Got a Lot to Do? Then Take a Break!

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So writes Phyllis Korkki, writing for the New York Times. In “To Stay on Schedule, Take a Break,” Korkki examines and summarizes evidence that intentional break-taking improves performance and efficiency. Here’s her point in a nutshell: A growing body of evidence shows that taking regular breaks from mental tasks improves productivity and creativity — and [Read More...]

Google’s Secret: Search Inside Yourself

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According the New York Times, Google has a new secret that’s transforming their corporate life. In “O.K., Google, Take a Deep Breath,” Caitlin Kelly investigates this secret, a class called “Search Inside Yourself.” She sets up the need for this class by pointing out the extraordinary demands and stresses for those who work at Google’s [Read More...]

God Rebuilds the World Through Our Work

Does our work really matter? Lester DeKoster answers “yes” in his insightful article, “God Rebuilds the World Through Our Work.” It appears at The High Calling. DeKoster made me think about work (mine and that of others) in a way I had not considered before. Speaking of The High Calling, be sure to check out [Read More...]

Thoughtful Reflections on Work and Family

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If you ever tagged along when your father went to work, if you ever think about how your work life has been impacted by your family, or if you are a parent who wonders how your own work might touch the lives of your children, I strongly urge you to read a thoughtful and moving [Read More...]


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