By: Calvin Chin, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Crains New York Business published an article about incubators fueling our local tech economy. Given our stagnant local and national economy, one should not criticize entities that try to support new companies in the name of job and wealth creation BUT can anyone who follows entrepreneurship … Read More
By Chris McNerney and Daniel Lee, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. On his way home from London to New York, Mark Campisano sat next to a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, where he himself was a junior partner. Mark didn’t know the older gentleman very well so when their dinner arrived, … Read More
Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Well, guys – the plug has pretty much officially been pulled on all this free fun businesses were having on Facebook. The reach of a business’s organic (not paid) Facebook posts is being dialed down from what was 12% to 1%. Unless a business pays up, they … Read More
by Luke Bobo, originally posted on Made to Flourish. Family. Work. Technology. These three spheres of life are inextricably bound together, each influencing our lives in positive and negative ways. Technology, while touted as time-saving, can encroach on both family time and moral character formation within the home. We praise technological advances, yet these same … Read More
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 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.
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
This article was originally published by The Economist. You can read the full article by clicking here. IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today a growing … Read More