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via Bill Peel
August 23rd, 2015

Don’t Work Yourself to Death

The accident occurred at 11:04 a.m. according to the police report. A deafening crash and shower of glass and shrapnel had jolted me awake. I slammed on the brakes as a gooseneck trailer peeled away a good portion of the driver’s side of my car, barely missing me. My face stung and body...

June 15th, 2015

A Minute of Margin - Rx for Peace in the Midst of Stress

Most of us live lives of “quiet desperation,” as Henry David Thoreau put it, except we’re not too quiet about it. Jesus promised us peace and an abundant life, so why we do look so much like our stressed, discontent non-Christian coworkers? Dr. Richard Swenson offers prescriptions for...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Bill Peel
April 15th, 2013

Work Is Not the Enemy

Last month we posted a NYT article by Erin Callan, former CFO of Lehman Brothers, in which she confessed how her work had become a consuming priority—and ultimately her identity.  While Callan’s story was a wakeup call to many of us with the workaholic gene, I raise a cautionary flag. Such...

March 22nd, 2013

Creating an Annual Time Block

Do less important things sabotage time for things that matter most to you? Michael Hyatt has created a template in Excel that will help you live out your priorities by planning well in advance. If you don’t, he warns, you'll end up living out someone else's priorities. How do you prioritize...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
November 19th, 2012

Who’s On First?

by: Daniel Southern “My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind” —Albert Einstein   Proverbs 3:5-10 (The Message)"Trust GOD from the...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
October 3rd, 2012

The Cardinal Sin of Wasting Time

Pastors often complain that church members don’t understand the time pressures of a pastor's job. While that rings true, according to Mike Glenn, Senior Pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church in Nashville, it's also true that pastors don’t fully understand the lives of their members. He says "...