Blind Business Intelligence

Blind Business Intelligence

Blind Business Intelligence – What experts say about motivation and how to think right. A woman named Mel Robins who wrote the 5-second rule. Kris Vallotton talks about how God gave him a vision in the middle of the night that saved his business. Robert Cooper, author of EQ – executive intelligence and is really […]

Dick Erickson, Former CEO of SunTire On Running a Business

Dick Erickson joined John Beehner in the Inspiration316 studio for our first-ever video-taped radio show. Dick shares his experiences as CEO of SunTire to teach valuable lessons on how to run a business, the importance of learning from others, how to manage employees, and much more. The full interview is below and then you will find […]

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Dan Cathy – The Engagement Factor

🎤 In the following audio, Dan Cathy discusses the need for purpose in our actions. He answers the question “How Do You Motivate Your People?” We interviewed the Chick-fil-A CEO in 2007 as part of Wise Counsel’s “Ask God about My Business” internet radio campaign. In that campaign, we surveyed over 300 existing and future […]

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Ron Blue, CPA. CFP & CEO Kingdom Advisors

🎤 We interviewed Ron Blue,  CEO of Kingdom Advisors, in 2007. This interview was part of Wise Counsel’s “Ask God about My Business” internet radio campaign. We surveyed over 300 existing and future entrepreneurs. In the campaign, we asked the question. “If you could ask God questions about your business success, what would they be?” […]

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Pat Morley, Founder and Author of Man In the Mirror

🎤 Pat Morley came from a tough family environment. But, it helped motivate him to be of the top real estate developers in Florida in the 1990s. He dressed like he was on the cover of GQ Magazine and was very active in the Orlando community. Morley started a small Bible study at a local […]

John Beehner's Testimony

John Beehner’s Testimony – Inspiration316 Radio

John Beehner’s Testimony – Inspiration316 Radio Today is going to be an unusual show; John Beehner’s testimony. He tells us how he got started on the Inspiration316 Radio show and also some background of his life per listener requests. John is the founder of Wise Counsel and also an author and radio host. John’s Books: The […]

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Entrepreneurs Following God’s Ways – Inspiration316 Radio

Entrepreneurs Following God’s Ways – Inspiration316 Radio God is working in everybody’s life whether they know him or not. Christians and non-Christians can be entrepreneurs following  God’s ways . A lot of people get trapped in the rocky soil described in Jesus’ parable of the sower. God wants to honor people who will pick up his […]

Inspiration316 Radio – Muslims Converted to Christianity: Mario Joseph

Muslims Converted to Christianity: Mario Joseph Christians are supposed to gain wisdom and insight from the Bible. In the Muslim faith, they use the Qur’an as their doxology or guide for life. We find out the Qur’an is very flawed, as many Muslims who have discovered the truth of Jesus Christ, are saying. This episode […]

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How to Pray Effectively – Dr. Susan Dyer

🎤 This 2-part audio presentation shows that Dr. Susan Dyer is an amazing woman of God who has personally learned how to pray effectively and trust Him.  We believe you can listen to this presentation multiple times and learn something new every time or of greater depth. Part 1 Part 2    

Inspiration316 Radio – Sexual Harrassment

There is a lot going on in the news media regarding sexual harassment. God uses bad things, like sexual harassment, to change the world and bring us closer to Him and His purpose and give us wisdom and discernment that we may not see on the face of things. It is a good thing that […]

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Living A Rocky Life …Until He Met Jesus – Glenn Henderson

🎤 Glenn, and his wife Regina, were living a rocky life. They went through many ups-and-downs and false starts, until they met a man named Jesus.  He transformed their lives so that they built a large logistics company, ultimately selling it and allowing them to grow their ministry and other business activities.  This is a two-part […]

Paul Davis

Paul Davis — Failure Leads to Success

🎦 Paul Davis, from humble beginnings, says he learned to keep failing to find success. He had to overcome thoughts that he was stupid, and his mother never told him she loved him. So he thought he could not be loved. When he sold the company he founded, he had over 200 franchises. Today, his […]

Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran From Shark Tank Shares on Rethinking Failure

