“So give orders that cedars
of Lebanon be cut for me. My men will work with yours, and I will pay
you for your men whatever wages you set. You know that we have no one so
skilled in felling timber as the Sidonians.” 1 Kings 5:6
above statement from Solomon is not an open cheque, I wonder what is.
The question is what you have to become to get such an offer. It was Jim
Rohn who said "The most important question to ask on the job is not
'What am I getting?' The most important
question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'" if you take his
advice and work harder on yourself than your job, it’s a matter of time;
someday you’ll be able to set your own price.
A while back we discussed the concept of getting through to people if
and only if you first meet them on their personal radio station first;
There are many reasons why people
may or not opt to be on your team, ranging from personality
compatibility, task excitement, lack of belief either in the assignment
or the team leader, the list is endless even ego. On top of this list
usually is motivation or what we call remuneration.
left IBM in 1962 to start EDS which made him $2.4b when General Motors
bought his controlling interest. It is reported that the Home Depot was
founded in 1978 by Bernard Marcus, Arthur Blank, and Pat Farrah after
Marcus and Blank were fired from Handy Dan, a company that had since out
Talented individuals may be difficult to manage
but you must not allow personal ego to get in the way of a good
relationship or important decision.
It takes huge skills to
manage great talents, may the Lord grant you the wisdom both to manage
yourself and the talents around you in Jesus’ name