Oct 13, 2014

Small Change

In 2003, Hong Kong had an outbreak of SARS—a severe and sometimes deadly form of viral pneumonia. No doubt you read about it. So what saved Hong Kong’s health? One dramatic step made the most difference—hand washing. Soap and water under a faucet. And what did all that hand-washing accomplish?...Read more +
Sep 26, 2014

Vocation Focus: Follow Your Passion, Not Your Career Path

I know two nurses. One finds great joy serving in a hospice and offering tender care to the dying. The other works in the burn ward of a children’s hospital and helps little ones on the road to recovery. But neither of them can imagine how the other works where...Read more +
Sep 23, 2014

Best Books for Business: Love Works

Can a company in today’s cutthroat world actually run on biblical principles – and prosper? Can an organization be guided by faith and still be sensitive to a diverse world? Can you take the words of Jesus and put them in a corporate setting? There is a company that’s doing...
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Sep 23, 2014

The Business Books That Have Most Influenced Me

Over the years, I probably have read most of the self-help books that have taken the business world by storm. Speechwriters were almost required to do this, if for nothing else than finding a topical quote to use in an executive’s speech. In Search of Excellence . Who Moved My...
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Sep 22, 2014

Best Books for Business: The Business of Work

When I gave Dad a tour of my workplace, we were maybe five steps into the newsroom when he took in our paper-piled desks and file-filled boxes and asked, “Does OSHA ever visit here?” Dad worked at an an industrial bakery — hot, heavy, noisy work, turning out thousands of...
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Sep 15, 2014

Share Your Story: Best Books for Business

So first, a confession: This week's community link-up falls under the theme "Best Books for Business," but I am not an avid reader of business books. However, I’ve read plenty of books that have deeply influenced my work in the world. My work life has been greatly impacted by books...
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Jul 27, 2014

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe was arguably the greatest American athlete of all time. He won the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics. After that, he played pro baseball and football. In college, his Carlisle track team was invited to compete against the powerful Lafayette College. His school arrived with only five...Read more +
Jul 3, 2014

Best Vacation Stories: When Things Go Wrong

Imagine the surprise when a hardworking Google employee was informed he would be receiving an extra week of vacation this summer because his daughter wrote a letter to his boss requesting as much . Actually, she asked for just a single day off, but because the letter was so touching,...Read more +
Jul 2, 2014

Best Vacation Stories: Tomorrow Night, Marshmallows

When my childhood friend returned home from vacation, I’d run to her house and ask about the trip. She hiked in the mountains and slept in a tent and fell asleep to night sounds of crickets and tree frogs and hooting owls. They cooked meals wrapped in foil and roasted...Read more +
Jul 1, 2014

Summer 2014 High Calling Video Contest

High Calling Contest - Share Your Story
Share your story of serving God in everyday ordinary work, for a chance to win $1000 scholarship for spiritual renewal!Read more +

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