Continuing from where we left off last week, there are three common wrong or incomplete views of work. 1. Secular View The primary purpose of work is self-fulfillment. Success in your life means success at your work. Weaknesses: The promises of fulfillment are fleeting – mirage. Self-fulfillment, like a new car, eventually loses its shine. Work becomes an Idol. Work defines your entire being and worth. 2. Two Storied View: Secular vs. Sacred The Two-Storied View distinguishes between Secular and Sacred…
Spence Hackney did an excellent job leading us through the life of Daniel and learning from his leadership. Take a look at his lesson below: Daniel: Who’s on Top? For context, it would be wise to familiarize yourself with the first half of the book of Daniel (chapters 1-6). In bullet form, here is what happens in the first half of Daniel: Daniel witnesses the fall of Jerusalem Daniel is taken to Babylon Daniel has the gift of interpreting dreams, and hears God Daniel…
Iron Leaders, for the next few weeks leading up to 2017, I am going to send you some articles on time management or productivity. The Lord teaches us to number our days and that our days are like a mist so we want to use our time wisely. I hope you benefit from these articles and prepare to get the most out of 2017. Read How I Work: An Interview with Trevin Wax Paul Phillips Pastor, Christ Community Church www.ironleader.org firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bible has more to say about work than most people realize. The Gospel sets us free to work hard without fear. Watch to Tim Keller’s sermon below.
Entrepreneurs, authors, and thought leaders offer questions you need to ask yourself to improve your life. Read here.
Ever wonder how it can be done? Read this great resource by Matt Perman to find out.
John Maxwell, bestselling author, speaker and leadership coach, talks about his journey with Ed and his latest book, Intentional Living. Listen here.
“There is no one right formula for having a great day. Some people say to never check e-mail in the morning; others have the exact opposite advice. The trick is to be honest with yourself about what works best for you to get the most of your 24 hours.” Read the blog by Elizabeth Grace Saunders
“Real leaders, wrote the novelist David Foster Wallace, are people who ‘help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.’” Read the full essay by Nancy F. Koehn.
Some great proverbs and values for teamwork. Read the full article here.