Entries by Guest Author

How Agriculture Ends Poverty: 
3 Discoveries About What Works

by Roxanne Addink DeGraaf Growing up in Iowa, the agricultural heartland of the United States, I was surrounded by farms. I remember childhood summers milking cows and “walking beans” (walking between rows of soybeans to pick weeds) on my grandparent’s farm. I saw how the farm put food on the table, as I always enjoyed a cold […]

Get Started Growing: Maximizing Startup Success

by Stu Minshew On the theme of ‘maximizing BAM success factors’ we’ve invited guest authors to highlight what they consider key factors contributing to success and growth for BAM practitioners. Previously we’ve covered ‘breaking through your growth ceiling’ for an established business. But what if you are a startup? What if you have a business idea and […]

Wealth Creation for Holistic Transformation

by Mats Tunehag “Remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives  you the ability to produce wealth.” (Deut 8:18) The Bible talks about wealth in three ways; one is bad and two are good. Hoarding of wealth is condemned. Sharing of wealth is encouraged. But there is no wealth to be shared […]

Learning from BAM Failure: Failure is Not the Enemy

by Chris Cloud We’ve been focused on ‘maximizing BAM success factors‘ recently on The BAM Review blog. However, we believe that ‘utilizing BAM failure’ is just as important – we can learn a lot about success from failure. Business consultant and guest author Chris Cloud introduces this new series on Learning from BAM Failure. Failure is […]