4 Money Landmines for Your Marriage by Art Rainer
The way you manage your money will impact your marriage. You will make financial decisions with and without your spouse. Art Rainer talks about different decisions you are faced with and how to avoid making a decision that will negatively affect your marriage.
“In marriage, there are money landmines. These are decisions that can lead to a significant blow up in the relationship. Needless to say, each one is to be avoided. Here are four money landmines to avoid in your marriage”:
The career advice I give my own children — How to end a job well by Dee Ann Turner
How you transition into a different position at work or leave that employer all together says a lot about you as a person. The reason you are making the change should not determine your actions during your transition/departure. Dee Ann Turner, A Chic-fil-A VP, gives outstanding tips as to how you can leave a positive impression and not “burn any bridges” during this process.
“How we leave a job is as important as how we start one. At some point in the future, you are likely to need a reference from the current employer. Sometimes, if you work in the same industry, you may end up working with some of the same people or they might even be your client one day.”
Who Should Own Your Self-Development? by Brian Dodridge
We should prioritize self-development no matter who we are. Personal growth is vital to healthy leadership. Our leadership, leadership being influence, affects our homes, relationships, and work environments. Brian Dodridge lays out just how important self-development is and why we should set goals to improve the person we are today.
“It is your responsibility to develop yourself. God created you a pretty spectacular person, but in all areas of life, we need to grow. Some of this growth will occur organically. But it’s the other part that I’m talking about—the part that requires a purposeful effort.”
Read This and You’ll Never Say I’m Busy the Same Way Again by Joshua Straub
If your current responses are anything like these: “my week was good, busy, but good”, or “things are just busy right now”, or how about “I’m just too busy that’s all”, then take a second from the business and read what Joshua Straub has to share about his own busy life. This will challenge and encourage you!
“God challenged me at 2:30 AM to consider how well I hear him in my busyness—no matter if I have a newborn and a toddler, business meetings, deadlines, social media, conferences, school plays, homework, lunches to makes, children to feed, groceries to get, people to follow up with, an oil change, and the list goes on.”
4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Colorblind by Trillia Newbell
This blog presents the question: Can you imagine wanting to be colorblind? Trillia Newbell has a heart for Gods people to see each other as He created them…exactly as He physically created them. She says, ““I’m not racist. I love all people. In fact, I’m colorblind.” But, she still sees the physical characteristics of how God created each individual and suggests that should strive to not be colorblind rather “colorsmart”.
“I’m an African-American woman. I cannot—and crucially, I have no desire to—erase the fact that God made me this way. There’s no hiding my milky-brown, freckled skin. I am who I am. When I walk into a room and I’m the only black woman, it’s obvious. I know it; you know it; we all know it. It’s ridiculous to pretend otherwise.”