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February 14th, 2019

True North Business Conference

If you’re like many leaders, you often get to the end of the day and wonder, “Where did the day go?” Our days are often filled with meetings and mayhem, with little time to focus on the most important things. To become the most effective, sometimes we need...

January 2nd, 2019

Appreciating Your Staff Makes Business Sense

Fifty-one percent of managers reported they felt they were doing a good job in recognizing work well done, but only 17% of their team members stated they felt recognized by the manager for doing good quality work.  For some leaders, the topic of showing appreciation to their employees is...

December 3rd, 2018

Legendary Partnership Between George Bush and R.G. LeTourneau

One of the most daring ventures in the oil exploration industry was the development of the first moveable, off-shore drilling rig by R.G. LeTourneau for George Bush's Zapata Oil Company in the early 1950s. What was labeled impossible was daily fare for R.G. LeTourneau’s genius-level...

November 4th, 2018

Mark Greene: Boaz, the Godly Manager

Mark Greene grew up Jewish and became a Christian in his early twenties. He worked in advertising in London and New York before becoming Vice-Principal and Lecturer of Communications at the London School of Theology. He now serves as Executive Director of the London Institute for...

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November 3rd, 2018

Wendy Simpson: Living in God's Presence at Work

Wendy Simpson is a global business leader and deeply devoted Christian. She is Chair of Wengeo Group, an innovative diversified industrial group with investments in manufacturing, precision engineering, industrial property development, venture capital and new media. She has held key...

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November 3rd, 2018

Living in the Lion's Den Without Being Eaten

How does God want us to live in a caustic culture that's becoming increasingly hostile to biblical values?   Should we isolate ourselves and associate only with other like-minded individuals? Join the demonstrations? Fight back on secularists' terms? Retreat within the shelter of our...

November 3rd, 2018

Andy Mills - Passion in Business

Andy Mills is the Executive Chairman and President at Archegos Capital Management. He was the former Chief Executive Officer of the Thomson Financial and Professional Publishing unit of The Thomson Corporation, where he was also a member of the Board. Andy is also a Senior Fellow at The...

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November 2nd, 2018

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

If you found Gary Chapman's book on the five love languages helpful, you'll enjoy his new book with Paul White that takes their expertise to work. Just like people resonate with particular expressions of love in the family, employees and co-workers have certain ways they like to be...

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September 3rd, 2018

Robots and God's Glory

On a recent visit to Chicago, I had the privilege of meeting with Matrix Design's CEO, Pat Bertsche and a group of company leaders who are test driving our new curriculum, Growing a Business that Glorifies God--an eight-part guided study of why business is important to God and how...

July 9th, 2018

Honoring God in Commercial Real Estate

Getting a bird's-eye view of parcels of land is an important part of real estate development. It's also a reminder of how real estate development fits into God's agenda to cultivate his creation and bring what He created to full flower.