"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."

- Jim Amos

Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

A Spiritual Journey to Israel Unearths Timely Lessons About the World

on May 3rd, 2014 Leave a Comment

  I just returned from a trip to Israel for nine days and then on to Prague and Vienna returning to Dallas on the fifteenth day of our trip.  I am a bit ashamed to admit that in the last 35 years this was the first time I went abroad that was not business related […]

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Government Shutdown Reveals a Complete Lack of Leadership

on October 15th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Relationships, trust and fruitful negotiation all missing For the first time in two decades, much of the federal government has ground to a halt. Perhaps it was inevitable. While the current debate is centered around the future of Obamacare, government spending and the debt ceiling, I believe there are larger forces at play than the […]

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How Virtue Can Save American Business

on August 5th, 2013 Leave a Comment

When leaders make every decision based on numbers, without concerns for people, relationships and faith, they destroy the trust that makes success possible. How do you stay on the right path? What underpins the success of American business? Anyone who knows me well knows that I have tremendous faith in the power of free people […]

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Business Speakers Jim Amos and Lauren Miller Discuss How Faith, Attitude Help Leaders Conquer Obstacles, Handle Setbacks

on May 23rd, 2013 Leave a Comment

Former IFA chairman, frequent business speaker and commentator, shares thoughts on faith and leadership with Lauren Miller of Stress Solutions University I recently had two wonderful opportunities to speak with Lauren E. Miller, an inspiring woman who has written a series of books on ways to overcome stress and a cancer survivor who found strength […]

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A Business Veteran’s Calling: Mentor Others to Open Eyes to Opportunity

on April 18th, 2013 Leave a Comment

As a faith-based man, I feel that one of the best ways I can honor God is to strive to open up others’ hearts and minds to the bounty and blessings that are possible in the world. The world that God laid before us is a gift of unimaginable value. As a business leader, I […]

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Why Every Company Should Have a Board of Directors

on March 20th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Tap into the collective wisdom of trusted advisors to help your company grow, whether it’s big or small One of the most invigorating things about the business world is the opportunity to surround yourself with smart, driven, creative people — the kinds of people willing to throw immense energy into delivering new products and services […]

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