Are You the Right Fit? Look at the Core!

As we introduced last week, we are delving deeper into the topic of corporate culture and how to determine if you’re the right fit for the organization you’re pursuing. The eight clues we’re proposing are by no means a silver bullet to ensure everything works out, but we believe that if you follow through with these 8 clues, your odds …

Why Do You Get Up in the Morning?

In my corporate career, I worked for two very large organizations: Arthur Andersen and UnitedHealth Group. With the intent of an organizational construct, we found it important to align our people around the purpose of “why” we are here. We spent a great deal of time working to make our mission and values come alive and to be reflected in …

Who Are You Really?

In our new Crossroads Career workbook entitled “Hear God Calling You,” we guide you through a framework designed to enable you to articulate your own Who, What, Where, When, Why and How. We believe that God created each of us uniquely, and if we can know ourselves more deeply and clearly, through His lens, we can be His disciples more …

Retired or Re-Fired?

During the past 70 years or so, the subject of retirement has gained ground rapidly in America due to health and economic advantages we are now afforded. People are living longer, and many are now able to retire for as many years as they have previously worked. In fact, one of the fastest growing populations segments in America are those …

How Deep is Your Relationship with God?

As we’ve been preparing for the release of a new workbook, Hear God Calling You: A Biblical and Practical Approach to Discerning Your Calling and Finding Career Fulfillment, we’ve mentioned that it’s filled with practical exercises designed to help you apply the concepts to your life. Today I’ll be sharing with you two of those exercises to give you a …

How is Your Calling like a Rowboat?

What if I told you that living out your calling from God is like rowing a boat?  That’s because there are actually two main aspects of hearing God calling that function together and must be kept in balance. That’s why teachers and theologians often make a distinction between “primary calling” and “secondary calling.”  Primary Calling A great definition of primary …

Not Just Hearing, But Doing

Last week we announced that our new workbook,  Hear God Calling You: A Biblical and Practical Approach to Discerning Your Calling and Finding Career Fulfillment, is launching at the end of this month. Today, I get to tell you a bit more about what you can expect from the workbook.  Throughout the process of developing the workbook, one of the …

Rethinking Your Career? Don’t Forget This Crucial Ingredient

“The pandemic has made people rethink their lives and their work,” declared a recent news article, one of many reporting on what’s now being called the Great Resignation.  Analysts point to a variety of reasons for the mismatch between the 8.4 million potential workers who are unemployed, and the record 10.9 million jobs open (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Some of …