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November 26th, 2015

Why Appreciation Matters

What is the one thing that leaders can do for those who work for them that will contribute more to productivity than anything else we do? Take an attitude of thanksgiving back to work! Stop and say, “Thank you.” In an article in Harvard Business Review entitled “Why Appreciation Matters So...

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...

February 28th, 2014

Research That Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Two editors at Harvard Business Review compiled 22 HBR articles based on current research they believe will help us reach our goals in 2014. Here are some of their postings: “Successful people do nine things differently than everyone else.” “The rest of us hold ourselves back in five major...

via NPR
September 16th, 2013

How We’re Spending Our Time

The average adult with a full-time job spends 9 hours, 12 minutes and 36 seconds working and commuting on a typical workday. And what do we do for work? The biggest employment sector today is government. See how our time and jobs break down in two graphs from the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
via ABC 13
June 14th, 2013

CDC Reports Americans Are Unhappy

Anti-depressant usage in America has increased 400 percent since 1994. So why are so many people unhappy? This<a data-cke-saved-href="http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?id=900022" href="http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?id=900022" line-height:="" normal;"=""> report offers reasons why...

November 3rd, 2011

Blanchard Perspectives and White Papers

The Ken Blanchard Companies synthesize observations and commentary about business trends, organizational performance issues and leadership challenges in a dynamic and globalizing workplace.  Good information on the Blanchard website about leadership and management.  Registration required...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
via Examiner
October 31st, 2011

Christians in the Workplace

Christians leaders in the workplace fall into four categories according to a study by sociologists D. Michael Lindsey of Rice University and Bradley C. Smith of Princeton.