Developing Systems

The greatest success story in restaurant history is Ray Kroc. He was a milkshake mixer salesman who, in 1954, visited a small chain of restaurants in California owned by two brothers named McDonald. He liked the way the McDonald’s had built their business using a system of assembly lines to quickly prepare a limited menu of inexpensive items.

Ray eventually bought the rights to the McDonalds hamburger system and created a new franchising system that became the world’s largest restaurant chain. Ray Kroc’s mastery of system creation make him a very wealthy man.

System creation is a very powerful tool because systems define results. God designed nature to operate in systems. Your body is a system of systems working in harmony to sustain life.

But when it comes to organizing their day, some Christians resist using a system, claiming they will “Just let God lead them.” What they forget is that God generally works in systematic ways to show us how to best redeem the time.

Rick Grubbs is best known as the host of “Redeeming the Time,” a one-minute radio program featured on hundreds of radio outlets around the world. He has spoken thousands of times on Biblical time management in all 50 states and 26 other countries. He is the author of the book “Morning Momentum: God’s plan for launching an unstoppable day”. He and his wife Carrie live in Salisbury NC with several of their 12 children.

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