IBEC Board member Dave Kier writes a regular “Leadership Tip” using stories from his career as a business owner. This one includes several principles which apply to us all and he uses a real-life example from a well-known company. Larry W. Sharp, BAM Support Specialist, IBEC Ventures Larry.Sharp@ibecventures.com —– I am starting to write my […]
In the United States, it is almost time for football again. Have you ever heard of a 24-year-old signing a contract that will pay him $1 million dollars a week for the next five years (Contract of $255 million with $180 million guaranteed)? Quite amazing for sure, but there was another factoid that piqued my
Here are seven questions that can provide you with a framework for a good idea: Are you passionate about it? Do you have the gifts, skills, and experience to carry it out? Is it unique, and can you monetize it? Is there a growing market for the idea? Does the idea align with your calling?
As I have travelled around the country, given seminars in churches, schools, various small groups, and taught full courses in four colleges/universities, I have heard many comments which have intrigued me at best, and disturbed me at worst. I was reflecting on some of them recently and share them with you here, with my perspective