OPTIMIZATION IS KEY IN B4T

Part 2 of a mini two part series. Last week we discussed why optimization is a more important term than maximization in the B4T realm. Ironically, the more you try to maximize any one input, the less maximized the output will be (and, indeed, the whole system may blow...

OPTIMIZATION vs MAXIMIZATION IN B4T

Part 1 of a mini two part series. Maximization is a much older buzz word in the business world than “sustainability,” yet it certainly has never gone out of vogue. Maximizing shareholder value, maximizing profit, and their converse maxims, minimizing costs, etc. have...

BE STRONG

The bolts of your gates will be iron and bronze, and your strength will equal your days. Deuteronomy 33:25 Your strength will equal your days. Note that it is “days” not “day.” This means three things. First, God will give strength for each...

WHAT CHILD IS THIS?

Contributed by Rick an investor and coach within our network among the least reached. We can probably imagine why God wanted a heavenly host of angels present at the birth of Jesus—but why were they sent to appear before lowly shepherds in their fields? Why these...

TWO WONDERFUL NAMES OF JESUS

She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will...

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

It was a beautiful Wisconsin Saturday, in late October. Wanting to take advantage of the weather, my family decided to go over to my Uncle Tom’s house for a BBQ.  My cousin Jeff and I were both 11 years old.  We had a knack for making easy chores hard, and safe jobs...