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
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
Originally posted at Newsmax. The world spends countless hours and dollars scouting the next great professional athlete, but it should be doing the same for American business “super builders,” Gallup CEO Jim Clifton told Axios. “There may be 400,000 Steve Jobses, but we don’t have any idea who they are,” Clifton said, per the report. … Read More
By: Keith Park, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. An interesting situation has cropped up in the auto industry. On one side, you have GM embroiled in the midst of an embarrassing botched recall and on the other side is one of the most exciting and unlikely startups the country has ever seen. In the … Read More
By Emma Green, originally posted at The Atlantic Why are more and more companies offering access to chaplains as an employee benefit? Pastors have long hung out with workers. During the Industrial Revolution, they would preach from factory floors. Nineteenth-century Catholic teachings declared it the Church’s duty to support the working poor. And in the Great Depression, industry titans hired … Read More
Originally posted at Made to Flourish. For this post we’re talking about films featuring taxi drivers. Many of the ideas would translate to Uber drivers, bus drivers, train engineers…even pilots would probably loosely fit the bill. So…Why Ponder Cab Drivers and Films About Them? In a French TV interview Jim Jarmusch shared the following insights: … Read More
by Luke Bobo, originally posted at Made to Flourish. Usability matters — even with instruction manuals! We have all had the experience of puzzling over instruction manuals that leave out important details and just don’t “work” to help us fully assemble a product. Many companies seem to think that instruction manuals are an unimportant, inconsequential … Read More
by MTF Communications, originally posted on Made to Flourish “If we want to be the church — to speak into poverty, to speak into broken homes, and to speak into drug addiction — I think we have to address the economy.” Travis Lowe believes that a local church can impact the economy of its community. Lowe, who joined … Read More
God’s Goodness in a Landlord, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. Landlord’s, can they teach us something about the heart of God?
The God of all Human Resources by John Van Sloten on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. Today we continue our sermon series on vocation and will be looking for God’s passion for human flourishing and kingdom growth in a Human Resources director.