Category: Work

Dreaming of a Different Way to Be

My friend Nancy has a teaching job in South Korea. She moved there last year, and is staying this year for another term. She says it’s fun teaching the kids English, but it’s also a financial decision. The cost of living there is low… Continue Reading “Dreaming of a Different Way to Be”

A Question of Value: Blue Collar Skills

Tonight I had the opportunity to hear Nick Pinchuk, Chairman and CEO of Snap-on, Inc., deliver a keynote address. Snap-on, of course, is the manufacturer of Snap-on Tools. I work for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and we are having our professional… Continue Reading “A Question of Value: Blue Collar Skills”

Keep Your Head Down and Your Mouth Shut….No Way

In Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly, she explores how shame works in schools and in corporations to squelch innovation and creativity. A middle school girl told her: There are times when you can ask questions or challenge ideas, but if you’ve got a teacher… Continue Reading “Keep Your Head Down and Your Mouth Shut….No Way”

Bringing God to Work

It took me awhile in my spiritual walk to bring God to work. I don’t know why, but somehow I thought God didn’t really care about Corporate America, the way I make my living and all the stupid political games that go on there.… Continue Reading “Bringing God to Work”

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