Apr 9, 2014

Carving Down, Carving Deep: A Tale of Stewardship

Growing up on top of a mountain guaranteed woods to explore, but to find water I had to go down. After a spring rain, I’d follow the runoff until it met the stream where I’d discover waterfalls and pools. Farther down still, I’d notice how the volume picked up, creating...Read more +
Apr 4, 2014

When in Doubt, Sweep

When in Doubt, Sweep
A grocery manager gave a young man his first job. Eager to please, the new employee would rush through every task. Then he would say: "What can I do now?"Read more +
Feb 27, 2014

"How Important Is Mentoring?" - Jenny White

"How important is mentoring?" - Jenny White
Behind every successful person is a teacher, a coach, a mentor—someone who inspired, challenged, and instructed. Everyone needs guidance at some point, and it's the people who learn to ask for it sooner that tend to succeed.Read more +
Feb 27, 2014

Sushi-Making and Other Apprenticeship Models

In her Open Letter to Mentors of Millennials Stephanie S. Smith confirms what the research shows: Young professionals, like herself, “prefer a mosaic of influencers.” It’s hard to tell when the shift occurred from single mentorship to communal mentorship among 20-somethings. Over the past 15 years? In the after-effects of...Read more +
Feb 26, 2014

Open Letter to Mentors of Millennials

By now, no doubt you’ve heard all about me. You’ve heard I’m a narcissist—selfish, entitled, idealistic but often lazy. You’ve heard my patience is just about as short as my attention span. And you’ve heard—for better or for worse—that by 2025, three out of four workers worldwide will be just...Read more +
Feb 25, 2014

Follow Me

For the past five years, I’ve served as Executive Director of PULSE . The Pittsburgh Urban Leadership and Service Experience invites talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership. It is an incredible vocation that connects me with some of the best and...Read more +
Feb 10, 2014

Barry Saunders: Hunting Creativity

Barry Saunders: Hunting Creativity
Creativity means bringing all of ourselves to our work, to our relationships, and to our faith.Read more +
Feb 7, 2014

Conference: "Your Work: More than a Paycheck”

The Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement at Dallas Theological Seminary will be presenting a two-day conference, “Your Work: More than a Paycheck” When: April 4-5, 2014 Where: Irving Bible Church, Irving, Texas Speakers include Henry Cloud, Scott Rae, Tom Nelson, Bill Pollard, Bill Hendricks, David Greusel, Bill...Read more +
Dec 20, 2013

Twas the Eve of My First Job

‘Twas the eve of my first job when all in my thoughts, Not a worry consumed me, except for the cost Of debt now accrued through (five) long years of schooling; Of parental-raised eyebrows on what I's pursuing; And of answers I gave to impress my employer In that second...Read more +
Dec 27, 2013

The Biggest Anxiety of Seniors at Harvard and the Best of 2013 Young Professionals

Too many voices in the world are still encouraging young people to see God work as separate from regular work. This past spring we talked with Harvard Seniors who expressed their biggest anxiety: Should I work for a non-profit organization that is going to do good in the world, or...Read more +