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Why Can’t You Find the Perfect Mentor?

The problem with seeking out the perfect mentor is that, outside of Jesus, that person does not exist. The key to finding a mentor is to find someone who is really good at what they do in an area in which you desire growth. This person doesn’t need to be a boss or someone who…

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Motivate Your Team By Believing in Them!

  His boss believed in him more than he believed in himself. And it changed everything. Julio Echegoyén, Walmart International Team Leader, P&G, learned early on that the best way to motivate others is more than coming alongside to provide support. It’s about believing that those on your team are capable of achieving success. When…

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The Veil Was Torn – Don’t Replace It!

  Yesterday, we celebrated the resurrection of Jesus. Now it’s Monday and we’re back to work. But the story doesn’t end here! When Christ died, the veil in the temple that separated God from relationship with His people tore open. Our spiritual life is as relevant today at work as it was yesterday at church.…

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Jump In Before You’re Ready

When God called them to open a taco restaurant, Austin and Ashton Samuelson’s experience with fast casual was limited to drive-thru and take-out. Lacking any resources, capital, or actionable experience, they took to prayer. Once the business launched, Austin and Ashton knew it could only grow with God’s help and continued direction. They got together…

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Risk Failure, Don’t Fear It

Fear of failure holds so many back from stepping into the big God-ideas in life. Maybe it’s asking for a raise, risking it all to become an entrepreneur, or finally asking that special person out on a date! Stepping into unfamiliar territory can be intimidating, especially when the risk factors are unknown. But knowing where…

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Ever Feel Like an Imposter at Work?

“When is somebody going to wake up and realize I’m really not good enough for this?” Celia Swanson, former EVP, Walmart, constantly doubted her capabilities. Even though she achieved success early in her career, she still struggled with “imposter syndrome.” But she realized that what she lacked was confidence – and it was a roadblock…

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Holy Intent Changes Everything

He decided to go into work early, to offer up his knives in prayer, and to cut chicken for the glory of God. Jon Tyson, now lead pastor of Church of the City of New York, found early on in his career that worship was so much more than singing “emotionally charged songs” on the…

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Have You Ever Questioned Your Trust In God?

When your world comes crashing down, success cannot carry you. When her life’s greatest dream was days away from being accomplished, Marshawn Evans Daniels, lost it all. Times of disruption and devastation shake us. They may not shatter our faith, but they can certainly cause us to question our trust in God. And that’s okay.…

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Would Jesus Be a Good Employee?

When it comes to living out your faith at work, there is no complicated, magical formula. It’s all about the fruit of the Spirit. Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales and CEO, Jellyfish Labs, explains that if Jesus was walking around the workplace, he wouldn’t just be witnessing to everybody – he’d be finishing up that…

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Compelling Leaders are Defined by Their Followers

People aspire to be around compelling leaders because they want to be influenced and impacted by them. They want to help these leaders achieve their goals and vision. Compelling leaders are servant leaders. In her time at Walmart, Celia Swanson had the opportunity to be exposed to many compelling leaders who demonstrated empathy for and…

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Are Your Company’s Core Values Biblical Principles?

In this video, Dr. Eli Jones touches on the six core values followed by Texas A&M, where he serves as Dean of the Mays Business School. These core values – excellence, leadership, integrity, selfless service, respect, and loyalty – are actually based on biblical principles. As Dr. Jones explains, “All I have to do is…

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Can Job Performance Influence Our Witness?

LoriAnn Biggers, CEO, Bella Vaughan, reminds us that our peers and the people we lead will know we are Christians by our love. But do they? You can’t be self-centered or a terrible manager who threatens employees, then pivot to share the Gospel and expect people to follow you. It doesn’t work that way! While…

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What’s Your Motivation for Success?

It is vitally important to be diligent about checking our hearts and the motivation for success in our work. In this video, Jon Tyson explains that career idolatry is one of the biggest challenges a believer can face in his or her lifetime. When you work in busy places like New York, Los Angeles or…

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Develop Your People at the Speed of Business

One of the goals we have as leaders is to steward growth in others. A challenge many leaders face, however, is to grow their people with the same focus, passion, and intensity that they grow their business. It’s normal to experience seasons where business growth is not in alignment with people development. Sometimes it’s important to…

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The Business Tool You Didn’t Know You Had

God set the stars in their place; and while we all look to the same sky, we express our own creativity in myriad ways. Poetry, film, fashion…. The way we create and engage in these mediums is an expression of who we are. But creativity is not limited to the arts. In this video, Simon…

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Should Sunday “Really” Be All That Different?

It’s easy to divide church and work, but fundamentally they should be an integrated whole. The church experience is different than the work experience. Marc Yount, President & COO of Field Agent, explains that church is segmented from work through the way it is structured, but fundamentally there is no difference. Church was always meant…

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Is Failure Something to Be Feared?

Fear of failure holds so many back, but is it something to avoid or simply something of which to be mindful? In this video, Sean Womack explains two types of failure. Personal and moral failure can be life-shattering, but when it comes to professional failure, it can be really good if you know how to…

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