🎦 Barbara Corcoran became super successful in New York City real estate by failing, taking risks, being creative, and using her determination. As one of the stars on “Shark Tank” television show, her fame continues to grow. Her “Never give up” attitude is contagious. Many would say her selection for the TV show was a […]

Stu Epperson

Stu Epperson – Can’t Despise Small Beginnings…From the Barn to National Radio

🎦 With a Bachelor’s degree from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, Stu Epperson,  co-founded Salem Communications. Salem is a Christian broadcasting network. He was named one of the top 25 influential evangelicals in America by Time Magazine.  Check out this interview between Wise Counsel and Stu. He talks about his life story and humble beginnings. Watch […]

Pat Kelly

Developing Key Leaders for Fast Track – Pat Kelly

🎤 Pat Kelly tells an amazing story about building a company by growing and sharing with people the fruit of their success. Pat was raised at Virginia Home for Boys. He became CEO of the starter company known as Physician Sales and Service (PSS). The company went from a vision of 3 men to $2 […]

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Servant Leadership Under Fire – Joe Jameson

🎤 Joe Jameson speaks to Wise Counsel members about servant leadership. He tells a personal story and turnaround.  He tells of a tough crisis through a management conflict he faced and how the Lord brought him back to a tender and open heart. Hear his passion to be a servant leader as Christ modeled for all of […]

Managing Time

Managing Time – Who’s Got The Monkey by Hal Burrows

🎤 This humorous audio is a timeless classic in management education. Corporations have used the course content internally for decades.  Hal Burrows is a retired management professional and speaker who spoke nationally on managing time.  The Oncken Corporation has offered the course. The Harvard Business Review printed the article by the same name, written by […]

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur – Illustration of Principles

The Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur is downloadable at this link. It is designed to provide each and every business person with beneficial tools for running a business, becoming a successful CEO, aligning the world’s standards to Christian standards, and more. Please use these resources in your own work environment and share them with others. Our hope is to […]

Chuck Reaves

In Sales, Price is Not the Real Objection – Chuck Reaves

🎦 In Sales, Price is Not the Real Objection – Chuck Reaves Chuck Reaves, a former military officer and IBM executive, is an excellent sales trainer, author and coach.  Based in Atlanta, he speaks to CEOs and has spoken for Wise Counsel and always is stimulating and enlightening.  On this video he focuses on the […]

Jack Mitchell

The Sincere Heart of a Banker – Jack Mitchell

🎦 Jack Mitchell speaks to Wise Counsel Members at a Wise Counsel meeting. He was President of First Union Bank (now Wells Fargo) of Florida nearly 8 years. Jack shares his refreshing and passionate personal journey in leading a large bank with over 100 branches statewide.  He discusses his heart for the Lord and its impact on […]

Brian Peters

Motivating Employees in a Time of Crisis – Brian Peters

🎤 We were excited to have Brian Peters speak to Wise Counsel members at one of our meetings. He is a special person. He took over as CEO of a major Canadian corporation operating in Jacksonville.  The corporate group decided to shut down the division.  His story is an amazing example of treating people in a […]

Bill Hybels

Changed Performance in Best Christian Workplaces – Bill Hybels

🎦 Bill Hybels is the founder and Senior Pastor of Willowcreek Church near Chicago (one of the top 5 largest churches in America). He shares his experiences using the services of the Best Christian Workplace Institute at his Global Leadership Summit. The institute is based in Seattle and founded by Al Lopus.  Each year, Al and […]

Bob Buford

From Success to Significance – Bob Buford, Author of Half Time

🎦 Bob Buford built a large cable television in Tyler, Texas. He sold that company years ago to form the Leadership Network Foundation. His book Half Time has inspired hundreds of thousands and sold nearly a million copies.  Bob coined the phrase “Going from Success to Significance” from the highs and lows of his own life […]

Calvin Bryant

Latest Internet & Web Marketing – Calvin Bryant

🎤 Calvin Bryant is a professional who has owned his own firm in graphics and web design for 21 years and has had as many as 18 people working for him.  He started very young, fresh out of school, and worked with many top ministries, including Joel Osteen. Contact info: calvin.bryant@c7creative.com 704-691-4601       […]

