6 Job Networking Myths Busted

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You know you need to make a change. Work is not working anymore. You have prayed, prepared and planned. Your resume is ready. You have your accountability partners in place, understand why you are on a job search, and learned how to articulate what you are good at. It’s time to start networking. If you are not currently in sales …

Victory in midst of Defeat

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Maybe you can relate to this emailed prayer request from Randy… “I am slowly dying in my job by ‘a thousand cuts.’  “I need to transition soon before I am technically fired. My position has changed responsibilities during the past year, moving away from my strengths.  “This is combined with a new manager with whom there is very little positive …

Toughest Job in the World Interview

Interviews are tough enough. How would you feel about interviewing online for the toughest job in the world? Watch and see how tough it can be! Who wants a job that requires 24×7 availability for years, physical endurance, mental resilience, and a variety of relationship and tactical skills? Would you take a job that not only paid nothing, but could actually cost …

MoneyWise Radio Interview

Listen in as I was interviewed last Thursday by Howard Dayton, founder of Compass Ministries, and Steve Moore, radio host. I joined Steve and Howard as they were discussing “created for good works” and how we can tell what God’s plans are for our jobs and careers. They wasted no time asking questions: “You worked for Chick-fil-A; did you bring waffle …

How Team Works

I love March Madness college basketball. In just five days, 64 teams invited to the NCAA Division 1 men’s tournament were cut to a sweet 16, one of which is my alma mater, North Carolina. Nothing illustrates how teams work and win better than basketball.  My heart races watching the speed, skill and syncopation. How great would it be to …

Overwhelmed?

Earlier this week I began my day by reading again one of the most important devotionals in my life, based on Romans 8:37.  “Nay, in all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.” Later that day I watched the new movie Race about the four-time Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens. Jesse overcame not only competitors on the …

Love at Work

What’s love got to do with it? Everything! Warning:  If you love someone at work, keep affection off premises and outside of office hours.  Be aware that romantic advances can limit your career.  Remember that humming hormones can make you stupid. Warming:  If you love your job, then the passion for your work flows, and so do relationships and the …