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“Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.” –Proverbs 15:22

Wise Counsel Illuminates Blind Spots

The pressure is real to move quickly, be decisive and deliver answers fast. So it’s easy to feel compelled to take action before we’ve done our due diligence. Running new ideas and solutions by others takes time, and that time can be costly, right? The trouble is we can actually slow ourselves down by going…

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3 Keys to Winning Respect

Living in a way that commands the respect of outsiders – in this case, those who do not follow Jesus – is vital to the furthering of the gospel. The onus is on each and every one of us, too. People are watching how we live out our lives, how we get our work done,…

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“How Do I Center My Ambition on Christ?”

Discerning the voice of God from one’s own ambition is a challenge. However, it doesn’t need to be. Grabbing hold of God’s will for your life is neither a mystical nor aimless pursuit. Ambition, when the true motives behind it are checked against selfishness, is a godly pursuit. Humans were given the mandate to be…

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Long-Lasting Success Is Up to You

Long-Lasting Success Is Up to You

Long-lasting success is not a result of pedigree or family name. Not alma matter, or even lack thereof. Name recognition or who you know might give you a foot in the door, but making something useful of your career is up to you. You’ve got to do the hard things. Show up. Study hard. Work…

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Pause and Turn Your Attention to Christ

“My heart says of you, ‘Seek his face!’ Your face, Lord, I will seek.” – Psalm 27:8 We are all seeking something out of each day at work – recognition, solutions, achievement, promotion, help, security, and friendship, to name a few. When we seek these things from the world around us it can actually leave…

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You Are Valuable To God No Matter What

Application: Even if you were the only person at work who ever fell short, God would pursue you just the same. You belong to Him, and you’re a part of your team for a reason. You will find it easier to share the value you have to offer when you remember that you are valuable…

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Walk Alongside Those You Lead

Application: Leaders have a responsibility to serve the entire team. That means rather than being exempt, you need to do the dirty work alongside those you lead. Remember that they are your coworkers, and you are all executing the same vision and mission together.

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Responsibility to Risk

Application: The servant in this passage invested five bags of gold, and that investment paid off. We are called to be good stewards of the resources we have been entrusted to oversee. Sometimes that means using wisdom to take risks, like hiring the underdog, giving difficult feedback, and taking a stand against inappropriate behavior to…

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Shift in Priorities

Application: Take a hard look at how you spend your time, resources and money. Ask God how He wants you to shift your priorities so you can serve others with the resources He has given you to steward.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger. Visit…

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Having The Right Design For Your Work

Application: Resist the temptation to jump into the work before inviting God in. Take a moment to ask God for His purposes in your work before you shift into the next task.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger. Visit workmatters.org/resources for additional faith-at-work resources.

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