Bruce Dingman

The Scoop on Hiring Key Executives – Bruce Dingman

🎤 Bruce Dingman, headquartered near Santa Barbara, is considered one of the top headhunters in America. Close to 70% of his business comes from working with large corporations and hiring key executives through national searches. The other 30% of his time is dedicated to helping national and regional ministries find key executives for their organization. […]

John Reinhold

Medi-Share Success – the Dr. John Reinhold Story

🎤 Dr. John Reinhold is the founder and retired CEO of Christian Care Ministry, known best as Medi-Share, which is a non-profit group that helps Christians with medical coverage in a cooperative style rather than an insurance company. They have over 60,000 members and are pro-active in helping members to Improve their health. This is […]

Hugh Jones

The Bottom Line Of Compassion – Hugh Jones, Banker

🎤 Hugh Jones a big success story. He built the largest branch of the largest bank in Florida in the 90’s; it is now owned by Bank of America. In the 80’s, when he took over as CEO, Hugh was very frustrated with his staff’s performance and back-biting comments.  He tells a Wise Counsel group the […]

Ronald Reagan

A Leader with Wisdom and Faith – Ronald Reagan

🎦 Ronald Reagan was a president and man everyone admired.  He was a courageous leader and a man of God who knew his destiny was to fulfill God’s plan for his life and his country.  This video is a witness and tribute to his life.  

The Freedom Revolution

The Freedom Revolution…Rocking our World

🎤 John Beehner, Founder of Wise Counsel, felt called to write The Freedom Revolution … Rocking our World, which was written in 2011. The book is about the inspiring events leading countries to Freedom influenced by the Church and transforming nations amidst chaos and tragedy. John is interviewed by Jon Bosworth and Jimbo Stockton. (2 […]

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How Ministry blesses Business – Skip Allcorn

🎤 Skip Allcorn is a co-founder of Coastal Construction Products, which sells hundreds of products for commercial construction like lubricants and caulking used on the surface of all types of commercial buildings. Coastal Construction operates throughout Florida and now the southeast.  Skip has a compassion for ministry, like Young Life and Echo Cuba.  His many experiences […]

Paul Cuny

From Home Building to Inspiring Nations – Paul Cuny

🎤 Paul Cuny spent the first half of his life not wanting to believe in Christ while he built oceanfront homes.  Now, during the second half of his life, he is an author who travels to many nations sharing his experiences and book, Secret of the Kingdom Economy. Buy his book here: http://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Kingdom-Economy-Flourish-Gods/dp/0768437075    

Pam Mullarkey

How Mrs. Enthusiam is Rocking Teens – Pam Mullarkey

🎤 Pam Mullarkey is an icon of her day. The Lord called her in an “inspiring way” to build a dynamic ministry for teens and young adults: Project SOS.  She and her staff have played a major role in reducing teen pregnancy by as much as 60% over 10 years in North East Florida. Listen […]

Nick Simonic

Breaking Free to Find Success – Nick Simonic CPA

🎤 Nick Simonic was a high school drop out and ignored those who told him he would be a great accountant.  Even after the military, he tried to avoid the idea of being an accountant. Today, his firm is very successful and he teaches in churches how to  “Break Free of Financial Fear” and get your financial […]

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Conviction: Abortion to Pro-Life – Dr. Max Karrer

🎤 Abortion to Pro-Life: Dr. Max Karrer was a highly respected Obstetrician who was deceived into believing in the pursuit of greed and doing abortions because it made good money. But by the leading of the Holy Spirit, he recognized that abortions are sinful and damaging to women, men, and children. He left his practice and […]

Curt Coleman

From Business Collapse to World Importer – Curt Coleman

🎤 Curt Coleman, founder of Go Fish import retail stores, has one of the most dramatic stories we have ever heard. Curt had several successful Hair Salons in different parts of the country. That business crashed when his reputation was destroyed by the death of a gay employee. Miraculously, God had a better plan to use […]

