Posts tagged with ‘wisdom’

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Business – Family Style

by M2M

Guest post: Breakfast With Fred Leadership Institute Let’s consider your going into a family business where you are not one of the family. It can be very comfortable, secure, and also very, very frustrating. If you choose to operate as “one of the family,” it can be pleasant. However, remember the advantages always go to […]

Diagnosis and Perscription

by M2M

Fred was an excellent marketer. He always checked to see what would be helpful. He wanted to meet needs. When thinking about character he prefaced his thoughts with these words: “I checked around a little bit and found people are interested in this subject, so I decided to make a few notes about ideas utilized […]

Sincerity of Communcation

by M2M

Fred’s reputation as a communicator remains strong. Regularly we hear from those who say, “I heard Fred speak and what he said really stayed with me. He took a complex idea and made it comprehensible.” Fred likened his speaking style to passing a pot. “An idea needs a handle just like a pot does to […]

How Do You Know God’s Will for Your Life?

by M2M

M2M’s blog features ministry partners’ news and stories covering: The Gospel of Jesus Christ, leadership, revival, and those serving basic needs. M2M shares wisdom from ministry partner, Breakfast with Fred. Fred enjoyed letter writing. His mentor, Maxey Jarman, stressed the value of thought clarification which comes as ideas are put on paper. One of his spiritual heroes was the Apostle Paul […]

The Benefit of Failure

by M2M

Ministry to Ministries shares The Weekly Thought from Breakfast with Fred. We hope his wisdom will help guide and stretch you and your ministry. Every multi-millionaire I know has suffered failure. Mike Todd, the movie mogul, was once asked if he had ever been poor. “No, but I have been broke two or three times.” […]

Joy Through Financial Integrity

by John

Fred’s financial wisdom and practice were well known. One of his life-long friends commented recently on his sage counsel to a group of Dallas businessmen: “Keep a year’s living expenses in savings and if possible live on half your income.” “We were all shocked when he said that because most of the people we knew […]

Time Out

by John

Fred took up golf at 50. No, golf took up Fred! He enjoyed the technique, the practice, the experience of play, and the philosophy. He thought through the principles thoroughly. In his later years when he was immobilized he would dream about playing. He watched hours of the Golf Channel and often commented on how […]