Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

April 29th, 2015

Jump-Start Social Responsibility at Your Company

What are you and the company where you work doing to make the community a better place? The term "corporate social responsibility" became popular in the 1960s, and although some have deemed it merely a public relations stunt, most major companies have taken seriously the opportunity to...

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...

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 Culture
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 Culture
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 Culture
November 9th, 2014

Don't Abandon your Post

When Jesus said, "Go into all the world and make disciples," what do you think he meant? Of course that means that God wants the Gospel to be taken to every nook and cranny where lost people need the gospel. That includes lost tribes in remote jungles as well as lost co-workers in your...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

via Bill Peel
June 19th, 2014

Why People Hate Work & How That Can Change

“The way we’re working isn’t working,” say Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath in a New York Times article, “Why You Hate Work.”  Middle managers, as well as top-level executives reported: They don’t feel appreciated. They find it difficult to accomplish the most important work amid...

June 16th, 2014

Why Faith Belongs in Your Workplace

Would you listen to a Facebook market expert with pink hair talk about why faith belongs in your workplace? I would. Sandi Krakowski is a Top 20 Women Social Media Influencer according to Forbes. She helps “small business owners and big corporations utilize the online space and social media...

March 29th, 2014

Wildly Productive Mornings

What's your morning energy quotient? Do you hit the ground running or rev up around ten -- after plenty of coffee? If we have, say, approximately 25,000 mornings in our adult life, then learning to make the most of first hours -- so we can make the most of each day --  is not only important...