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5 Simple Ways for Parents to Overcome Job Burnout

5 Simple Ways for Parents to Overcome Job Burnout

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Reading Time: 4 minutesI was burned out on my job and it was affecting my parenting. I’d arrive home emotionally and physically exhausted. My four-year old daughter would ask me to play with her. I just wanted to eat, recline on the couch and watch TV. I needed to clear my mind from the stress of work. At […]

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Why Dads Should Take Paternity Leave

3 Excellent Reasons Why Dads Should Take Paternity Leave

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Reading Time: 3 minutesMy wife and I were planning for the birth of our second child in 2002. I wanted to take more than a week off for paternity leave. Because I worked for a large company, the law allowed 12 weeks. But I couldn’t take three months off without pay. When my first child was born, I […]

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4 Tips on How to Get a Promotion at Work

4 Simple Tips on How to Get a Promotion at Work [Video]

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Reading Time: 1 minuteIf you’re in your late 30s or 40s and struggling with how to get a promotion at work, you’re not alone. You may have met disappointment and frustration trying to move up the organizational ladder. You’re in what is commonly known as Generation X, stuck between Baby Boomers who aren’t ready to give up their […]

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Career Advice Tips to Help Your Child

3 Career Advice Tips to Help Your Child Thrive in Their Work

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Reading Time: 3 minutesBe careful about giving career advice to your kids. A parent’s expectations for their child’s career choice carries a lot of weight. Your influence may lead them to choose a career that pleases you, even if it’s not their first choice. Or they may choose a career against your wishes just to spite you. I […]

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The Secret to Finding Purpose in Meaningless Work

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhy do people who’ve earned millions–even billions–of dollars continue to work? Is there any meaning in that? What’s the purpose in working when a person has managed to accumulate unimaginable wealth? Some might do it for greed. Others for power. But these desires alone aren’t enough to motivate a person to work when they don’t […]

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7 Signs You're Not Trustworthy

7 Signs You’re Not Trustworthy

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Reading Time: 3 minutesWe all want to be trusted. But there are traits that can make a person untrustworthy. One of those traits is gossip. I’ve done this, and maybe you have too. You’ve shared a concern about another person with someone as a way to connect. “Hey, did you notice she’s been showing up late a lot, […]

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Take Time Off Why You Need to Stop Working

Take Time Off! Why You Need to Stop Working

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Reading Time: 3 minutesYou might be burned out on work, or love your work. In either case, you may be working too much. Overwork has damaging effects on the quality of your faith, relationships and work. You need to stop working to thrive. Some people complain about being overworked. Some people wear it as a badge of honor. […]

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The Cost of Complacency to your faith, relationships and work

The Cost of Complacency to Your Faith, Relationships and Work

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Reading Time: 3 minutes“Fools are destroyed by their own complacency.” Proverbs 1:32 Do you know a Christian who’s talking the talk, but not walking the walk? They’re casual, but not committed. They’re apathetic, not passionate. It’s called complacency. Jesus calls it lukewarm, and it makes Him want to puke (Revelation 3:16). Increasing complacency among Christians threatens all of […]

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Are Your Goals Too Big and Too Many?

Are Your Goals Too Big and Too Many?

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Reading Time: 4 minutesTo thrive we must grow. We don’t need goals to grow. But we need goals to thrive. The problem is, we often end up with goals that are too big, and with too many of them. My wife Tami and I planted fruit trees on our hobby farm. We want to harvest fresh, juicy peaches, […]

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5 Steps that Give Me Clarity in Finding My Calling

5 Steps that Give Me Clarity in Finding My Calling

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Reading Time: 4 minutesA calling can be defined as what you were meant to do–your ultimate purpose. The problem is, there are many of us wandering around, wondering what that ultimate purpose is–confused and looking for clarity in finding our calling. I know what that’s like. Searching for My Calling My high school yearbook lists my future profession as […]

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