Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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June 16th, 2016

Good, Bad and Promising News for Recent Grads

Degrees in hand, 1,9 million college grads hope to join America’s workforce this summer. The good news: the job market is hot. The class of 2016 has better job prospects than those in any class since the Great Recession. The not-so-good news: Salaries levels haven’t fully recovered from the...

Channel(s): LeTourneau Originals
May 10th, 2016

Why Millions See Faith as a Leisure Time Activity

Most adults spend the bulk of their waking hours doing some type of work. That’s because God designed mankind to work—to be His partners in stewarding His creation and contributing to human flourishing. But many Christians don’t connect God to their work. To them, work is nothing more than...

May 4th, 2016

Joy for the World

Christianity in America is losing ground. Our friend and fellow convener of the 2016 Faith@Work Summit asks a timely question? Can the church regain its cultural influence? In this though provoking book, Forster examines how the church lost its culture-shaping voice and what we can do to...

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May 4th, 2016

Faith Works at Omni Hotels - An Interview with Bob Rowling

Faith lived out at work inevitably leads to tough choices. For some it may mean risking ridicule for turning down dishonest gain. Others may forfeit promotion  -- or even lose a job -- for drawing a line in the sand between right and wrong. For Bob Rowling it means many things, including...

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April 28th, 2016

Bellmont CEO Steve Bell Shares Lessons Learned from Lean Times

Steve Bell had always loved carpentry, so in the 1970s he started a little business out of his garage. Today he is President & CEO of Bellmont Cabinet Company, maker of high-end cabinets, with 300 employees and over $60M in sales.. The road to Steve’s success was anything but smooth. In...

April 13th, 2016

The Perk That Matters Most

What's the best way to increase productivity, loyalty and overall well-bring in the workplace? a. Implement a wellness program b. Offer employees more money c. Launch a bring-your-pet to work day d. None of the above Those who chose "d" get to go to the head of the class. Research suggests...

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April 13th, 2016

Trust Gap Grows

The Edelman TRUST BAROMETER 2016 is yet another wake-up call for every business leader who doesn’t recognize the importance of trust. Whether you lead a global workforce or couple of part-time employees in your home office, the trust topic deserves attention. According to Edelman’s report...

April 13th, 2016

Do You Know Where You Are Going?

Where are you going?  You may ask, “What?”  The question bears repeating, where are you going?  Where are you going in your personal life?  As the leader, where are you going in your business? As I was thinking about those questions, I just could not get out of my mind of a story that I...

April 8th, 2016

How Do You Handle Emotions at Work?

How do you juggle workplace emotions? Dark and stormy seasons blow your way. Spectacular new opportunities emerge. Grief and loss descend. Financial crises loom. Office politics and busyness press on your soul. What about romantic tensions, rivalry, and bouts of bitterness? Must leaders...

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April 7th, 2016

The Race to Hire Millennials

Fortune magazine’s 2016 list of “The Best 100 Companies to Work For” is out, and those companies are racing to hire Millennials. Note the change since 12 or so years ago when the first Millennials graduated from college and entered the workforce. Boomers and GenXers were quick to...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace