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As Tractors Dig To Green The Land, Niger Women Lose Out On Work

As Tractors Dig To Green The Land, Niger Women Lose Out On Work

 Land projects such as this one have turned large tracts of Niger from brown to green in recent years and made parts of the hot, dry West African nation productive again Hadjara Ali watched with displeasure as a tractor dug trenches through the parched earth in her remote Niger village, preparing ground for planting where […]

Lay Aside The Weight Of Self-Pity

Lay Aside The Weight Of Self-Pity

I love Jonah not just because of the whole fish episode, but because Jonah is a self-pitying sulker. I don’t endorse his self-pity, but I do identify with it since I’m given to similar kinds of sulking. And I’m thankful that in the Bible God shows the warts of his servants, because I have many […]

Before any Career Decision, Ask Yourself 5 Questions

Before any Career Decision, Ask Yourself 5 Questions

Career decisions are matters of the heart. Think about it. You spend practically every waking hour either working or with your spouse. Shouldn’t you love them both? Besides, the only thing worse than slaving away at work you can’t stand is being married to someone you don’t love. But it’s easy to forget that career […]

Which Will Make You Happiest – A Job Or A Calling?

Which Will Make You Happiest – A Job Or A Calling?

Knowing what you authentically want and need is essential to building a happy, fulfilling life. But thousands of professionals I’ve worked with over the past 11 years dream they want one thing, when in reality, having that thing would make them miserable. I teach about the concept of a “calling” vs. a job, and how […]

World Water Day 2016: How access to clean water can change lives, jobs and entire societies

World Water Day 2016: How access to clean water can change lives, jobs and entire societies

There is no life without water. Yet it is not often mentioned that the availability and sustainable management of water has a direct link with the creation of quality jobs. The theme of 2016 World Water Day – Better water, better jobs – aims to highlight how water can create paid and decent work while […]