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You Have Enemies ...

Deuteronomy 20:1, 4 - When you go to war against your enemies and see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours, do not be afraid of them, because the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt, will be with you. For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you...

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How is your destiny determined?

How is your destiny determined?
- 𝗡𝗼𝘁 𝗯𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗶𝗿𝗰𝘂𝗺𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀
- 𝗡𝗼𝘁 𝗯𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀

(then what?)

Here's the good news.

Your future (destiny) isn't determined by your present circumstances.

It gets determined by the size of your dreams.

By your perception of what's possible.

By God's plan and...

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This Biblical Truth Explains All Failure.

The Problem

Hosea 4:6 KJV - My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

The Solution

James 1:5 NIV - If any of you...

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Miss this, and you will join the 90% who are failing.

𝗜𝗻 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 — 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗱𝗼𝗻'𝘁 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗱𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂.

Miss this, and you will join the 90% who are failing.

There's a biblical truth tucked away in Hosea 4:6 that lays out the source of ALL failure. Lack of knowledge.

"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge"

And when it come to...

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If every Christ-follower discovered their purpose ...

If every Christ-follower discovered their purpose ...
- 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝘀𝗲𝗹𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀
- 𝘄𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲

The marketplace is the heartbeat of every city and nation.

It's where all of us will spend 100,000 hours of our lives working.

The first century...

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𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗡𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 - 𝗟𝗮𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗛𝘂𝗯𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗡𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 - 𝗟𝗮𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗛𝘂𝗯𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻

In our early days, we didn’t have a name, we just started by doing. We began hosting a series of entrepreneurial meetups, events, courses, and accelerators.

We realized there’s not a community for dreamers and doers to...

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Do you want to make great decisions?

Do you want to make great decisions?
- 𝘁𝗼 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁'𝘀 𝗳𝗮𝗹𝘀𝗲
- 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗰𝗲𝗲𝗱

If you are a Christ-Follower, you have access to the Mind of Christ.

In fact, 1 Corinthians 2:16 says you have the mind of Christ.

How? The Holy Spirit will...

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What if your business co-founder was God?

What if your business co-founder was God?
- 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗰𝗼-𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗛𝗶𝗺
- 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝗮 𝗽𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲-𝗱𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀

All throughout history man has co-created with God.

The scriptures tell us God has a plan and purpose for each one of us — for right now.

He actually gives us assignments...

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Only 6% of believers have it.

Only 6% of believers have it.

- 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗳𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻
- 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗱𝗼

Being a believer is overrated. Even satan is a believer. Just not a follower.

- less than 15% of believers are in the Word every day.
- less than 6% have developed a biblical worldview.

It explains how...

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Are you conflicted with the lack of progress in your life?

Are you conflicted with the lack of progress in your life?

- 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗮𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝘁𝗯𝗮𝗰𝗸𝘀
- 𝘆𝗼𝘂'𝘃𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗚𝗼𝗱'𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁

Contentment isn't settling for less than God's best.

It's trusting God to lead you into His best.

Life (stuff) happens and contentment is how God calls us to respond to...

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If you are in sales and marketing ... memorize these 7 stages.

If you are in Sales & Marketing ...
- 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲𝘀
- 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗮𝗰𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺 𝗮𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺

One of the ingredients of a customer acquisition system is a BOLD content/media strategy.

Content is the message. Media is the vehicle of the message.

Here are the four main types:...

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You are in the final chapter of your Job Season!

You are in the final chapter of your Job Season
- 𝗮 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗮𝗯𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲
- 𝗱𝗼𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗲


You've been making plans, you've been doing the work, you've laid out the vision ... and you've been diligent.

You can feel it in your heart. You know, that you know, that you...

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