate at church to have some great Bible teachers and this mornings message…

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