by April Rinne, originally posted on Quartz at Work My friend Diane says that she “works in seasons.” Her work, and the location in which she completes it, often changes as summer turns to fall or as fall turns to winter. Over the years, she’s worked in a combination of new and familiar places and … Read More
by Shana Lebowitz, originally posted on AOL There are few things more frustrating than seeing a coworker hit a sales target, or draw praise from management, or (the horror!) get promoted — when you just know they don’t work as hard as you do. “Great at Work,” a new book by Morten T. Hansen, who … Read More
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.
by Amy L. Sherman, originally posted on Vocational Stewardship. 1. During corporate worship services, pray for members by vocation. This could take a variety of expressions: pray aloud for a different occupational group (e.g., educators or businesspeople) each week invite congregants who are facing difficulties on the job to come forward during or after the … Read More
The Happy Secret to Better Work | Shawn Achor, originally posted on TED on YouTube. We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.
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
How to Find Work You Love | Scott Dinsmore, originally posted on TED, on YouTube. Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters … Read More
Why We Have too Few Women Leaders | Sheryl Sandberg, originally posted on TED, on YouTube. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
by the Kauffman Foundation. What is entrepreneurship? The Kauffman Foundation strives to be the leading foundation in entrepreneurship. Yet, we struggle to answer this question. This question is deeper than a dictionary search. This question has become a philosophical debate among my friends, and among the ecosphere of researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and entrepreneurs themselves. Is … Read More
by Michaela O’Donnell Long, originally posted on Fuller Studio. Sarah sat hidden under her office desk. This was the third night in a month she’d had to sleep at work to meet a project deadline. Her job as an architect was not unfolding as she had imagined. Fresh out of school, she wanted to design spaces … Read More