There’s more to life than just keeping busy. I don’t want to come across as a “know it all” about the workplace. However if you are considering a New Year’s resolution you may want to think (at my expense) about a few of these “lessons learned” from working in some very aggressive organizations and positions. […]
So, what is emotional intelligence (EQ)? That’s a question I often get. The bare bones answer has two parts. The me part: understanding what I’m feeling and managing it productively. The others part: understanding what’s happening with the people around me and engaging with it in productive ways. In Life, EQ is the Key to […]
Today, there is an ever-raging debate on how important faith is in determining and influencing our values as a society. Some would say that religion doesn’t have a place in determining our values. They would say that it has no place in the workplace; that it couldn’t possibly matter in business deals or in workplace […]
There’s no shortage of opinions on millennials. Some say they are lazy, self-centered and entitled. Others might describe them as free-thinkers, innovators, or givers. There are a lot of reasons for the diversity of these opinions, but the main one is a difference in values that often happens between different generations. According to the Barna […]
For many millennials, having a job where they believe they are making an impact is a significant key to their happiness. For 7 in 10 millennials, according to research by Rutgers, this is “very important”, while for nearly a third it is “essential.“ It shouldn’t be surprising that less than 20% are satisfied with their […]
Conquering the Challenges of the 21st Century Church February 24, 2017 There has been a shift in the kinds of people that U.S. churches are ministering to. In the past, their audience has been largely composed of people that had been to church before, and who were familiar with the traditions and vocabulary of the […]
Boomers, Millennials, and the Growing Tension: Nine Lessons in Generational Dynamics March 14, 2017 The tension between generations is nothing new and now, as the Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age and Millennials are taking their place in the workforce, the stress is high. But what are Christians supposed to do about it?