Jim Dismore

Business: God’s Way or Your Way? – Jim Dismore

🎤 Jim Dismore shares at a talk with a Wise Counsel Group which we also presented to our Marketplace Witness radio show audience. In 1964, Jim was hired by Sam Walton as his third executive before opening Wal-Mart’s 4th store.  Convicted to change by the Lord, he left Wal-Mart 12 years later to eventually form […]

Jerod Powers

A Shot in the Head Turned his Life Inside Out – Jerod Powers

🎤 Jerod Powers was adopted into a troubled home and was put into a mental institution by his father. Selling drugs led him to crime, a shooting, and prison for many years. Jerod had never attended a church or heard of Christ until he discovered the Bible in jail with a counselor.  Prison became his classroom […]

Dick Erickson

Cancer Free When Others Went Home – Diane & Dick Erickson

🎤 Dick Erickson has a successful business called Sun Tire, while Diane has been the supportive wife and mother of four great kids.  When Diane got cancer, she went through the normal chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Unfortunately, things did not improve. Then they heard of a new experimental program at the National Cancer Institute in […]

Called to Smuggle Bibles

Called to Smuggle Bibles? – Bud Toole

🎤 Called to Smuggle Bibles?  Bud Toole was Vice President of a major insurance company when he was asked by a friend to visit Russia with him during the 1980’s under Communism.  The purpose was to witness and encourage Christians.  But Bud did not realize he was also going to have to smuggle in a […]

Arnie Cole

From Success to Significant – Arnie Cole

🎤 In this audio presentation, Arnie Cole admits that he worshiped money in his early business career as an entrepreneur with his own highly successful research firm.  But an elderly disease and a major storm were about to take his life. The rest is an amazing story and a turnaround. Now, Arnie is CEO of […]

Guy Iannello

How to Get Clean from Addiction – Kate and Guy Iannello

🎤 We have a video presentation of Guy Iannello from a Boot Camp presentation on this website.  But this interview is with his wife Kate who made a tremendous sacrifice while Guy sold and used drugs for so many years. Today they have an amazing ministry near Orlando that is life-changing and inspirational.  Participants leave […]

John Rivers

The Secret to the Sauce – John Rivers, Founder & CEO

🎦 John Rivers spent many years in the healthcare industry and became president of a large pharmaceutical company that he grew to $2 billion in sales and then sold in a big merger. While he stayed the two next years, he gained a heart to help raise money for non-profits and churches through his favorite […]

Don Soderquist

Don Soderquist, Former COO of Wal-Mart: Ethical Leadership

🎦 Don Soderquist was COO of Wal-Mart under Sam Walton and brought many years of stability during its breakthrough years of profound growth. Wal-Mart is today the largest company in the world. Don was vice chairman and chief operating officer before ultimately becoming senior vice chairman. Continuing the legacy of Sam Walton as “keeper of […]

Bill Pollard

Servant Leadership – Bill Pollard, Former CEO of Service Masters

🎦 Bill Pollard is the former CEO of Service Masters, a multi-billion dollar service company based in Chicago. He authored Soul of the Firm, among other books that have been a great influence on many of us in Wise Counsel. Service Masters was founded by two believers who create a corporate mission to honor God and His […]

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How To Profit From Values by John Beehner

🎦 This video on how to profit from values was recorded on VHS in 1998. It was after John Beehner had published his first book, called True Wealth by the Book. With the development of this site, his recording was converted to MP4 for viewing here.  This was one of the first talks John shared […]

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Living Free from Strongholds – Paul Hollis

🎦 Paul Hollis, former businessman as CEO and COO for 20 years, moved to Tampa with the intent build a real estate business. But he ran into one stumbling block. God had other plans. The Lord called him into training to learn how the enemy was limiting people from reaching their full potential by limiting […]

Ed Austin

Ed Austin – The Heart of Business Leadership

🎦 Former Mayor Ed Austin of Jacksonville, Florida spoke in 1999 at the first Believers in Jacksonville Conference. He became State Attorney (prosecutor) for many years. He tells his touching experience of coming to know and serve Christ in a personal way through his stories that changed his life forever, and the lives of the […]

