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GOD'S WAYS, WORD AND WISDOM for Starting a Business & Succeeding in Sales
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“I send you out as sheep among wolves… Be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.” (Mat 10:16)
"Blessed is the man who walks NOT in the counsel of the ungodly..." Psalm 1:1
“I am the Lord your God who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way you should go.” (Isa 48:17)
“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I may not sin against you.” (Psalm 119:11)
“Do not fear the people… They are but bread for us” Numbers 14:9
Remember the Lord… For He gives you power to obtain wealth, that He may establish His covenant” Deut 8:18
“How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation?” (Heb 2:3)
“ God’s invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made.” (Rom 1:20)

The 10th Commandment – Meeting the Need for Contentment

November 20, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

The 10th commandment, “You shall not covet”, guards and protects our legitimate motivational need to enjoy CONTENTMENT. Covetousness is thinking you’ll be happy with what belongs to someone else. Contentment is being happy with what belongs to you. While true contentment can never come through the acquisition of things, there is a measure of contentment […]

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You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor This guards and protects a person’s legitimate motivational need TO BE UNDERSTOOD, and to understand correctly. The first point I want to make however is obvious… Tell the truth This seems like a simple enough point to understand but it’s very easy to make truthful statements […]

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How the 8th Commandment Can Help You Sell

November 19, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

This commandment applies to more than your local burglar. It actually guards and protects our legitimate need TO ACQUIRE. Mankind has a built-in need to acquire things. If owning things were a sin, that would make God the biggest of all sinners, seeing as how He owns it all anyway. He made us in His […]

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Zig Ziglar & King David on Goals!

November 7, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

I have to admit. After my son sent me this short video of Zig Ziglar speaking about goals, I got very motivated. You see, everything I heard Zig say, I had already observed in King David’s life, the day he took down Goliath. Zig packs a powerful message in just 5 minutes. It’s classic Zig. […]

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How P/V Ratio Can Rocket Your Sales

November 5, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

Subjective P/V Ratio If you are asking for money in return for a product or service, you must be able to demonstrate your P/V Ratio. There are three common ways you can do that. The first tends to be subjective in nature. You buy fire insurance, but only collect if there is a fire which almost […]

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7th Commandment – How Preference Creates Loyalty

November 4, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

The 7th Commandment is “You shall not commit adultery.” Like all the other commandments, the surface, intended meaning is obvious. But what is protected by this commandment? Of course, marriage and the family unit are protected and that is crucial. But there is another, more primal need that we all have which is protected… The […]

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Look at the Time!

October 29, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

I want to talk to you about time and timing. God operates on a schedule. He is not random. Just because you don’t know there is a clock or don’t believe in one, doesn’t mean there isn’t one. The heavenly bodies are on a circuit of precision. We have seedtime and harvest, four seasons, night […]

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Powerful Testimony That Will Challenge You

October 23, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

Don’t back away… Too often Christians back away from the Truth of Scripture because they saw or heard someone else misapply or inappropriately use Scripture for gain or manipulation, etc. The more prominent the misuse, the more believers back away from the Word. Sad but true. God’s Word is our lifeline! That is of course, […]

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6th Commandment: Lessons for Business

October 24, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

The sixth commandment, “You shall not murder” guards and protects our legitimate motivational need for love and acceptance. The level one application of this commandment is clear. Do not murder anyone. The Bible makes a distinction in the Hebrew text between “murder” and “kill”. When David killed Goliath, he did not commit a crime. It […]

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5th Commandment: The Security Issue

October 21, 2014 By Michael Q. Pink

On Monday we looked at how the 5th Commandment to honor your father and mother guards and protects the legitimate motivational need to be honored that we all have. When someone feels honored, they are more likely to do business with you than when they feel dishonored. But there is a second perspective I want […]

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