Melvyn Tan
September 26, 2013

How To Speak Words Of Encouragement

[blockquote source=”Ephesians 4:29 (NIV)“]Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.[/blockquote] Earlier this year (2013), as I was going through a rough patch, one of the things that I caught myself doing […]

September 25, 2013

What I Know About Parenting I Learned From The Bible

[blockquote source=”Proverbs 24:3-4 (NIV)“]“Through wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.”[/blockquote] “How would I do it?”, was the question that I constantly ask myself about parenting. What approach should I use? How would I discipline my child? And today’s […]

September 24, 2013

Do You See A Miracle Or A Misery?

[blockquote source=”Ephesians 3:20-21 (NIV)“]Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.[/blockquote] I was reading the sample of E-Myth Mastery […]

September 23, 2013

How To Overcome Self-Doubt

[blockquote source=”John 14:1 (GWT)“]”Don’t be troubled. Believe in God, and believe in me.[/blockquote] Couple of years back when the dot-com company I worked for went bust, we needed very quickly to find cash to supplement our income or else we would all be on the streets.  Then one of us suggested that we should organise […]

September 22, 2013

What Is Your Purpose In Life?

[blockquote source=”Isaiah 40:30-31 (GWT)“]Even young people grow tired and become weary, and young men will stumble and fall.  Yet, the strength of those who wait with hope in the LORD will be renewed. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will run and won’t become weary. They will walk and won’t grow tired.[/blockquote] Today’s […]

September 21, 2013

Don’t Give In To Fear

[blockquote source=”Galatians 6:9 (NIV)“]Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.[/blockquote] Today I received an email from Jeff Goins on how he wanted to quit. He was lamenting about how in the past week, the going was tough. He […]

September 20, 2013

How Do You Engage Your Direct Reports

[blockquote source=”Galatians 5: 13-14 (NIV)“]You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[/blockquote] As I reflected upon this one command “Love […]

September 19, 2013

Walk This Way – Create A Massive Action Plan (MAP)

[blockquote source=”Isaiah 30:20-22 (NIV)“]Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them. Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; […]

September 18, 2013

How To Make Ideas Happen

[blockquote source=”Isaiah 28:24-29 (NIV)“]When a farmer plows for planting, does he plow continually? Does he keep on breaking up and harrowing the soil?  When he has leveled the surface, does he not sow caraway and scatter cummin? Does he not plant wheat in its place, barley in its plot, and spelt in its field?[/blockquote] As […]

September 17, 2013

You Are My Friend

[blockquote source=”John 15:15 (NIV)“]I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.[/blockquote] I have been working on getting up early to do a few things: (1) read the bible, […]