Updated: Aug 28, 2021
I was sitting in my office with one of my partners when my phone rang with an opportunity of a lifetime. A successful company had relocated to Miami, and they were looking to hire consultants to help them with out-of-the-box marketing ideas and strategic thinking.
My kind of client! It happens to be that I noticed they didn’t really have a strong brand story. They were ready for what we had to offer.
But the timing of the call was what piqued my curiosity.
See, my partner wasn’t supposed to be at my office at that time. Also, we hadn’t done a project together in a while. We were meeting for something related to Daily Godpreneur, and this excellent branding opportunity popped up out of nowhere.
No business partnership reaches its destiny in a single leap. Instead, we fulfill God’s purpose for our partnership by putting one foot in front of the other, moving in the marketplace as God directs us, and by continually evaluating, “What has God called us to in the business world? What has He promised us Godpreneurs? And where is He leading our business?”
Easier said than done, of course. As entrepreneurs, we’re always running so fast that we never stop to think about these things. And if we do ask, we doubt our ability to recognize the answer.
Amazingly enough, we serve a God that is NOT in the business of deception or trickery. Our God reinforces His directions for our businesses clearly, confidently, and concisely.
I’ve learned 3 truths about how God operates that keeps me believing and growing in my partnerships: