attitude

A New Way to Look at Difficult Employees

How do you look at the difficult employees on your team? Could it be that you are looking at them the wrong way? I’m not saying that everyone is fixable. It may ultimately be better for everyone if the difficult … Read more

How Well Do You Represent Your Employer?

Many years ago I worked for a guy I’ll call Greg. Working with Greg was awkward. He badmouthed his boss in the office, but in public he spoke favorably about him. To outsiders, he seemed like a good team player, … Read more

Stick With It

About twenty years ago, I tried to get a nonprofit off the ground. I launched a new initiative in my community to kick start it. I spent a lot of time on the phone recruiting sponsors for the event. And … Read more

Dedication Starts with These Five Words

When Noah started building the ark that God told him to build, it was a daunting task. Noah persevered with extraordinary dedication to accomplish a purpose that was beyond the scope of credibility. During that time, Noah would have likely … Read more

Work from the Heart

God is not impressed by what you do for a living. And you should not be either. But what does matter to God is how you do what you do. God wants you to work from the heart. Here’s what … Read more

God Always Keeps His Promises

You probably have heard or seen (or experienced) when legal contracts don’t go as expected. It seems like one party is always letting another party down in the promises they make. Perhaps you have been let down by someone else … Read more

How Is Your Attitude during Trials at Work?

There have been times I have allowed work to get me down. I can remember many times when I just didn’t want to have to go to work because of what I had to deal with at the office. When … Read more

Why You Should Cultivate Joy in the Everyday

The Scripture says that you should cultivate joy every day as a result of your relationship with God. But what does that look like? And why is it so important? To rejoice means to be cheerful or calmly happy, according … Read more

How to Overcome Mental Obstacles

When you are trying to accomplish something, often you have to overcome obstacles in your way. But the most difficult ones to overcome are mental obstacles. Many times you may not even be aware of mental obstacles. You may have … Read more

How Your Team Can Play at Their Full Potential

How much productivity is lost when workers are not inspired to work to their full potential—because they don’t see others on the team working to their full potential? Teams can regain this lost productivity.  But managers must first inspire everyone … Read more