Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

December 3rd, 2018

Legendary Partnership Between George Bush and R.G. LeTourneau

One of the most daring ventures in the oil exploration industry was the development of the first moveable, off-shore drilling rig by R.G. LeTourneau for George Bush's Zapata Oil Company in the early 1950s. What was labeled impossible was daily fare for R.G. LeTourneau’s genius-level...

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December 2nd, 2018

Surprising Things You May Not Know About R.G. LeTourneau and How God Shaped His Life Through Work

Christians in the workplace need role models—businesspeople who are moored in their faith, who bring glory to God in their work, and who finish well. That’s why the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University is proud to release a new pictorial biography of R.G. LeTourneau's life ...

January 2nd, 2019

Appreciating Your Staff Makes Business Sense

Fifty-one percent of managers reported they felt they were doing a good job in recognizing work well done, but only 17% of their team members stated they felt recognized by the manager for doing good quality work.  For some leaders, the topic of showing appreciation to their employees is...

February 6th, 2019

Excellence at Work

As we celebrate Black History Month, it's difficult not to consider the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has had on our culture for the good. But beyond his magnificent "I Have a Dream" speech and his monumental  "Letter from Birmingham Jail," he gave wise advice to a small audience in...

February 6th, 2019

The Value of Diversity in the Workplace

Two years ago, I saw a movie that moved me deeply. Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of black female mathematicians in the early 1960’s who worked brilliantly and diligently behind the scenes at NASA, amidst a hostile environment towards both females and blacks. In spite of...

February 6th, 2019

How to Build Stronger Relationships

Some of the world's greatest business experts all agree that strong relationships are the key to success. Your most important asset is your network and should be a major focus. Here are 7 ways to build stronger relationships: 1. Make Time. Building relationships take time, energy, and...

February 14th, 2019

True North Business Conference

If you’re like many leaders, you often get to the end of the day and wonder, “Where did the day go?” Our days are often filled with meetings and mayhem, with little time to focus on the most important things. To become the most effective, sometimes we need...