One of the best reasons to step outside your comfort zone and try something new is that by doing so you might fail! Sound counter-intuitive? It’s not. Any great business mogul, spiritual leader, athlete, or social icon will tell you that they didn’t get to the top by trying once and succeeding-they had to face….
In order for businesses to compete, innovation must be an active part of the business model and strategic plans for the future. As the needs and demands of the marketplace change, so must our response and ability to deliver quality, relevant products and services. Innovation is a way of acknowledging that what worked in the….
There are so many reasons to step outside your professional comfort zone in order to develop more strength in your leadership style. While many of us fear change and trying something new, especially as leaders who are well-established in our roles and industries, getting outside your “comfort” area can actually strengthen your current roles. First,….
Have you ever felt insecure at work, wondering if you look like you have it together on the outside but all the while you’re sweating under your jacket? In challenging moments like these we may wonder why we’re here, and whether we’re really the “best man (or woman) for the job”. It is helpful during….
The world of commerce is one that will often glorify individual achievements, success in terms of wealth, and ruthless competition. While the temptation to work solely for you and yours, amassing wealth and accomplishments at the expense of your team, your competition, or your own integrity, it may not serve God or create a lasting….
When conflicts arise in the workplace—and they will—pray for the knowledge of God’s Will in the matter and to see the truth of what is happening. The workplace provides an ideal environment for conflict to arise AND a great place to practice faith and surrender to God because we are frequently faced with situations over….
By setting goals at work that challenge us, inspire us, require our faith, and build our character we glorify God by intending and aspiring to be the highest and best that He intends us to be. Setting goals with the intention to glorify and serve God sets our compass in the right direction, so that….
Because we spend so much of our time at our jobs yet control our work environment less than any other part in our life, it is perhaps the most important place to practice our faith or spirituality. While it is tempting to compartmentalize our lives, separating work from church from home life, our faith can….
I am no stranger to failure. I have done it in business, as a parent, as a wife, and as a volunteer. I hate it and love it….here is why. We all experience failure and loss. Often times, our initial gut reaction-that sick feeling like we’ve been punched-is so uncomfortable that we ignore it, avoiding….
When we dwell in negative thinking, our ruminating negative thoughts and worries actually carve pathways in our brains that are reinforced by the cyclical nature of brooding. By indulging in rumination, brooding, and self-punishing thoughts, we form nasty mental habits, making it easier to choose negative thinking over healthy thinking. The next time you feel….