September 16th, 2013

What Millennials Really Want Out of Work

As the wave of Millennials, born between 1982 and 2000, join the workforce, employers can’t seem to figure out what they want. However, Adam Grant argues that we all want the same basic things out of work. “Whether we’re Boomers, Gen Xers, or Millennials, we’re searching for interesting,...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
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June 3rd, 2013

Does Your Work Really Matter?

Purposelessness is epidemic, and it's showing up in how we think and talk about our work. According to Gallup research, less than a third of Americans in the workforce are actively engaged and productive in their work. Most are disengaged, and some are actually poisoning business with their...

December 30th, 2012

Every Good Endeavor | by Timothy Keller

"In a work world that is increasingly competitive and insecure, people often have nagging questions: Why am I doing this work? Why is it so hard? And is there anything I can do about it? 

 Tim Keller, pastor of New York’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church and New York Times bestselling author...

January 31st, 2012

Job Satisfaction Linked to Finding Meaning in Your Work

Commitment to a goal beyond self-promotion can help workers manage stress levels, according to John Weaver, a psychologist at Psychology For Business, a Brookfield, Wis.-based employment consultancy. Read what Weaver and other experts say can help workers take control of their happiness at...

November 3rd, 2011

Work, Beauty, and Meaning

Americans are devoted to work. But if our work is so important, then why do many people find work a drudge? Why are there so many jokes and complaints about work? Why is dissatisfaction with our jobs so widespread? Read this insightful article by T.M. Moore.

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October 7th, 2011

Barry Rowan Brings Meaning to Work

Barry Rowan, CFO of Vonage, has spent nearly 30 years building technology and communications companies. In this interview, he describes the purpose of business, as he undertands it, and his struggle with faith and its meaning in his work.