Work Gets More Complex, 6 Rules to Simplify | Yves Morieux, originally posted on TED on YouTube. Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today’s businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex — and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees … Read More
by Liz Lin. Originally posted on the Salt Collective. I’ve been thinking a lot about work for the last week, in large part because of a few articles that have been circulating the interwebs. There was Sam Polk’s op-ed in the New York Times, in which the former Wall Street suit diagnosed himself — and … Read More
by Kat, originally posted on the Salt Collective. I live and work in autism land — that’s my way into this conversation about the autism spectrum and my life as a graduate student. I am an autistic woman completing her PhD in Educational Psychology. Almost three years ago, a professor who knew me relatively well, … Read More
by Ebony Adedayo, originally posted on the Salt Collective. We live in a society that demands constant production. Similarly to the Israelites when they were slaves in Egypt, we are expected, no coerced, to keep turning out profit so that Pharaoh America, can build a bigger empire. In exchange for working hard, we are told … Read More
by Jeff Haanen, originally posted on the Denver Institute for Faith and Work. “Low, low prices.” With that motto, a generation ago Walmart took over the world of retail. For years Walmart seemed untouchable; they could consume any competitor with volume, price and efficiency. Click here to continue reading.
Bible Commentary / Produced by Theology of Work (TOW) Project There is continuing debate about whether or not these community summaries advocate a certain economic system, with some commentators describing the practice of the community as “proto-communism” and others seeing a mandatory divestiture of goods. The text, however, does not suggest an attempt to change … Read More
Are startups the answer to inequality? by Patton Dodd, June 21, 2017. Originally posted on Folo Media. Expert says businesses that close and open equate to a healthy and competitive economy. A new study finds that Texas is among the national leaders in “economic dynamism.” That’s a technical term: it means businesses starting and closing, … Read More
Originally published by the Theology of Work Project. The proverbs do not stop with commending generosity but go further to claim that caring for the poor is a matter of justice. First, the proverbs recognize that people are often poor because the rich and powerful defraud or oppress them. Or, if they were already poor, … Read More
The Way We Think About Work is Broken | Barry Schwartz from TED, originally posted on YouTube.
This article was originally published by Christianity Today, written by Andy Crouch. You can read the full article by clicking here. This Sunday, thousands of pastors will prepare for worship. Some of them will wear distinctive clothing—the albs and stoles of liturgical churches echo ancient priestly garments. But many more pastors will wear nothing that … Read More