By Jerry Bellune
A local banker and his wife were among the most successful couples in our town.
Each morning, they prayed for guidance about who they might help that day.
It was a selfless appeal for someone in need and how to help them.
They took a tough-minded approach. They didn’t just want to give a hungry man a fish. They wanted to teach him to fish and get the equipment he would need.
When we bought a newspaper in their town, he and his bank manager were in our office 30 minutes after we closed the sale.
They had that kind of local intelligence network and they asked how they could help us. It was a welcome gesture since the newspaper was financially in trouble.
The banker introduced us to people he thought we should know and who could help us salvage a business that was deep in debt to get it into the black.
He and his wife became our role models.
They were two of the best-loved people in our town because they genuinely cared.
If you don’t have role models like them, find one – or become one yourself.
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