Top 10 - Success Tips

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Top 10's

10.  Money that you sow into the Kingdom of God may leave your bank account. . .but it never leaves your life. Galatians 6:7

9.  God is not going to open a door for failure in your life. You might, but He won’t.

8.  On your journey to success. . .you may need to leave your homeboy. . .home. Never let who you're hanging with. . .hang you out to dry.

7.  TODAY...do the things necessary to change your future into the reality you desire.

7 Characteristics of Effective Leadership

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in RichThoughts

Over the past three and one-half years. . .I’ve written 42 blogs and/or television programs on leadership.

You would think that I had covered on the bases on the do’s and don’ts of being a leader.  At least, that’s what I thought . . .until God allowed me to see something in a way that I’d never seen it before.

As the passage begins Moses is being paid a visit by Jethro, his father-in-law.  If I may, I want to have a popular culture moment. 

The Jethro of the scripture reminds me of Jethro Gibbs from the NCIS TV show . . .in terms of his demeanor and approach to life.  Oh well, let’s read. . .

7 Ways to Create Greater Opportunities

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in RichThoughts

Have you ever said or heard someone say, “I just need the right opportunity.”

Before you can ever really have an opportunity you must know where it comes from.

2 Corinthians 2:12 in The Living Bible says:

“Well, when I got as far as the city of Troas, the Lord gave me tremendous opportunities to preach the Gospel.”

God wants us using every opportunity we have. . .RIGHT NOW.

7 Ways My Father Influenced Who I Am

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in RichThoughts

When I was a freshman in college. . .we were asked to write a paper on the greatest man we’d ever met. It was an easy and immediate decision for me . . .I wrote about my Father.

Since that first year of college. . .I’ve met five Presidents, two Vice-Presidents, numerous Generals, Admirals, sports stars, singers, international ministry leaders and assorted other celebrities and persons in authority.

If I were asked to write the same paper during this the 25thanniversary of my 39thbirthday year. . .I would still write about my father. . .for whom I will always call Daddy, so why change.

Top 10 - For Change

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Top 10's

10.  When God gives you a vision it's not for you as you are...but as He knows you can be. Begin to see yourself...the way He sees you.

9.  You can't have more until you're willing to admit you've been living in less than His best.

8.  Never allow yourself to be limited by the negative opinions of others.  If God doesn't limit you why should you let anyone else?

Top 10 - What's Important

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Top 10's

10.  Be the one who initiates change . . . even while others hesitate.

  9.  God wants you prosperous because poor people can't really help poor people very much. You're blessed to be a blessing.

  8.  Straying from God is not a result of what’s in your bank account but rather what’s in your heart.

7 Keys To Your Surplus

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in RichThoughts

Has God ever used a conversation with someone to ignite a word in your spirit?

That happened to me as I was talking with Doug, a faithful ministry partner and friend from Saint Augustine, Florida.

When I asked Doug, who is a very successful land developer, how things were going. . . he said, “Well Brother Harold, the best way to describe it is ‘maintaining.’  I’ve just been maintaining for the past two years.”

10 Ways Employees Steal

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Things to Know

If I were to ask if you ever stole from your employer you would probably say, “Absolutely not.” In fact, you might even get offended by the question. My purpose is not to offend you but to provoke you to good works.

How does a person steal from an employer?

6 Things You Need to Know about Money

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Things to Know

There are six things you need to know about money.

# 1       You need to understand the difference between assets and liabilities.

First, let’s deal with the definitions. . .so we’re viewing this in a proper perspective.

An asset according to investopedia.com is:

“A resource having economic value that an individual, corporation or country owns or controls with the expectation that it will provide future benefit.”

Here are four things you should know about assets.

11 Things To Know Before A Car Accident

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Things to Know

OneFather’s Day I was in church when our daughter, Alex, whispered that our other daughter, Abby, had been involved in an automobile accident.

The good news is that God had angels around her car and she walked away from a head-on accident (at a slow speed). In thinking about the experience, it occurred to me that it would be helpful for folks to know what to do in cause of an automobile accident. After some research, here are the 11 things that you should know BEFORE an automobile accident according to the insurance company experts.

10 Spending Triggers

Written by Harold Herring. Posted in Things to Know

Any advertising company will tell you it’s not so much the product they sell as what “they say” the product will bring the buyer.

Have you ever noticed that the sleek new car ad is not about the car as much as the look of envy on your neighbor’s face? It isn’t so much about the clothing as the heads that turn toward you when you wear it.

Make no mistake about, companies spend millions and many billions of dollars in marketing research to determine what pushes your “buy it now” button. These people can read you easier than an old ten cent novel.

Spending your money on most of the things listed below isn’t necessarily wrong unless you are spending money you don’t have or basing your purchase on false hopes.