Leadership: Workplace

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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...

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...

October 22nd, 2015

Put Fear In Its Place - Lessons From a Former Airline Executive

Scott Dickson is the former CEO and president of Vanguard airlines, a position he took in early 2001 with full understanding that it was a turnaround situation. The airline was in trouble, and it was his job to reverse a bad situation. Then 9/11 changed everything. In his book, Never...

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

April 11th, 2015

Kingdom Calling

In Kingdom Calling, Amy Sherman provides a glimpse of the fulfillment of Proverbs 11:10: “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices.” According to Sherman, the righteous are the citizens of a city who see everything they have as a gift from God to be stewarded for His purposes...

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,...

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March 15th, 2015

Max De Pree on Leadership

Leadership Is an Art by Max De Pree,  I read Leadership is an Art when it was first published in 1989. The book has become a classic, selling more than 800,000 copies. De Pree's timeless principles on servant leadership, humanizing work, building relationships and...

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January 13th, 2015

Don't Miss Your Calling

Perhaps you are wondering, What did God create me to do? What is God’s will for my work? Is there any way for me to know for certain that I am doing what He called me to do? These are good questions to ask since knowing what God's will should be our top...

December 4th, 2013

Work Matters | Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson's book, Work Matters, is an important book for Christians who want to serve God at work and for pastors who want to equip them. Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Nelson connects Sunday worship to Monday morning and gives readers practical tools...