Book Review: Biblical HR – Applying Eternal Truths to Everyday Work (Brett Billups, 2022)

Wow... this was great! One of the many thoughts that resonated with me within these pages was the one about resolving conflict in the workplace. As an HR professional, even after 12+ years of experience, I always feel like I've failed when I'm unable to resolve someone else's conflict that they've brought to me. I … Continue reading Book Review: Biblical HR – Applying Eternal Truths to Everyday Work (Brett Billups, 2022)

The Beggar and the Statue

Preface: Today's blog post is a result of an assignment last week from the writing course I am currently taking. I was instructed to write a fairy tale. This is what I came up with... Once upon a time there was a poor beggar on a street corner in the city who was holding up … Continue reading The Beggar and the Statue

100 Things You Can Do Right Now to Have a Better Day Today

GiveA genuine and specific compliment to someone who deserves itAway at least 5 things that you are not using anymoreA word of encouragement to a pastor, waiter, customer service, or public service workerFlowers or a phone call to a family memberLess of your time to worry or complaining or gossipMoney to charitySomeone a hugYour best … Continue reading 100 Things You Can Do Right Now to Have a Better Day Today

Book Review: The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace (Chapman/White, 2011)

This is the type of book that can impact and change a culture. So many of the book studies I've participated in at work are focused on the work. This is the first book I've read that is focused on the people who do the work, how to communicate the value that they bring, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace (Chapman/White, 2011)