Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

via Forbes
March 23rd, 2015

Five Trends Shaping the Workplace of the Future

In a series of articles, Jacob Morgan, Forbes contributor and author of The Future of Work, describes the trends that are “creating an unprecedented war for talent that is forcing organizations to shift from creating an environment where they assume employees need...

March 23rd, 2015

Joy at Work: A CEO's Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Dennis Bakke is co-founder and CEO of AES, an energy company with 40,000 employees in 31 countries and revenues of $8.6 billion. Bakke led a quest at AES to “create the most 'fun' workplace ever,...

via Fortune
March 22nd, 2015

Millennials Can Change the Workplace for Good

Plenty of criticism has been leveled at Millennials for their obsession with personal technology, their self-centeredness and their lackluster work ethic. But like it or not, Millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. It’s time to welcome them and capitalize on the...

Channel(s): Workplace Environment
via Bill Peel
March 16th, 2015

Great Places to Work: MHBT - An Interview with CEO Bill Henry

Founded in 1996, MHBT is one of the largest independent insurance firms in Texas and is among the top 50 Independent brokers in the U.S., serving clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Lubbock, and Midland.  MHBT is consistently recognized as one of the best companies to work...

March 12th, 2015

How to Create the Best Workplace on Earth

Suppose you want to design the best company on earth to work for. What would it be like? That’s the question asked by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones as they studied the relationship between authentic and effective leadership. In Harvard Business Review, they offer their findings “as a...

Channel(s): Workplace Environment
via Inc.
March 12th, 2015

Happy Employees = Better Productivity

"Keeping your employees happy and productive doesn't have to be difficult or expensive,” says Graham Winfrey at Inc.com 

Channel(s): Workplace Environment
via Bill Peel
March 12th, 2015

“I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling.” Response to the WSJ Article

In “I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling” (WSJ, Business & Tech, Feb. 25), Rachel Feintzeig captured the spirit of a LeTourneau University education. A few examples: Bob Walker, CEO of Walker Mowers (1963 LeTourneau engineering grad) wants his employees to know that they do more...

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February 22nd, 2015

The Gospel in Blue Jeans

When Johan Lam and Andrew Chen launched their line of men’s clothing in 2003, they named their new brand 3Sixteen, as in John 3:16. The quality of their products has attracted global attention, and today 3Sixteen is one of the fastest growing denim lines on the market. They offer a broad ...

February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

via ThirdPath
February 4th, 2015

Real Estate as an Extension of God’s Grace

This is an interview conducted by our friends at ThirdPath about the CEO and founder of The Haro Group (A residential real estate sales business).