By Dan Cable, originally posted at the Harvard Business Review. At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work … Read More
By Susan M. Heathfield, originally posted at The Balance Careers With so many people unemployed worldwide, certain topics gain importance in the Human Resources world. From the perspective of the employer, the employee and the unemployed, you want to know how to avoid doing layoffs, how to hold on to the job you have, and how to overcome an … Read More
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
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
Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. We can’t talk about external risk without talking about our internal perspectives on fear and control. Tim Keller discusses a Biblical view of these two concepts and how that informs the way we approach risk. Click here to continue reading.
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
By Thomas Martin, originally posted on the Center for Faith and Work. Seemingly positive and beneficial personal beliefs and aphorisms, such as Do What You Love, have consequences for the wider culture, as Miya Tokumitsu shows us in her article published in Slate. In the same way that doing what you love can be damaging if … 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