May 16, 2013

God Loves to Use Failures

Sometimes, when you fail, it’s at that point that you are more broken and humbled before God, and more dependent on Him than you ever have been before. God still wants to use you because God loves to use the failures!
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May 15, 2013

"How Do You Value Your Coworkers?" - Doug Barr

"How do you value your co-workers?" - Doug Barr
We've got 2,200 staff; I'll have seen everybody. Just being there and thanking them for what they do—coming from a leader is enormous.Read more +
May 15, 2013

Mothers Balance Work, Faith, Family

On Mother's Day, USA Today profiled several hard-working moms whose faith helps them balance their varied roles with joy and perseverance. "There's definitely prayer involved. I try my best to be focused and keep my priorities in order," said Karen Davis, a pharmacist and mom of three children. Even with...
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May 15, 2013

Four Things to Do When You Make a Mistake at Work

Each summer, as a teenager headed for college, I was determined to make as much money as possible. My dad, a roofer, needed the help. There were perks: free transportation in Dad’s '52 Chevy, a lunch packed by mom, and a paycheck that didn’t bounce. Reality is, I wasn’t a...Read more +
May 15, 2013

Is Your Job Your Calling?

Everyone has a calling. Everyone. Down to the plants and animals, everyone has a calling. Vocations flow from the heart of a person who hhas tapped into God's wisdom. It's what you're doing that makes a difference and builds meaning for you, which you can review in your later years...
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May 14, 2013

How to Stop Failure

I hate to fail. Everyone does. And we have all read that you need to be comfortable with failure, because if you aren’t failing you aren’t stepping out enough. I am easily inspired to step out on that light and wobbly limb. The problem comes when it starts to bend...
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May 13, 2013

Community Post: Just Look at Me (Encouragement for the Highly Distractible Writer--and Others)

When my sons were toddlers, they were so easily distracted (look: a squirrel!) that I often knelt down and gently placed my hands on their cheeks to help them listen. “Look at me,” I’d say, waiting until their eyes met mine. Then I asked them, “What did Mommy say?” Lately,...
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May 12, 2013

Walter the Stocker

Some while ago, we were opening a large supermarket in Corpus Christi, which was the headquarters of our company at the time. And everything was going along well. Many people were coming to see the store and the business was good, and I was busy as a little bee, making...Read more +
May 11, 2013

Looking for a Job? Clean Up Your Social Media

About nine in 10 hiring managers say they look at social media sites when they screen job applicants, according to one poll by Reppler . And 69% of them have turned someone down for a job based on what they saw. Indeed, social media can count in your favor, if...
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