When I exercise, I listen to podcasts and often the podcast I choose is Dave Ramsey. There was a time where I really did not care for him that much; and I still have some reservations –but I have grown to appreciate him a lot more. The thing about Ramsey is that he understands something […]
I have written before about the dangers of debt in business. The long and short of it is that I am not anti-debt. I just think you need to be very smart about it and you can’t let it ruin your life. Let me give you an example of good debt from a situation we are […]
As we close out the year, I want to write something off the beaten path, at least for me. Before I do, let me say I hope you have had a great 2016 and wish you the best in 2017. In my opinion, most people in the United States should never have car payments. There are exceptions […]
Four years ago, I wrote a post here on this blog that I still think about from time to time. It is a post about debt in business and is my personal story about business debt. Read it here: https://greghowlett.com/blog/thoughts/083012.aspx Since I wrote that post, the company (Vitabase) that I was talking about sold. It was a […]
Years ago, I read something about investing as a Christian that has stuck with me. There are two general rules that should guide our management of our assets. 1) Our investments should be active. We should not just be sitting on cash or other assets like a miser. 2) Our investments should be working for good. […]
For those who are looking for work, let me sort of tell you how the process works these days. Last week, we posted a job (office admin/customer service) on Monster.com. In 24 hours, about 100 resumes came in. The ad is running two weeks so I can expect another few hundred resumes at least.
I recently went to hear a motivational speaker discuss the concept of living the way God wants you to live. Most of the audience was older and I sensed that he was talking mainly to them, trying to encourage them not to give up, not to coast through life but rather to make their lives meaningful.
In mid-2009, my family and I were on vacation in Washington DC when I made a startling discovery about my business. I realized that unless we had a very good sales day the next day, payroll checks were going to bounce.