Articles

January 1st, 2013

How Busy Colleagues Spread Secondhand Stress

Every office has (at least) one—a colleague who is always walking fast, finishing other people's sentences and racing from meeting to meeting while fielding email, texts and voice mail on multiple devices. Sue Shellenbarger reports about how such busyness causes office stress—and can also...

November 20th, 2012

Feeling Beat Up at Work? Give Yourself a Pep Talk!

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 40 percent of workers reported that their job was very or extremely stressful. Perhaps you can relate. Author J.B Wood writes in The High Calling about how self-compassion can help you be happier and cope with stress at...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
October 9th, 2012

Why Do You Work So Hard?

People work 80 to 100 hours per week in jobs that they are not called to do, so they are miserable, says Dr. Anne Bradley.  They work hard to get nice things, or perhaps for power without regard to the impact on their families. Those aren’t reasons we as Christians should be working hard...

May 17th, 2012

When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters

“Some organizations will excite you. They'll stimulate your success and growth. Others will be stressful. They may lead you to quit before you've accomplished much or learned what you hoped to. With the pressure (or excitement) of finding a new job, it's all too easy to pursue a job...

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...

via Ken Boa
November 8th, 2011

People Watch How You Deal with Stress at Work

As leaders who want to reach our generation for Christ, we need to lead in a way that allows others to see our faith in God. Remember that those you lead will see how you respond to such pressures and will follow your actions. Read Ken Boa's blog.

November 3rd, 2011

Are You Tired of Feeling Overwhelmed?

"This the first time in more than a decade that I have been without an executive assistant. I had clearly taken this role for granted, not realizing how much it had freed me up to do what I do best.  At first, I decided to power through it. I needed to take a different approach if I was...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 19th, 2011

30 Moments Christians Face in the Workplace

Made to Matter offers a number of excellent resources for workplace small groups. These studies by Randy Kilgore are designed to help you discover that Scripture is relevant to your work life by uncovering truths that apply to issues and incidents nearly every worker faces such as: Defining...

September 19th, 2011

CDC Reports Increasing Job Stress

CDC reports on the growing epidemic of job stress, confirming that occupational pressures are the leading source of stress for American adults. Three-fourths of employees believe that workers have more on-the-job stress than a generation ago.