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April 21st, 2017

PING - Golfing for God's Glory

Bubba Watson won the 2012 and 2014 Masters using PING irons. These were joyful wins for PING CEO John Solheim, who is also a LeTourneau University Trustee and alumnus. In 2014, PING earned 15 gold awards in Golf Digest's "Hot List."  In 2016, PING claimed the Supplier of the Year Award for...

February 9th, 2017

How to Witness at Work

Every day when you arrive at your workplace, an attitude arrives with you. Our attitudes are like the perfume or cologne we are wearing; we smell the fragrance when we first put it on, but others smell it throughout the day. The fragrance you’re wearing at work, others are picking up. So...

February 1st, 2017

A Young Perspective on Millennial Job Hopping

I think we might need to accept that things have changed, and millennials just don’t stay in a job for that long. I’m not saying it’s right. I’m just saying it’s true. Right now, “9 in 10 millennials expect to stay in a job for only three years.” (Barna Research) So it begs the...

January 11th, 2017

Hope-filled, Shalom-centered, Love-infused Assessment | Assessment and the Kingdom of God Part 2

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 2 of a three-part series, he describes the difference between many business assessment models​ and the Shalom-centered ...

April 13th, 2016

The Perk That Matters Most

What's the best way to increase productivity, loyalty and overall well-bring in the workplace? a. Implement a wellness program b. Offer employees more money c. Launch a bring-your-pet to work day d. None of the above Those who chose "d" get to go to the head of the class. Research suggests...

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April 13th, 2016

Trust Gap Grows

The Edelman TRUST BAROMETER 2016 is yet another wake-up call for every business leader who doesn’t recognize the importance of trust. Whether you lead a global workforce or couple of part-time employees in your home office, the trust topic deserves attention. According to Edelman’s report...

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April 4th, 2016

Faith Works at Omni Hotels - An Interview with Bob Rowling

Faith lived out at work inevitably leads to tough choices. For some it may mean risking ridicule for turning down dishonest gain. Others may forfeit promotion  -- or even lose a job -- for drawing a line in the sand between right and wrong. For Bob Rowling it means many things, including...

February 12th, 2016

Are Employees Withholding Valuable Information?

According to an article in Harvard Businesss Review, your employees may be withholding valuable information that you need as a leader. James Detert and Ethan Burris write, Maybe it’s about a project that’s gone off track or a manager who’s behaving badly. Or maybe they’re not...

February 11th, 2016

How to Go Public with Your Faith Without Being Offensive

As the third-generation leader of his family's group of car dealerships in Georgia, Chris Patton wanted to honor God through the business, but he was concerned that being more open about his faith and the company's Christian values could repel customers and cause non-Christian employees to...

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December 11th, 2015

How Don Jordan Serves Christ and World-Famous Pimento Cheese

Don Jordan is a successful entrepreneur and restaurant franchisee I wish every Christian could know. Here are highlights from his inspiring business career and a short video about how he continues to challenge over 40 business leaders he has mentored over the years.