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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...

via LinkedIn
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...

via Fortune
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...

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April 7th, 2016

What Christian CEOs Look for When Hiring New College Grads

In preparation for meeting with Christian Business Faculty Association, John Beckett surveyed 50 Christian CEOs, all of whom head large public and private businesses and institutions. He asked them to identify the most important qualities they look for when hiring recent college graduates....

April 6th, 2016

Loving Monday - Succeeding in Business Without Selling Your Soul

John Beckett graduated from M.I.T. in 1960 and worked in the aerospace industry for three years before joining his father in a small family-owned manufacturing business. When his father died suddenly in 1965, John was thrust into the daunting task of running the family business. A few...

via Bill Peel
April 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...

March 3rd, 2016

What a Christ-Centered Business Is and Is Not

Should businesses be “Christ-centered”? Or, is that calling reserved for your local church? Most Christian business professionals are employed within “Babylonian” organizational cultures. Unlike Daniel, Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego, these Christians in “Babylonian” businesses won’t be...

February 12th, 2016

Are Employees Withholding Valuable Information?

According to an article in Harvard Businesss Review, your employees may be withholding valuable information that you need as a leader. James Detert and Ethan Burris write, Maybe it’s about a project that’s gone off track or a manager who’s behaving badly. Or maybe they’re not...