Remaking America through the Arts

July 4, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry, Society

By: Kenyon Adams, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Last fall I had the pleasure and honor of contributing to the National Arts Policy Roundtable, an inspired gathering engendered in the minds of Robert Redford and his friend Robert Lynch (President of Americans for the Arts). The roundtable was recently discussed in the … Read More

Brooklyn Entrepreneurs: MakerBots

July 3, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: Calvin Chin, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Brooklyn start-up MakerBot, a 3-D printer manufacturer, is being acquired by a strategic buyer for about $400 million. This transaction further cements Brooklyn as more than a growing consumer brand.  It is a bonafide hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and and new ideas. Click … Read More

Fashion Thinking

July 3, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. CFW Living Room participant and Vocation Group Leader Fiona Dieffenbacher has published a textbook, Fashion Thinking.  Fieldnotes Magazine features an article by Fiona where she describes her motivation for creating the book: “As I searched for academic textbooks in the field of fashion that might provide support I … Read More

In the Living Room

July 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: Suna Chung, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Consider the lilies of the field. Our God made beautiful stuff, even though he also built it to expire. This is a strange struggle for us on earth: to admire but not to fret, to see beyond the moment (though mesmerizing) to the … Read More

Becoming the Best Place to Work

July 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: Sherry El-Gawly, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Unemployment levels in the U.S. as of July 2013 are 7.4%, vs. a pre-crisis level of 4.7% at the same time in July 2007 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Employee engagement and satisfaction with organizational workplaces has fallen to modern day lows, with employees … Read More

The Decline of Psychotherapy

June 28, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: Lauren Gill, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. A recent NYTimes Op-Ed piece points out that the number of patients receiving psychotherapy treatments has fallen by 34 percent from 1998 to 2007 while the number of people on medications with no therapy has increased by 23 percent. This is not because therapy has been … Read More

Redemption of the Finance Industry

June 27, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: A.B., originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. The consequences of the 2008 financial crisis continue to linger over the world today.  The crisis and the years following it brought to light the structural deformities that have over time permeated the financial industry. Click here to continue reading.

The Hashtag, the Wall Street, and the Wardrobe

June 27, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By: Kathleen Boatman, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. As someone who doesn’t use social media that much personally, I’ve been surprisingly excited watching the development of idea exchange platforms in a corporate setting like finance. An article in McKinsey Quarterly discusses how “leaders can realize the vast potential of social technologies to … Read More