Dealing with Competitors

Bandwidth CEO relies on a higher calling to build Raleigh firm into $2B success

Bandwidth CEO relies on a higher calling to build Raleigh firm into $2B success

Originally published by WRAL TechWire Bandwidth , a Triangle-born provider of communications-related services that has grown into a venture with global reach, might be riding high at the moment after recently hitting the $2 billion valuation mark. But as its founder and CEO David Morken can attest, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing. He credits one thing for getting him through: his Christian faith.

This Is How Sephora Is Helping Female Founders Launch New Beauty Companies

This Is How Sephora Is Helping Female Founders Launch New Beauty Companies

Originally published by Fast Company— Corrie Conrad, Head of Social Impact at Sephora, shares about Sephora Stands Together (financial support to Sephora employees), Classes For Confidence (workshops for women trying to reenter the workforce) and Sephora Accelerate, its startup incubator.

Scriptural Ways To Avoid Business Dips

Scriptural Ways To Avoid Business Dips

Business involves faith, and even business leaders whose companies are doing well wonder whether their current business performance can be sustained. What if Scripture showed a possible way to avoid business downturns? Leviticus 26 holds some clues…

The Baby Boomers Are Rocking The Startup World!

The Baby Boomers Are Rocking The Startup World!

Wait a minute, don’t most people envision the startup entrepreneur as a 20-something tech genius in a hoodie? You might be surprised to learn that it’s actually the graying 50-something in dad jeans.

Editor's note.  We've recently come across Gerald and Cana.Global, a faith based accelerator in Southern California.  You can see some more information about what he, and others in the workplace ministry space are doing here, and we thought that his perspectives on older entrepreneurs are intriguing. 

Do You Need to Tame the Lion? Entrepreneurial Liturgies for Relying on God

Do You Need to Tame the Lion? Entrepreneurial Liturgies for Relying on God

Missy Wallace’s Entrepreneur Support Group can occasionally seem like an AA meeting since the emotional vacillation of “entrepreneurism” can feel like something from which to recover. She has found that some “liturgical” practices can reduce the swings.

The Search Fund: an investor's take on encouraging faith in the workplace

The Search Fund: an investor's take on encouraging faith in the workplace

One of the hallmarks of the Christian Economic Forum (CEF) is that each delegate must write a whitepaper on a topic on which they feel God has given them some level of discernment.  There are 5 topics this year: 

Podcast Episode 8 - Competition....Love 'em, Ignore 'em or Crush 'em

Podcast Episode 8 - Competition....Love 'em, Ignore 'em or Crush 'em

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Today's Podcast tackles the question of how to think about competition.  We know that we want to run the race as if to win it. (1 Corinthians 9:24).  But how do we win?  What is our heart posture?  Do we win at all costs? What are our motives as we compete in the race?