Articles

July 23rd, 2012

The Value of Working for a Bad Boss

"I’ve had more than twenty bosses in my career. I worked well with nearly all of them. But surprisingly, I learned the most from the worst ones. The truth is that most of my supervisors were average. Sadly, I really can’t remember much about them." Read Micheal Hyatt's lessons learned from...

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July 12th, 2012

Six Ways to Deal with Criticism at Work

"Criticism at work can affect every part of your life, adding stress during work hours and invading your thoughts outside the office. If you don't handle it well, negative feedback from your superiors and colleagues can ultimately derail your career." Read Alina Dizik's six tips for dealing...

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June 18th, 2012

Seven Tips for Success on Day One of a New Job

"The first day at a new job is fraught with questions. Will it look bad if I can't remember everyone's name? When can I ask for my first assignment? Can I bring lunch from home?" Kelly Eggers explains three fundamentals to demonstrate the first day. What are your tips for success on day one...

May 17th, 2012

When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters

“Some organizations will excite you. They'll stimulate your success and growth. Others will be stressful. They may lead you to quit before you've accomplished much or learned what you hoped to. With the pressure (or excitement) of finding a new job, it's all too easy to pursue a job...

November 3rd, 2011

Creating Your Personal Life Plan

"Sadly, I have met very few people who have a plan for their life. Most are passive spectators, watching their lives unfold, one day at a time. They are reactive rather than proactive. They may plan their careers, the building of a new home, or even a vacation. But it never occurs to them...

November 3rd, 2011

What Teens Aspire to Do in Life, How Churches Can Help

A new Barna Group study explores the vocational aspirations of U.S. teenagers and examines the role of faith communities in influencing churchgoing teens’ college and career decisions.