Career Yak

Honoring God Through Your Work - Ken Goodwillie, Owner of Divine Design Handyman and Home Improvements

November 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 30
Career Yak
Honoring God Through Your Work - Ken Goodwillie, Owner of Divine Design Handyman and Home Improvements
Chapters
0:00
Intro
2:38
Ken Goodwillie intro and background
5:06
Starting a business after getting laid off
6:12
The three goals of Divine Design
6:47
Use your current skills and resources when starting a business (it helps keep costs down!)
9:10
A background in Christian ministry
10:42
How has ministry experience helped you in business?
17:40
Practical ways for true Christians to be witnesses for Christ in the workplace
22:29
Acquiring the necessary handyman skills
25:55
Pros and cons of entrepreneurship
31:09
How to market and grow from nothing
34:12
You don't always have to grow
38:12
What it takes to succeed as a small business
39:33
Learn from your mistakes
41:19
How to continually hone your skills
44:18
Still volunteering in Christian missions work
48:29
Parting career advice
53:01
Follow Christ, it's the best decision you can make in life. Closing thoughts
Career Yak
Honoring God Through Your Work - Ken Goodwillie, Owner of Divine Design Handyman and Home Improvements
Nov 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 30

Listen in as I chat with a special guest, Ken Goodwillie, aka my Dad! He talks about his God-given ability to be handy, his history in Christian ministry and how he eventually started his own home improvement business after being laid off in 2007. Ken goes into detail about how Christians can share Christ with others in the workplace and use their jobs and businesses to honor God. He also highlights the logistics behind starting a business and what it takes to be successful. Don't forget to check out the links that correspond to our conversation below!

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Listen in as I chat with a special guest, Ken Goodwillie, aka my Dad! He talks about his God-given ability to be handy, his history in Christian ministry and how he eventually started his own home improvement business after being laid off in 2007. Ken goes into detail about how Christians can share Christ with others in the workplace and use their jobs and businesses to honor God. He also highlights the logistics behind starting a business and what it takes to be successful. Don't forget to check out the links that correspond to our conversation below!

Pathways Video Series 

Related Blog Post: First Interview with my Dad 

Visit our Career Yak Website and join our email list.

Music by Scandinavianz, song Wonderland (instrumental)


Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!
Start for FREE

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
Intro
Ken Goodwillie intro and background
Starting a business after getting laid off
The three goals of Divine Design
Use your current skills and resources when starting a business (it helps keep costs down!)
A background in Christian ministry
How has ministry experience helped you in business?
Practical ways for true Christians to be witnesses for Christ in the workplace
Acquiring the necessary handyman skills
Pros and cons of entrepreneurship
How to market and grow from nothing
You don't always have to grow
What it takes to succeed as a small business
Learn from your mistakes
How to continually hone your skills
Still volunteering in Christian missions work
Parting career advice
Follow Christ, it's the best decision you can make in life. Closing thoughts