239 posts in category

Calling/Vocation

What If Networking is Not About You? (Part 2 of 2)

In the last post, I made the case that there is a clear career and business case for ever-expanding networking—most…

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Why Expanding Your Connections Matters in Finding Your Calling (Part 1 of 2)

Networking Despised “I hate networking, I even hate the idea of networking.”  “It’s so sleazy, so artificial, so, so, transactional.”…

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10 Questions That Will Make Your Work Better in 2020

Tis the season of year-end evaluation.  You may be thinking of New Year’s resolutions like getting in shape, drinking less,…

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Four Tips to Bring Balance Into Your Life (And Improve Your Mental Health)

It’s so easy to get caught up in the trap of busyness and to think that the more activities we…

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Don’t Pursue Your Dreams. Pursue Obedience.

“When I grow up, I want to be a doctor.”  This was what I told my second-grade teacher when she…

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Reclaiming Your God-Designed Identity

It happened just as God said.  God made earth-creatures in a vast variety of species: wild animals, domesticated animals of all sizes, and small creeping creatures, each…

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When You’re Tempted to Compare

In a world full of aesthetically pleasing photos, continuous updates, and the need to feel connected, it’s rather easy to…

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The Sweet Spot: Finding and Staying in the Pocket (Part 2 of 2)

How much effort is too much? When does our lack of effort doom us to second best or worse? And…

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The Sweet Spot: When You Are Trying Too Hard (Part 1 of 2)

“You try-hard.” This was the label given one of my daughters in high school after she received yet another near-perfect…

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Godly Vs. Earthly Ambition: What is Godly Ambition? (Part 2 of 2)

This is Part 2 of a series on ambition, written from the capital of ambition, New York City. In New…

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