Christmas and Giving

  Get out your wallet:  the holiday season is here.  Retailers everywhere have been preparing us for this great season of spending for months, some even putting out Christmas decorations on the 5th of July.  Culture trains us that the holiday season is about giving the latest and greatest gadgets and piles of toys. Caught in this culturally induced conundrum, …

Money Talks

  Money, money, money- MONEY!  Everyone likes to have money, but many people feel awkward when it comes to the salary of a new job.  As a job seeker prepares for an interview, money is an area that needs to be thought through before you get there. Well a few good points from our Crossroads Career Workbook in Step 6 …

Face the Fear of What Lies Ahead

Twelve years ago, I was standing on a ropes course wooden platform 60 feet up hooked to a zip line – hesitating. Then I heard a friend’s voice behind me:  “Jump now. It’s not better later.” He was right. I jumped. You can too. As you consider crossroads in your career, you may be hesitating. Why? Global employment changes have …

Do What You Do Best

  Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day at work? For most of us, the answer is unfortunately “No!” In the United States, only 32% of workers say they use their strengths every day, according to Gallup® research. You are God’s unique masterpiece created for good works. How different would your work life be …