Apr 5, 2013

The Promise of Good Design: YP Interview with Phil Mollenkof

According to demographic labeling, Phil Mollenkof fits the young professional bill. His college degree—Communications and Media—ranks in the top ten most common Bachelor degrees among young professionals today, nearly twice as popular as all other academic concentrations. With his fair share of plaid shirts, Phil works and lives in the...Read more +
Apr 5, 2013

Risk is Right

The best life is a risky life. Really, I am convinced there is not much worth doing that doesn’t involve at least some measure of risk. A lifetime of always making the safest choice is an unrealistically boring and plodding life. Crosswalk.com.
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Apr 4, 2013

Your Phone vs. Your Heart

This morning, I thought about my college days . Before the Christmas and summer breaks, I drove eight hours from my dorm to my childhood home--alone, without a cellphone. My heart skips a beat when I even consider one of my sons doing the same thing. Technology makes me feel...
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Apr 4, 2013

How to Practice Stewardship in Your Job Search

My question stumped Susan, a diligent job seeker, over coffee that morning: “What do you care about that’s larger than you?” “Gosh, I’m going to have to think about that,” she said. I don’t know.” Susan isn’t alone. A lot of people know in their hearts they are supposed to...Read more +
Apr 3, 2013

Location, Location, Location: From the Cubicle to the Coffee Shop

Where, exactly, do you work? I work from home. I occasionally have meetings at clients’ offices. But I often pack up my laptop and head for a local coffee shop to work. One Chicago Tribune article referred to people like me, who take over a table with a laptop and...Read more +
Apr 2, 2013

What If You Could Truly Be Yourself at Work?

We're deluged with email, running from meeting to meeting, skipping meals, and working longer and more continuous hours than ever. Is it any surprise we're struggling? Worse yet, in most workplaces the unspoken expectation is that we will check any strong emotions we're feeling at the door. Harvard Business Review
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Mar 29, 2013

Take God to Work With You

As Christians, we are expected to do great works. We shouldn’t just watch ministry happen. We have been ordained, not in the church, but in the marketplace, to “expose” Christ Jesus to the world. Satan likes to tell us that our jobs are meaningless or that our purpose for working...
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Mar 29, 2013

Video: Gardening Makes Beauty Out of Blight in Detroit

A professionally-producd video from Christianity Today's "This is Our City" project tells the story of a Detroit neighborhood, once full of decay, which came to glorious life--thanks to hard work, ingenuity, and love for the Creator. Image by Genevieve Thul . Used by permission.
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Mar 28, 2013

V Formation

V Formation
Working together and encouraging one another will take us further than our going it alone.Read more +

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