Integrity Moments - Jan. 27, 2011


Courage and Compassion 
By Rick Boxx
January 27, 2011

A challenge in counseling a troubled business is to recognize the gap between theory and reality. It's one thing to develop an aggressive action plan. It's another to confront past due creditors and frightened employees.

It takes courage to communicate pay cuts to employees. It takes compassion to recognize the impact your decisions will have on those employees, and how you can make it as easy on them as possible.

In Deuteronomy 31:6 God directed Joshua, "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."

If you're facing tough business decisions, remember be strong and courageous. God is with you. He won't leave you or forsake you either.

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"How to Prosper in Business…Without Sacrificing Integrity"

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