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Mountain Movers. The business mountain. Michael A. Manford Chairman, Strategic Market Research Inc. How do I scale The Business Mountain?. You do not have to be a genius, or have a degree, or whatever. GOD can make you all the HE needs you to be!. How do I scale The Business Mountain?.

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Mountain movers

Mountain Movers...

The business mountain

Michael A. Manford

Chairman,

Strategic Market Research Inc.


How do i scale the business mountain

How do I scale The Business Mountain?

You do not have to be a genius, or have a degree, or whatever. GOD can make you all the HE needs you to be!


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Discover your GOD-Given Talent, Gifting and Anointing.

  • What is is that you cannot, not, do?

  • What is it that you are passionate about?

  • What can you talk about all, all, all day long.

    Follow Your Passion


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • Use what the church has to confirm - Prophetic Presbytery etc.

  • Get alone with GOD and make sure you are hearing HIM. Mark Virkler‘s stuff is superb here.


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • Ask GOD for direction.

  • Ask GOD for Wisdom, Knowledge & Understanding about your anointings etc..


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • Equip yourself though teaching, web courses, and even read a book  .

  • Learn all you can about the area that is your passion.

Study to show yourself approved


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • Find someone in the church who is on that mountain of your passion.

  • Buy them lunch, beg for a meeting, kidnap them after church, whatever.

Mentoring is crucial


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • Tell them about your journey and ask for help and advice.

  • Ask if they are willing to mentor you ( warning: you may get turned down).

Mentoring is crucial


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

But:

  • After all of that, get alone with GOD and make sure your heart is healed and ready.

  • Go on an encounter weekend.


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Follow Your Passion...

Then...

GO FOR IT!

If it is of GOD it will happen.


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Then What?

My Story...


My story

My Story...

I was:

  • A Graduate of one of the best grad schools.

  • Smart – One of the top in my class.

  • Starting at the most prestigious firm on Bay Street.

  • Passionate & unstoppable.


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My Story...

I was:

Exactly what a B-School would call ready for success!


My story2

My Story...

I managed to:

  • Be so full of myself, that nobody would work with me.

  • Make the firm’s largest client mad at us.

  • Produce the worst forecast of the economy on the streetand embarrass the firm!


My story3

My Story...

I managed to:

Essentially, be one really small step from being fired!


My story4

My Story...

I managed to:

Get scared and desperate...


My story5

My Story...

But, I managed to:

Listen to the 700 Club and others and finally listen to THE HOLY SPIRIT and rededicate my life to JESUS.


My story6

My Story...

But, I managed to:

Try to live like I really meant to be a Christian.


My story7

My Story...

Did life change over night???

No, but it stabilized


My story8

My Story...

Because of being humbled, We, GOD and i, then managed to produce the best forecast.

Slowly, people changed their attitude ( really a reaction to my ‘tude ) to me.


My story9

My Story...

Because of being humbled, because of GOD, I was offered a job as Chief Economist with Merrill Lynch Canada at 28 years old. At that time it was unheard of!!!


My story10

My Story...

Threeyears after almost being fired by one firm, GOD managed to arrange for me to be made the second youngest Director on Bay Street, because i was ranked #1 by the clients.


My story11

My Story...

As long as i kept GOD first, HE prospered me!

In fact, HE prospered me so much that i was ranked #1, or #2 by the largest clients for over 10 years.

Thank YOU PAPA!


My story12

My Story...

I will never forget what John Arnott said when commenting on the Todd Bentley issue. He said:

Whatever you do, get your heart healed!


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Simple!

  • Keep GOD First.

  • Live by rules like La Red is teaching.


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Simple!

One thing i have noticed is that if you live by GOD’S Rules you may get called names at first, but it will not be long before people admire you, however grudgingly.


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How do I scale The Business Mountain?

Simple!

The most effective witness that I know of, is to live righteously and be prospered by GOD.


Kingdom business

Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

An Oxymoron??


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

It is unworldly!!


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Johnny Enlow said something that resonated in my heart on Thursday night. He said that the mountains are twisted and the way we do things, the model, is broken!


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Is it not a business that is run for it’s Customers and it’s Employees?


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Is it not a business that is run at the highest levels of integrity and legality!


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Is it not a business that gives into GOD’S Kingdom ( Tithes off say pre-tax earnings )?


Kingdom business6

Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Is it not what La Red are saying, an enterprise run on the Wisdom of Proverbs and GOD’S Word.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Should it not be a meritocracy and yet a Culture of Honour too?


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Essentially, there is a mapping of the apostolic government of the church onto my business.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Read Danny Silk’s book, “Culture of Honor”


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

I had lunch a while ago with a businessman that backed up this... Things go wrong when the government of the firm is wrong.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Apostle=Chairman=Vision Person.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Teacher=COO=get it done person.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Pastor=managers & HR=tenders of people.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

One morning PAPA gave me this idea:

Prophets=Outside Board Members=Seers


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

Like the church when the apostle is not doing his job, or others are meddling in each others roles, the thing will fail.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

How many of us let GOD into our daily lives, but not into our businesses. I did that!

How much better to let THE HOLY SPIRIT guide there too.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

I can tell you that GOD is more than willing to mess with your business life too. HE has given me so much help. I think I’m going to take on the role of president and make JEHOVAH Chairman.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

GOD has taught me:

  • Math and behavioural economics that is in no textbook, or working paper, that i know of.

  • How to design my computer network (yup that too).


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

GOD has taught me:

  • How to structure my company and what kind of people to hireto make a Culture of Honour.

  • How to recognize the people that HE sent.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

GOD has taught me:

Oh do you have days to hear it all!!!


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

If we all learn to dedicate our businesses to GOD, then I think we will see GOD prospering our businesses.


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Kingdom Business...

What, oh what, is a Kingdom Business?

If you want The Witness to the world of business, show them all of the above and prosperity to boot. They will be scratching their heads in awe!


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Mountain Movers...

The business mountain

Michael A. Manford

Chairman,

Strategic Market Research Inc.


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