Business Growth from American & Biblical Values - John Beehner

Business Growth from American & Biblical Values – John Beehner

🎦 John Beehner shares in 1999 at the first Believers in Jacksonville Conference with 300 executives that he organized.  Here he shares many of the founding principals he discovered in praying, researching and crying out to the Lord for wisdom in his calling to write his first book, True Wealth By the Book. John had sold […]

Dr. Sam Chand

Who’s Holding Your Ladder? with Dr. Sam Chand

🎦 Dr. Sam Chand came as a student from India and moved all the way from working as a janitor to becoming President of Beulah Heights Bible College, America’s fast-growing Bible College near Atlanta in early 2000’s. His talk is humorous and yet profound about vision, delegation, strengths and talents of your people. Visit his […]

Os Hillman

Os Hillman – Power of the Staff

🎦 Os Hillman has written nearly a dozen books and is considered the grandfather or founder of the Marketplace Ministries movement in the USA beginning in 1997. His daily devotional “Today God is First” (TGIF) is read by 200,000 of people with his writings and studies of how the word of God applies in the […]

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Os Hillman – The Joseph Calling

🎦 Os Hillman has written nearly a dozen books and is considered the grandfather or founder of the Marketplace Ministries movement in the USA beginning in 1997. His daily devotional “Today God is First” (TGIF) is read by 200,000 of people with his writings and studies of how the word of God applies in the […]

Al Hollingsworth

Al Hollingsworth – How To Birth a Dream or Vision Into Reality

🎦 Hattie and Al Hollingsworth are amazing people of character and integrity. They founded Aldelano Packaging and BOSS the Movement (Building on Spiritual Substance) ministry. Al first knew he had a special calling when he was knocked out on the football field while playing college football for Colorado University. Unconscious, he heard a voice and […]

Strategic Plan Packet for Entrepreneurs

Download Strategic Plan Pre-Work Packet. Our free Strategic Planning Pre-Work Packet is designed for entrepreneurs to review their vision and mission by department goals and numbers compared to recent years. Skip the pages that don’t apply to your company or combine department goals. Our passion is to stimulate your thinking and give worksheet examples. Suggestion: […]

Moral Compass

Finding Your Moral Compass – How & Why Good Business Creates True Wealth

🎦 As we look at this lesson, we will apply the generally accepted customs of conduct and right living (the distinction between right and wrong) from a biblical perspective as it relates and applies to business. In addition to expecting that the Word of God will point us in the correct direction, we may expect that the Word […]

Good Stewards

Good Stewards – The Hobby Lobby Story with David Green

🎦 David Green, Founder and CEO of Hobby Lobby, the retail home goods store has been in the news because of challenging the Obama Administration Affordable Health Care Plan at the United States Supreme Court.  This family business is a tremendous success story and on this video, they share their perspective and how they work […]

Faith Culture

The “Faith Culture” of the Correct Craft story

🎦 Correct Craft was founded nearly 90 years ago and played a key role in helping the military during WWII. This powerful video portrays their commitment to building a “Faith Culture” that impacts employees, customers and serves the Lord’s purposes. Thanks to Work as Worship Network and Right Now Media.

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9 Steps for the World’s Economic Success Plan

📄 1. When God gave Adam and Eve free will and cast them from the Garden, He told them they would face struggles. But to take on His character, be fruitful; take risk and rule over other living creatures. 2. The death of Jesus Christ for the sins of all mankind opened the door for […]

Spiritual DNA

Spiritual DNA

🎦 We all have this “Spiritual DNA” inside of us, signaling us to “come home” through humility, openness, and understanding of His purpose. part 3, Finding Your Moral Compass part 5, Dual Citizenship   Click Here To Download PDF Workbook How & Why Good Business Creates True Wealth took three years to develop and was completed in 2006. It […]

Proven Strategies for Growth

23 Proven Strategies for Growth

📄 In an effort to provide you with a clear understanding of the ways in which to succeed in business, we’ve created 23 proven strategies for growth you should use if you want to be successful and peaceful in business. Please feel free to share this PDF with your own business friends.