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October 30th, 2017

How We Can Foster Human Flourishing at Work

Every resident of planet earth has responsibility to foster human flourishing. God even called the Jewish exiles to seek the wellbeing of their enemies. Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have...

April 28th, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

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...

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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...

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...

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February 28th, 2014

How to Find a Mentor

Evidently, God thinks mentors are important because He gave us examples throughout Scripture. Joshua had Moses. Ruth had Naomi. Elisha had Elijah. Paul had Barnabas. Timothy had Paul. Even Jesus had Joseph to teach him the trade of carpentry. Business New Daily says, “All entrepreneurs need...

September 16th, 2013

What Millennials Really Want Out of Work

As the wave of Millennials, born between 1982 and 2000, join the workforce, employers can’t seem to figure out what they want. However, Adam Grant argues that we all want the same basic things out of work. “Whether we’re Boomers, Gen Xers, or Millennials, we’re searching for interesting,...

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September 13th, 2013

Your Career Well Being and Your Identity

According to Gallup research people who have the opportunity to regularly do what they enjoy are more than twice as likely to be thriving in their lives overall. To appreciate how much our careers shape our identity and wellbeing, people took five years to fully recover from prolonged...

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May 9th, 2013

Does Your Team Know Their Work Matters?

Matt Monge, Top 100 Leadership Blogger, says leaders often talk about vision and culture, when they should focus on helping employees understand that what they do matters, and how it matters, and to whom it matters. “Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for...

April 12th, 2013

Can You Dump the Work You Hate? Maybe!

Are there tasks you hate to do?  What would you change in order to boost your satisfaction and effectiveness? In this article from Harvard Business Review, discover how you might redefine unpleasant parts of your work.