Prepare Yourself Now for the Work of the Future

Can you be replaced by a robot?

“When we are out of sympathy with the young then I think our work in this world is over.” – George McDonald Recently, I ran into a former colleague and her high school aged son. As we caught up, I asked the young man about his plans following high school. He replied: “College, of course!” […]

Congratulations! You Didn’t Win the Powerball Jackpot

Prepare yourself to work for it.

“Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.” – Proverbs 13:1 (ESV) Each of us needs to work. Most of us have to work for economic reasons, but there are also social, emotional, and spiritual reasons that compel us to work. This need to work is on my mind […]

You Can Save A Life by NOT Doing Something

Give your razor the month off

“See my beard ain’t it weird? Don’t be skeered It’s just a beard” – George Carlin November is the month dedicated to men’s health issues, and let’s be real — men, we’ve got issues! Between prostate cancer, testicular cancer, emotional or psychological disorders, addiction, and poor fitness, it almost seems like we’re doomed. Notice I […]

The Debt of Submission

Rendering unto Caesar without selling your soul

“Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s and render unto God that which is God’s.” – Jesus Call me cynical, but I am hearing and seeing more instances of employers behaving in a high-handed and indifferent way toward their employees. This is not an indication that human nature has descended to a new level of […]

The High Price of Free – Part I

“It’s no good, it’s no good!” says the buyer— then goes off and boasts about the purchase.” -Proverbs 20:14 (NIV) I remember a business book published some years ago whose title was “Free, Perfect, and Now.”  The author’s thesis was that customers’ demands had never been higher, and that those who wished to attract and keep […]