Jun 12, 2013

Are You a Teachable Leader?

Memorable and effective leaders are open to change, comfortable with admitting their mistakes, and approachable. The question is, do you--or I--display those qualities? In a helpful post on FaithVillage, Dan Black asks, "Are You a Teachable Leader?" and several other probing questions. He also gives pointers on avoding pitfalls that...
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Jun 12, 2013

"Does My Career Matter to God?" - Andy Crouch

"Does My Career Matter to God?" - Andy Crouch
For Christians, everything matters, because we believe that God is at work in our world...and in our lives. So I can't separate off one part of my life and say, "Well, that is just a means to an end; I just collect a pay check there.Read more +
Jun 12, 2013

Three Reflective Questions to Improve Your Job Performance

I recently spent a couple of hours thinking about my job instead of actually doing it. I mulled over the current state of affairs at work, my priorities, my recent accomplishments, where my time is being spent, and so on. I guess you could say I was reflecting. To some...Read more +
Jun 12, 2013

The Power of Praise

Self-esteem, the buzzword of our times, is a misnomer. None of us can simply approve of ourselves. People with good self-esteem got it from somewhere else first. They got it from someone else first, someone who first gave them approval and affirmation. Crosswalk.com
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Jun 11, 2013

When Expectations About Your Calling Are Messing You Up

People of faith are often people of passion. It’s not uncommon for those who have been touched by grace of God to want to return the favor, to make a difference in this world. We want to know our place in the scheme of things and we are passionate about...
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Jun 10, 2013

Why Your Teenager Must Have a Job This Summer

Every teen needs to know what it is to look for and to have a real job. A real job would be one where they might have to answer to a demanding boss, trade her own personal fashion tastes for an unflattering company uniform, and forgo some of the social...
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Jun 10, 2013

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

Everyone has bad days at work or even long periods when they feel disheartened about their job. But how do you know the difference between ordinary, occasional dissatisfaction and a genuine mismatch? How do you know when you're truly ready to move on? And how do you then get out...
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