Mar 7, 2013

A Small Company With "Regular People" Wins Recognition

A small company won the prestigious Malcom Baldrige quality award. How did they do it? “Of course, we weren’t supposed to win. We’re just regular, common people,” said Texas Signplate President Dale Crownover “It was God. It was the faith. And we have a little bit of love,” Theology of...
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Mar 6, 2013

20 Simple Ways to Encourage Others

If you long to be an encourager as you go about the high calling of your daily work, Family Life Today offers 20 practical ideas, from an excerpt of Sam Crabtree's book, Practicing Affirmation . Image by Patricia Hunter . Used by permission.
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Mar 6, 2013

Five Faith Values to Practice at Work

The tips of my mother’s fingers were engraved by the marks of practicing her violin. Most people knew her as a talented musician. I knew what that meant, a lifetime of continual practice, and the permanent indentations to prove it. In a recent Wall Street Journal article (“ Practice Makes...Read more +
Mar 6, 2013

A Zoologist in Awe of God's Creation

by Cora Munroe
I have always felt drawn toward wildlife. As a child, I was enthralled with animals at the zoo, and spent hours gazing at such beautiful creatures. In third grade, my family went on a cruise where I had the opportunity to snorkel off the island of St. John. It was...Read more +
Mar 6, 2013

Parents: Don't Shackle Your Children With Vocational Guilt!

My grandmother was awesome, the coolest granny in California. She loved parasailing and polar bear swims, and she loved Jesus Christ. But one day she told us, "My greatest hope is that all of you will grow up to serve the Lord as missionaries and pastors." She meant well. But...Read more +
Mar 5, 2013

"What have you learned from a mentor?" - Jenny White

"What have you learned from a mentor?" - Jenny White
The vocation of caring. That is such a huge thing that needs to be focused on. I think, "Yes," businesses need to be built and nonprofit organizations, but the vocation of caring. I mean, I don't really know what's more important than that.Read more +
Mar 5, 2013

Your Place in This World

We all need to understand our purpose in our work. If we don't have one, despair frustration and disappointment can easily set in. It’s a rare employer that can connect the dots with labor to a higher goal. GE recently produced a series of videos, featuring their own employees, that...
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Mar 4, 2013

People Ultimately Want Truth

Stationed at an Egyptian staging area for Allied soldiers, Oswald Chambers was faced with thousands of men, half who would not live to see their homes again. He started a popular Bible Study that packed the house. The world was reeling with confusion and these men sought answers. Read Randy...
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Mar 4, 2013

Is a Good Name Important in Business?

Companies with great reputations attract great employees. And corporate r eputations are created over long periods of time. Honesty, integrity, and a high degree of service are the key ingredients for building a loyal customer base. All of that can be ruined with one act of deception or a poor...
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