It seems everyone I know right now is caught up in the momentum centered around giving gifts. Just after retiring the Thanksgiving leftovers to the fridge, folks abruptly turn their activities to a gift-buying frenzy, kicked off with Black-Friday door busters. Since gifting is
The new year brings changes. It’s a chance at a fresh start, a time to renew energies, make new plans, and create new resolutions. For some, it’s the perfect time to act upon job or career angst. You may suffer from career burnout or may decide it’s time to finally follow your
This time of year, people will take time out of their busy schedules to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday and count their blessings. They create cozy settings full of abundant food, friendship and family. They travel great distances to be with loved ones, cook for days, and
Recruiting and hiring in the corporate world is challenging enough, but hiring for ministry can be a formidable task with stakes increasing in senior pastoral positions. For those of you who’ve hired in both worlds, you know that church staffing is unlike any staffing out
One of the things we love about Leadership gurus Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey is that they popularized the belief that anyone can lead, you just have to hone your “style-flexing” skills.
There are a number of traits that help define an effective business leader. If you are familiar with DISC theory, you might think there would be certain natural DISC leadership styles, but that is not necessarily the case. The key to being a good leader is being self-aware so
Your mission statement is one of the most powerful tools of your organization. Yet, ironically, many don’t take the time to create an effective mission statement. A Harvard Business Review article reit-erates that this important task is often overlooked, thrown together or
Certification in behavioral analysis isn’t just for professional offices, it’s making an impact in the classroom too. Corporate consultants and life coaches have long known that using DISC is a great tool for coaching people to become expert communicators.
Success is not always measured in money, status or possessions. For some, it is how much positive difference could be made in the lives of others. For these noble people, volunteerism is a calling, and a much-needed service for every non-profit. Volunteerism is growing, as
When it comes to better grades, thinking matters. More accurately, the way you think matters, and can make the way you study more effective. The key is knowing the way you think. Freshmen students who took part in a study at Eastern University have shown an increase in GPA