The desire for career success is universal. Everyone and anyone who sets goals in life will want to reach vocational milestones. Promotion, higher income, greater influence, an enjoyment for what one does are some of the few. Success at work feels all too obvious to many. But it’s surprising how scarce the feeling of success […]
Wired into every individual is a deeply-rooted desire to know one’s place. Everyone is dying to know what their calling is, and to find it is one of life’s highest priorities. What is your calling? I’ve asked many people that question. Many times I get blank stares as replies. We admit it’s important that we […]
“My job is sucking the life out of me.” “I want to do something more inclined to my skills.” “I don’t feel called to my job anymore.” Just this week alone, I’ve spoken to easily three people with the intent of quitting their day job. All three of them were convinced that they were in […]
We’ve all heard the idea of the starving artist who suffers for his art. Some of us might even be planning to take that route or already in that situation, thinking there is no other way. But contrary to popular belief, being a starving artist is not the only option. In fact, it’s an unnecessary […]
Passion is most often defined as doing what you love. Consequently, we define success as being the chance to do something that you love doing. The idea sounds romantic. Unfortunately, it’s not always practical. Sometimes doing what you love even gets you in more trouble than good.
When was the last time you had a bad day? For some of you, it might have been last week. For others maybe it was just yesterday. And still for some you might be having one today. Oh how you probably wish that you would have less bad days than you do. What if I […]
Those were the words my wife posted last night. And any husband would know that when the wife’s exhausted, that’s not good. Upon coming home, me and my wife sat down and I listened to what my wife had to say. She went on to tell me how exhausted she was from all the work and responsibilities set […]
The kind of world I live in is always in a rush. I’ve got meetings, endless to-do lists, coaching sessions, Victory Groups, discipleship classes, and hundreds of things just screaming to get my attention. And the thing about is I know I’m not the only one. There’s a very big chance you’re one of the […]
This blog is the third part of a series called, “Gain A Better Work Day,” where I’d like to walk with you in gaining practices, principles and ideas that can hopefully make us more effective in the work place by making small but meaningful changes to how our work day usually happens.