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Finding Courage to Grow in Your Leadership at Work

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 Today’s business environment is fast-paced, complex and filled with constant change. It can be overwhelming for anyone, and certainly challenging for young adults just getting their careers started. Dr. Eli Jones, Dean of…

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Weaving Rest Into Your Work Routine Even In Busy Seasons

More and more people seem so buried under work that they find it difficult to take a break and get the rest they need. Over the last couple of weeks, at least five friends have expressed how demanding their work has become so that they can’t even find an hour for lunch or time to…

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Four-Part Strategy for Tapping into God’s Strength for Your Work

Our culture teaches us what we need to do to be successful and get ahead. We learn strategies like take initiative, make things happen, prove yourself, be a lifelong learner, constantly seek the next advancement opportunity, or find ways to make a difference through your work. If you’re like most people, you’ve learned to employ…

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Our Top Most Read Blog Posts for Your Leadership Growth

Today we’d like to share with you our most powerful blog content created over the years. Go ahead, take a look! I’ll bet there’s one you’ve yet to read or might want to share with a friend or co-worker. Regardless, there’s no doubt you’ll discover life-changing content that will help give your work more purpose…

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Influence at Work: Every One Counts

I recently visited the last session of a Leadership@Work Study group that was completing Esther: A Leader of Influence. I don’t often visit the last session of this workplace Bible studies, but when I do, it’s always a blessing to hear participants share their insights. I think you may find the insights of one man…

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Our Top Posts and Podcast Episodes from 2015

Can you believe it? Another year has officially started! Looking back, there were some great topics from 2015 that we want to take into the new year! Here is a list of our most popular blog posts and podcasts of 2015. Blog Posts 17 Powerful Workplace Scriptures Identity Crisis: 7 Lessons Learned from Career Idolatry…

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5 Ways To Turn Your Job Into a Calling

Does your work really matter to you? Do you see that it can have purpose and meaning? Or, is it just a job or a career … a means to an end? Yale psychologist Amy Wrzesniewski has made a living out of studying how the mental perceptions we have about our jobs affect performance. After…

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6 Signs You Might be a Lukewarm Christian at Work

If you are a Christian and you have any interest in trying to close the gap between your faith and work, you need to hear these words today. “I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other! But since you are like…

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Discover the Power of Workplace Bible Studies

It was an accidental encounter with an inspiring outcome. I was walking out of church and Scott was hurrying in with his family. We had been playing email tag with each other about scheduling me to attend the workplace Bible study he was doing at his company. They had just completed one of our Leadership@Work…

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Is There a Flag You Need to Take Down?

A few weeks ago the nation was gut-punched by the shooting of nine praying members of AME Church in Charleston. The act was ruled as domestic terror, committed in the name of segregation and hate; the Confederate Flag was worn by the shooter as an expression of this. The post-civil rights use and acceptance of…

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4 Ways to Approach Workplace Tension

We all experience tension at work in various forms and for a variety of reasons. But what would you say is one of the biggest causes of workplace tension? People are certainly up there, don’t you think? Yup –  difficult bosses, team members, customers, vendors and so on are a major cause of workplace tension (oh,…

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Choose to Live a Flourishing Life

So many of us live moment to moment. We do our best to accomplish the tasks we have to get done each day. We are constantly trying to balance the diverse elements of our lives at home and at work. Each day is a new battle. And before we know it, we string together a…

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Calling at Work: How to Beat Restlessness with God’s Plan

Let’s assume you’re like most Americans who wake up every morning, drag themselves into work, put in their eight to 10 hours, and drag themselves back – only to do it all again the next day. Let’s assume that deep down you’d rather be doing something else – something more meaningful and inspiring. Who knows, maybe one…

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Serving at Work: Who Cares Who Gets the Credit?

Serving at work is hard to do consistently. I work for a Christian ministry and struggle with serving. I teach the stuff. I write on it. And still. In a recent meeting I was presented a “new” idea to react to. Part of the reaction was easy – I had suggested some version of the…

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Excellence at Work: Are You 10 Times Better?

For some of you, the idea of living your faith at work is brand new. It’s intriguing, thought provoking, maybe even exciting. For others, closing the gap between your faith and work is a way of life, and you rightfully seek constant encouragement and ideas on how to live it each day. Wherever you are…

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4 Brave Ways to Boost Integrity at Work

How brave are you at work? Leadercast, The Brave Ones, really challenged everyone to raise the bar on how we define bravery. Think about the times you’ve been brave – when you took courageous action. It may have been pursuing a new idea, being a leader for positive change or confronting someone who was compromising…

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Bravely Living Your Faith at Work: The 7 Pillars

What would we be capable of if we knew we had nothing to fear? And if we could be truly brave…what would we do? The Braves Ones was the focus of Leadercast Live last Friday, May 8. Thousands of leaders around the world tuned in for an incredible day of leadership insight and inspiration. The…

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Four Ways Leaders Can Use Their Words Powerfully

I once heard a workshop leader describe the words we are apt to automatically repeat as thousands of sticky notes hanging off of the virtual ceiling of our collective minds. As we engage in conversation, we frequently grab from those sticky notes in reaction to various experiences. Some words are benign, but others are quietly…

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