Personal Reflection

Benjamin Franklin said, “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” Proverbs 22:1 states, “Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.” Be aware of your personal reputation with the various areas of your life. Check out this short video for more on this:

 

 

When communicating by email

When communicating by email to anyone (work, family, friends, colleagues, etc.), ALWAYS re-read the email at least once before you sent it.  If it is particularly important or going to a supervisor or a large group, read it over several times, at least one of which is out loud. When you read your email out loud you will get a better sense of the tone of voice and more easily catch grammatical errors.  Check out the video below:

Righteousness: the New Business Ethic

Ethical practice seems to imply righteousness.  I know that isn’t the definition of ethical behavior but it is what most of us would understand when someone is said to be ethical.  When ethical practice actually does equate with righteousness, then things go well, the business prospers and God is honored.  But when your personal or business ethic deviates from righteousness, trouble is not far behind.  Check out  the video below: