Entries by Staff Writer

Friday Links: Posts and Resources from the Business World

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from mainstream business publications The 6 Key Components of Writing a Business Plan – Forbes Having prepared a good business plan before starting your venture can often be the difference between startup success and failure.  I am not saying you […]

Friday Links: Posts and Resources from the BAM Community

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from the wider BAM community What Christianity Today Missed – Peter K Greer It’s not news: Getting a job is probably the most basic way to get out of poverty. That’s why I’m amazed by the fact that in […]

Friday Links: Posts and Resources on Faith at Work

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from the marketplace ministries movement. Entrepreneurship within a Biblical Worldview – Institute for Faith, Work and Economics Christians have a somewhat schizophrenic view of entrepreneurs. We see them as something of a necessary evil; we recognize their value to some […]

Friday Links: Posts and Resources on Social Enterprise

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from the social enterprise movement The Future of Social Enterprise in 2015 – Fast Company The social enterprise space has definitely come of age in recent years, growing by leaps and bounds and gaining momentum even as you read this. […]

Friday Links: Posts and Resources from the Business World

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from mainstream business publications The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year – Entrepreneur As an entrepreneur, I’ve made it a point to use all resources available to me to make sure I’m running my company to the best […]

10 Guiding Principles for Business as Mission

A good business as mission business will, by definition, have many of the characteristics of any well-run business. A kingdom business must be profitable and sustainable just as any other business. Integrity, fairness and excellent customer service are characteristics of any good business, not just a business as mission venture. As such, while important, those characteristics […]

Ask a BAM Mentor: Evaluating a Business Opportunity

Twice a month, our panel of mentors answer your practical business questions. Send us your questions!   Dear BAM Mentors, What are the most important questions to ask myself when evaluating a business opportunity? ~ Business as Mission Newbie     Dear BAM Newbie First and foremost, set your goals according to the principle, “Seek ye […]

Friday Links: Posts and Resources from the BAM Community

Every Friday we connect you with some of our recent favourite links. This week: Posts and resources from the wider BAM community Top Reasons Startups Fail – IBEC Ventures One of our challenges is to continually ask the question: is there a market need for our services? Are we ahead of the times? What price […]

Ask a BAM Mentor: Meet the Mentors

We are excited to introduce a new regular blog feature for ‘The BAM Review’: Ask a BAM Mentor. Ask a BAM Mentor will be an opportunity for readers to ask practical business questions to experienced business as mission leaders, business owners and consultants. Every two weeks we will post a new question and hear responses […]