Articles

via Bill Peel
September 24th, 2015

Communicating Grace in an Ungracious World

Whether we work on a factory floor, in a cramped cubical, or in the corner office, each of us has the opportunity to bring grace to our workplace. Even small things—a word of encouragement or a simple act of kindness—can be used by God to accomplish big things. Graciousness Stands Out  In a...

September 23rd, 2015

5 Tips for Gracefully Accepting Constructive Criticism

Criticism -- even if it's constructive criticism -- can be tough to stomach. How we respond to criticism lets others see behind the curtain of our lives.  one is perfect, but accepting criticism is tough. Unbelievers watch how we respond to criticism and challenges to see who we really are...

September 23rd, 2015

7 Communication Opportunities For Every Leader

Bobby Albert is a 40+ year veteran of the moving and storage business and writes about values driven leadership at BobbyAlbert.com. We've reposted with his permission an important article about communication filled with practical wisdom and quick-start suggestions....

via C12 Group
September 23rd, 2015

The Art of Listening Well: 10 Things Christian Business Leaders Should Never Silence

C12 is one of America's leading CEO Roundtable organizations. Founded in 1992, C12 helps Christian business owners or chief executives ​achieve excellence through best-practice professional development, peer sharpening, consistent accountability, and learning with the eternal...

via Bill Peel
February 28th, 2014

Conference Call Survival Strategies

If you, like many, have a strong aversion to conference calls, gird your loins. They're not going away. Sue Shellenbargar sites research in a recent WSJ article that the number of conference calls in the U.S. is expected to grow 9.6% a year through 2017. Ugh!  Though conference-call ...

September 12th, 2013

From Instagram Snapshot to Feature Film

When I was all of 24 years old, I met this guy at church. He was 26. Good looking. Friendly. Pretty wife. Adopted newborn kid. Former college quarterback. Physical therapist. Committed Christ-follower. His name was Butch Buchanan. Butch made a huge impression on me. He was a quiet guy, but...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
February 26th, 2013

Write E-mails That People Won't Ignore

If your inbox is like most people’s today, important emails sit there waiting in line with a host of news feeds, spams, and forwarded jokes, and other occasionally important bits of communication. The same is true for those critical emails that you send to your boss, direct reports, and...

via Bill Peel
February 15th, 2013

When Christians Say (and Do) Dumb Things

Have you ever considered how your words and actions influence the way people view Christianity? Every day, by what we do and say, we either draw or repel people to the truth. That’s easy to forget when we’re dealing with an annoying coworker or difficult client. Unchecked frustration often...

January 29th, 2013

Keep Your Audience Engaged By Sharing the Stage

Harvard Business Review offers strategies on how to keep an audience engaged when making a presentation. How do you keep the attention of an audience when you are speaking?

December 4th, 2012

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

In this Wall Street Journal article, Ruth Mantell lists the top four job skills for those seeking a promotion or a new job in the coming year. Number one on the list is the ability to communicate well. She offers specifics about verbal and written communication, and practical advice about...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies