Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Tim Keller and Katherine Leary Alsdorf discuss five key areas surrounding work: finding meaning and joy in work, success at work, a short and long-term view of work, calling and the issue of work and rest. Click here to continue reading.
Originally posted on Kingdom Entrepreneur. Had an interesting encounter at Tigo, the second largest cell phone company in Rwanda, today. In the cell phone business in Rwanda, Tigo is to MTN as Avis was to Hertz in the U.S.—a distant #2. Tigo is the up and comer—energetic, edgy, ambitious, but also chaotic. Click here to continue … 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: Cindy Chang Mahlberg, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. A decade ago, The New York Times Magazine coined the idea of The Opt-Out Revolution to describe the phenomenon of highly-educated career women who opted-out of the workforce to focus on raising their children. Last week, the magazine published another feature story entitled The Opt-Out Generation … Read More
Originally posted at Work.Qz. A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build … Read More
By Gina Lee, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. When I considered signing up for the CFW Vocational Intensive, I was hesitant to commit. With wedding planning on my mind, I certainly wasn’t looking to get involved in a 3-month program to take any more of my time. Some referred to it … Read More
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
Originally posted on the Center for Faith and Work. David Miller on how we can humanize workplace culture and how brokenness can become a source of empowerment and possibility in our vocations. This video is from the 2013 Faith & Work Conference. Click here to continue reading.
By Bethany Jenkins, 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, Mark tried to … Read More
Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. If God leads or guides people to their work, could it ever be legitimate to change jobs? Wouldn’t that be rejecting God’s guidance to the work you already have? Martin Luther, the 16th century Protestant theologian, famously … Read More