Apr 24, 2013

Vocation as Parish: The Missional Possibilities of Inhabiting Your Workplace

When I hear someone talk about being more “missional” or “incarnational” in my faith, I wonder where I’m supposed get all that time to hang out with people and build relationships with my neighbors. I don’t have a job that is ministry related, affording me the flexibility to hang out...Read more +
Apr 24, 2013

The Next Step After a Bad Performance Review

A glowing performance review is always a good experience, but a negative one doesn’t have to be a setback. You can turn a bad review into an opportunity to grow and improve your career if you handle it the right way. The first priority is to stay calm and objective—a...
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Apr 23, 2013

The Secret to Productivity and Happiness at Work: Xtreme Generosity

The other day I received an email from a complete stranger, asking for advice on a business plan: “ Dear Mr. Wood," he blurted forth. "I saw your name blah blah blah and I have this wonderful idea blah blah could you please take some time to review and give...Read more +
Apr 22, 2013

The Ultimate Work-at-Home Wardrobe Guide

You’ve probably heard at one time or another—dress the part and you’ll be more productive. Studies are now showing that dressing the part may actually improve job performance. A lab coat or a suit and tie may not be for you, but considering the findings, how are those fluffy slippers...
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Apr 19, 2013

The Required Burning: Notes from a Musical Mid-Life Crisis

The artistic work of a life, or the life of an artist, is about the doing of the work, the going of the work — the writing of this essay, the singing of this song. The audience, the outcome, the success or failure of that work cannot be a consideration...
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Apr 19, 2013

"How Do We Avoid Complacency at Work?" - Andy Crouch

"How Do We Avoid Complacency at Work?" - Andy Crouch
If we approach our jobs not just as a task to be accomplished but as an opportunity to be explored, would things begin to look different?Read more +
Apr 19, 2013

Coach for Life: YP Interview with Glynn Young

"By 2020, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics figures, baby boomers will account for more than 25 percent of the workforce, up from 16 percent today" ( Sacramento Bee ). Predictions like this have led some to focus on the resulting intersection of two significant employee groups: Boomers and Millennials...Read more +

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