When a Bad Thing and a Good Thing Are the Same Thing by Lynn Cowell
Our first response as parents is often to protect our children from pain and disappointment. Lynn gives us new insight in how not interfering in our children’s lives to fix their hurt and disappointments can actually let them learn to be strong, brave and confident.
There it was. That beautiful voice, drifting down the stairs, once again. If only I could understand even one of the words she sang. The fullness of her operatic melody belonged in a cathedral; not holed up in the tiny bedroom where she practiced with her piano again and again and again.
Hospitality hints is a monthly feature with some helpful tips for being hospitable in everyday life. This post talks about investing in women younger than you are. It doesn’t matter what stage of life we are in, we all have something to offer a woman younger than we are.
I’m at the point in life where I’m not always the younger woman. I’m 33, in a new season of life, and I’m trying to figure out what it looks like to invest in women who are younger than me. Sometimes it looks like coffee or brunch with a girl who just graduated college to talk about life, adulting, and careers. Other times, it’s through my Community Group at church, which is made up of women in their 20s and 30s. I have always been one to reach out to other women for advice and wisdom, so I try to make myself available to do the same. Even if it’s not your natural inclination, it’s part of being the body of Christ to the women we encounter. No matter what stage of life you’re in, you have something to offer a woman younger than you.
How Big Companies Are Missing It with Millennials by Steve Graves
Steve shares insights on how to connect with millennials in the workplace. One way is to connect them with heroes inside the company.
How do you best utilize millenials in your big company? Just ask them. Millennials get a bad rap. (When I say millennial, I mean anyone who started college with a cell phone.) By 2025, 75% of the world’s workforce will be millennials. It’s a big group, and one that is often stereotyped. They’re tech-savvy, cause-driven, and many other things. But if you want to know them well, it sure helps to talk with them.
Leaving a legacy and finishing strong should be the goal of every leader. Art shares a warning of fears that could wreck a legacy. This post is a wake up call to all leaders.
Experienced leaders are those who have been in leadership roles for a significant period of time. These experienced leaders have led well throughout their career. Their lives and leadership have impacted many, which is why they have remained in their role.
7 Reasons Leaders Tend to Quit Your Organization by Ron Edmondson
It is a given that any organization that expects to grow will need to learn how to keep leaders once they are hired. Ron shares some reasons leaders tend to leave organizations.
If any organization expects to grow, they need to attract, develop and retain quality leaders. Any argument with that statement? If so, you probably just like to argue. And, I get that too.