Women, Power, & Fashion: Now Choose Two

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

By Deborah Ma, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. “We are all, to varying degrees, public people now.” For better or worse, you’ll have to admit with Vanessa Friedman whose article, Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Power of Style, published in the New York Times, explains how in a world increasingly run with social … Read More

Dave Evans: What Innovation is Not

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” Luke 16:10 What constitutes innovation from a Christian perspective?  Innovation is a term widely used, but how does it line … Read More

When Work Feels Fruitless

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. My primary work is as a mother. I have several advanced degrees and I spend hours sitting on the floor, wiping runny noses, or standing in the kitchen, washing dishes. Many days, it seems like everything that I do backfires. It is easy to feel like … Read More

Fights – and Writing – Through Fear

June 5, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

By Norma Hopcraft, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. It takes an inordinate amount of courage to reveal our lives—our bad choices, our weaknesses and foibles, our very souls—in our writing. So the title of the Center for Faith and Work’s workshop for writers, “Fearless: Accessing Hidden Creativity Through the Written Word,” snapped … Read More

Being Black—but Not Too Black—in the Workplace

May 29, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

By Adia Harvey Wingfield, originally posted at The Atlantic. Being a person of color at a predominantly white workplace creates its own special kinds of stress. To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in environments … Read More

Millennials Losing Faith: Reinventing Meaning in a World Without Religion

May 25, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

Originally posted at The Atlantic. In the United States, 25 percent of young adults under age 30 do not claim affiliation with any particular religion—twice as many as their parents’ generation. What does this mean for communities of faith as young Americans increasingly turn away from such identity-forming institutions? Outside of those traditional religious institutions, … Read More