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Leveraging Technology to Build the Kingdom with Bob Pritchett

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FaithLife co-founder Bob Pritchett joins Ray to discuss his early interest in tech, how he skipped out on the dot com bubble, and the importance of doing the right thing for your people–even if it means firing them.
 
Bio:
Bob Pritchett co-founded Faithlife Corporation (makers of Logos Bible Software) and serves as President and CEO. Bob speaks regularly at industry conferences and to academic groups on entrepreneurship, electronic publishing and digital libraries. He is a 2005 winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, one of Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEOs 2015, and was included in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.
 
Bob is the author of Start Next Now: How to Get the Life You’ve Always Wanted, and Fire Someone Today, And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success.
 
Quotes:
“That desire to hold on to people when you know they need to go is really more selfish than helpful.”
 
“I think there is a job where everybody can be successful, get promoted, get affirmed, get encouraged, and grow.”
 
Key Takeaways:
1. Being used by God is a privilege.
2. You are not the provider for your employees; God is.
3. Don’t sacrifice opportunity for the sake of perfection.
4. Spend more time building relationships and networking.
 
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