Marshall Field was an American entrepreneur who played a pioneering role that revolutionalised the world of retail business. In an era of wishy-washy and unfair trade practices, Field stood head and shoulders above others advocating for quality service and customer satisfaction. He introduced the idea of product refunds, liberal credit, one-price system, in-store restaurants for shoppers and as a result transformed the shopping experience.
Sometimes, we fall prey of pursuing things that occupy the very bottom-list of priority. And as a result, neglecting the things that really matter. This post by Fola pressed from openpleasures.com captures the whole essence of pursuing the things that are really of essence. Hope you’ll find it very helpful.
Very lately, I have been so busy with juggling my job with maternal and wifely duties topped with building a business that I believe that my relationship with God has not been at a place where I would want it to be. Prayer time has become rushed, taking the time to study God’s Word has become a rarity and please don’t even mention a nice quiet time with my loving Father. Our everyday lives are so boxed with too many things on our ‘to-do’ list, many errands to run, many meetings to attend, many goals to accomplish, kids to take care of, business that requires your attention to grow, career that needs you to fly, family that needs you to be an active and not a passive part of their lives and the list is inevitably endless. Now, most of these things are not in themselves bad or sinful, in fact, most if not all of the things we do or pursue to achieve are all good things.
There was a man who ventured out to become a writer of children’s books. Having written a title – And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. He proceeded to find himself a publisher by moving from one outlet to the other. The publishers he approached, all rejected him. Following the 23rd publisher and rejection, he decided to call it a quit. Continue Reading