Jul 31, 2014

‘Calvary’ Exclusive: The High Risks of Pursuing a Vocation

"There's no point in killing a bad priest, but killing a good priest, they wouldn't know what to make of that." With this confession, the superb new film Calvary opens, introducing viewers to a wry, funny, upstanding priest whose vocation could cost him his life—not through any fault of his...Read more +
Jul 31, 2014

Share Your Story: Helping Employees Fulfill Dreams

I still remember how exhausted I felt during those early years in the newsroom. The daily grind of breaking news was breaking me. And I needed a break from covering natural disasters and political scandals. Like most reporters I knew, I dreamed of being untethered from the daily news, long...
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Jul 30, 2014

Yes, I'm the Mechanic

For a lot of people, making the transition from being an international realty broker to running an auto mechanic shop might seem pretty tough—and George Zaloom wouldn't tell you otherwise. But the process through which George became able to answer, "Yes, I'm the mechanic" without it sounding like "Yes, I'm...Read more +
Jul 30, 2014

Your Work Matters: On Slow Work

I am currently an administrative assistant in the head office of a large nonprofit. I was hired to assist with marketing and communications and spend most days waiting for tasks, answering the occasional email, and working on social media projects. Often I have hours (and hours) which I am free...
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Jul 29, 2014

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Jul 29, 2014

Your Work Matters: On the Work of Motherhood and Dreams

Lying across the “big bed," an open window invites a breeze to tickle my spine. Stretching out like this feels good for the kink living in my lower back, and I pour myself into the purr escaping my lips. Unplanned moments of self-care are welcomed and I melt into the...
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Jul 28, 2014

Your Work Matters: Choosing Order Over Chaos

He used a device on a tripod and I had no idea how in the world it worked. That was his department. And someone else was hauling the fence posts. Someone else was mixing concrete. My job was to dig the holes centered where the stakes had been meticulously placed...
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