Articles

August 21st, 2015

The Stewardship of Retirement

In this article in our series Finishing Strong, Glynn Young discovered that retirement is not a biblical concept. The Bible actually teaches us to be stewards of all that God has given us, all the way up to when we are done in this life. As the time approached for me to seriously...

February 27th, 2014

Always On, Never Done? Don't Blame Your Smartphone

Professionals, managers and executives who carry a smartphone for work report interacting with work 13.5 hours every workday (72 hours per week including weekend work), according to the Center for Creative Leadership. This doesn't leave much time for family and recreation -- not to mention...

October 19th, 2013

Redeeming the Time at Work

One more hour. It wasn’t that I disliked my job. But after a long day of filing papers at my internship, I was losing my edge. My sense of urgency about my work was dissipating. I felt guilty about it, but also powerless to change. Jesus’ words to his disciples seemed extremely...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via NPR
September 16th, 2013

How We’re Spending Our Time

The average adult with a full-time job spends 9 hours, 12 minutes and 36 seconds working and commuting on a typical workday. And what do we do for work? The biggest employment sector today is government. See how our time and jobs break down in two graphs from the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Good
September 13th, 2013

Work Meets Play Infographic

Check out this infographic to see how technology allows work to invade our off time.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
May 9th, 2013

Don't Over-Yes Yourself

Jennifer Dukes Lee writes in The High Calling about how over-commitment (“over-yessing) forced her to leave a job she loved to put her story on hold.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Commute

The average time it takes Americans to commute to work is 25.1 minutes.  Do the math for your own commute and you may be shocked to find how much time you spend in the car over the course of a year. The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics offers a list of ways to transform your...

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

Busted! Are You Stealing From Your Company?

In this High Calling blog J.B. Wood, senior vice president of Clemens Food Group, discusses how taking money is not the only way people steal from their employers.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Ethics