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November 21st, 2019

Benefits of Leadership by the Book

Organizations are often run according to "the superchicken model," where value is placed on star employees who outperform others. Yet business leader Margaret Heffernan says it's social cohesion, not competition, that drives the most high-achieving teams—a principle we find throughout the...

October 18th, 2019

Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah

We can learn much about leadership by studying the lives of Bible characters. Previously in our series we have learned from Jesus and Joseph. Today, we’ll look at leadership lessons from Nehemiah. Hand Me Another Brick, written by Charles Swindoll, was one of the books about Nehemiah I read...

October 3rd, 2019

Leadership Lessons from the Life of Joseph

Joseph is one of my favorite characters in the Bible. Alistair Begg writes that his story is a tale of jealousy, deceit, slavery, misrepresentation, injustice, lust, rivalry, and forgiveness. It is also a wonderful example of how God worked in Joseph’s life through all of its ups and downs...

September 12th, 2019

Jesus: The Ultimate Servant Leader

We're pleased to introduce Bill Pence as a new contributor to the Center for Faith & Work website. Bill served as a leader in a Fortune 50 company for 38 years. He is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary, serves in leadership at his local church, and is...

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...

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...

September 6th, 2018

Seeking Truth in Business

Etched in stone in the chapel of Christ Church College at Oxford University are the words of John Locke spoken over 300 years ago: “I know there is truth opposite falsehood, that it may be found if people will search for it, and is worth the seeking.” As we conduct business in a...

February 12th, 2016

Are Employees Withholding Valuable Information?

According to an article in Harvard Businesss Review, your employees may be withholding valuable information that you need as a leader. James Detert and Ethan Burris write, Maybe it’s about a project that’s gone off track or a manager who’s behaving badly. Or maybe they’re not...

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...