How to Succeed, The Living Water of God Will Quench Your Thirst!
Isaiah 55:1 “….Everyone that is thirsty, come to the waters.” V2 “…Hearken diligently unto me, and eat that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.” V3 “Incline your ear, and come to me: hear and your soul shall live.” V8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither your ways my ways, saith the Lord.” V9 “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways are higher than your ways, and my thoughts are higher than your thoughts.”
I am not at the same level as some people when it comes to my business, and some people are not at the same level as me when it comes to their business. I would say that I am at the mid-level phase of my small business because of the exposure I am receiving through my social media content. I have surrounded myself with individuals who are at the next level I am striving to take my business to. I am learning from other business owners the needed skills and knowledge to help me to take my small business to the next level.
As God states in Isaiah 55:8 “my thoughts are not your thoughts and my ways are not your ways.” I have learned that as an entrepreneur you have to find your own niche and own brand to make it. You cannot mimic or try to be like another business owner. In business, you have to make yourself “stand out from the crowd”. You must figure out what makes you “stand out from the crowd” and use that to make a “name” or “brand” for yourself. You will use this “name brand” to create unique products and services that you will offer to your ideal customers. Never be ashamed to be different or unique as an entrepreneur. God has created us all in “His likeness”, but with special talents and gifts that no one else has.
As an entrepreneur, I am “very thirsty” for knowledge, information, and skills that will improve and grow my business. God created His children to be “thirsty for knowledge” and have the desire to learn as we grow spiritually. In each stage of my life, I have grown and matured in ways I could have never imagined.
With God, I know that my “thirst for knowledge” will never fade away. The only way to get closer to God is by studying His Word (the Bible) daily. In God’s Words, you will “thirst no more”. As an entrepreneur, I must continue to fill that “thirst for knowledge”. Never be afraid to dream big and do what you must to reach your “big dreams”.
Donya Zimmerman is a business consultant, mediator, and legal professional with over ten years of experience. Donya is also a public speaker and aspiring author. She has a few books in the works that will be published and released in the latter part of 2015. The books will focus on entrepreneurship, small business, and daily devotionals. She is owner of Family & Community Mediation and Business Consulting (FACMBC) based in Baltimore, Maryland and has been in business since 2013. Services provided by FACMBC: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services; Business Registration Assistance (Limited Liability Company, Corporation, S-Corp, Limited Liability Partnership, etc.); Business Plan Drafting Assistance; Business Certification Assistance (MBE, WOSB, 8A, 501(c) (3), Hub Zone, etc.); and Business Development. She is also a contributing writer to the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper. Donya Zimmerman has made article contributions to the Simply Inspirational Women in Business Journal for 2014 published by Dr. Cheryl Cottle.
If you are thinking about starting your own small business or non-profit organization do not hesitate to contact me because I can show you how to do so. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.facebook.com/FACMBC; www.twitter.com/FACMBC; https://dzimmerman36.wordpress.com; www.linkedin.com/in/dzbusconsultantandmediator
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