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October 19th, 2013

How to Humanize the Workplace

Overworking employees to the point of exhaustion is treating them like cogs in a machine -- not fully human people who need rest and leisure. This article from The Gospel Coalition discusses how to bring the humanizing influence of the gospel to your workplace.

via LinkedIn
April 12th, 2013

Want to Be More Productive Personally?

Time matters. That’s why sometimes you need to schedule nothing. While this sounds counter-productive, Jeff Weiner, CEO at LinkedIn, says it is crucial to schedule time to think, reflect, synthesize information, and just take a breath! It is the best way (even the ONLY way) to do your job...

March 22nd, 2013

Tech's Best Feature: The Off Switch

Could you survive without your phone for an entire day? In this Harvard Business Review Blog, Tiffany Shlain tells how her family takes a technology “day of rest” --no cell phones, computers, gps, iPads, etc. The benefits are many and worth pondering. Have you taken a "technology shabbat”?...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Forbes
February 16th, 2013

Goofing Off Can Make You More Productive

Want to be more productive at work? Forbes staff writer, Susan Adams reports, "A growing body of research suggests that the longer you keep your rear end in your chair and your eyes glued to your screen, the less productive you may be. Getting up from your desk and moving not only heightens...

September 29th, 2011

Work and Rest According to Jesus

Religious leaders in Jesus’ time had a long list of rules for the Sabbath. When questioned about the Sabbath, Jesus did not respond by dismissing it. Instead, He redefined it. The Sabbath is a blessing from God -- one we will only enjoy when we understand it correctly. Download this audio...

September 29th, 2011

Work | Sermon by Timothy Keller

Sermon by Dr. Timothy Keller on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York "Our God works, He is creative and He rests. We are made in His image and should mirror these attributes. Paul gives young Christians in Thessalonica practical advice on how to work--not only...

September 29th, 2011

Made for Stewardship

Dr. Timothy Keller's sermon on Genesis 1:26-2:2; 2:7-9, 15 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York "Genesis 1 is one of the most important passages of Scripture pertaining to work. We are called to work because God also worked. We can work for God by using our gifts for others. We...

September 19th, 2011

"Seeing Work as Your Mission"

In an excerpt from his new book, The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath, Senator Joe Lieberman shares his views of work and rest from a Jewish perspective.