The Missing Ingredient At Work

This feels timely, for a Monday. Over at The High Calling, Leslie Leyland Fields reflects on the ingredient that can make all the difference at work: love. This is our winter work this year, building a house on a wilderness island in Alaska where no one has lived for 30 years. Now there are two. [Read More...]

Don’t Let Your Need for Approval Get In the Way

A lot of things can hold us back in our work – something they were exploring at The High Calling last week. But this one seemed especially interesting: “how your need for approval can hold you back in your work.” You’re 25. And when you’re applying for a promotion as a columnist in the metro [Read More...]

Industry of One

Two of my friends from church (who are married to one another) have a website that I recently discovered, called Industry of One. In it, they explore different people’s personal style and work habits – two topics that interest me greatly. And it’s accompanied by terrific photography. Reading the website made me think of a [Read More...]

Taking advantage of vocation

Charles Mathewes, a professor at UVA, recently wrote for Inside Higher Ed about vocation, calling, and work. His advice is specific to professors, but I think this is applicable far beyond that field! But ironically the difficulty everyone faces seems, to me at least, interestingly similar: we all face an inability to distinguish between different [Read More...]


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