Many would tell him ‘Are you crazy to look for a different job? You should just be happy with what you…Continue
Fear of giving up a secure job?
Fear of God being angry if you make a poor choice?
Fear of your family starving to death?
Some fears are legit. Others…are not. How we face these fears is key.
It’s a legitimate question. One that we should wrestle with.
The things we do in life…the things we do in our jobs, they will change over time.
For example, I’ve moved from technical roles to people-focused roles over…Continue
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Are you climbing? Are you moving closer to your calling?
Finding your calling takes effort. It takes commitment. It takes determination.
Discovering your calling is much like a mountain climb. You’ve got to keep moving forward. You’ve got to keep training.…
Are you willing to take some risks?
I don’t mean eating Chinese instead of Mexican tonight.
I mean taking a significant risk…that could result in significant reward.
I’m just getting ready to go to the country of Georgia. I’m fired up about engaging with people across cultures (as I always am when I go on such a trip …
By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to the country of Georgia.
Why the globetrotting you ask??
It’s written on my DNA. I can’t help it.
Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve had a love for crossing cultures. As I’ve aged, I’ve realized more and more that my calling has a ‘cross-cultural…
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He’s a great guy. I enjoy talking to him. He’s funny. He’s engaging. He’s talented.
But…he just won’t take the risk.
A few years ago, he had a business that failed. So, he moved to a more ‘secure’ position.
He’s done well there. He’s well respected. Few people would suspect that he’s unhappy.
But…he is. He feels drained.…
Added by Brent Green on September 8, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
I call them ‘negative people’.
It doesn’t matter what you want to do, they have a reason that it will fail. It doesn’t matter what your ideas are…they shoot holes in them. It doesn’t matter if you have the biggest revelation from…Continue
One of the things I hear often is ‘I want to pray about this before I make a decision’.
Hey…I’m all for that. Seeking God helps me to get things in the right perspective. It reminds me that He’s with me…I’m not in charge of the world.
But…some of these friends pray, then never make a decision. They just…Continue
I’m not sure why, but many folks think it should.
So many people are seeking meaning and purpose in their work. So many people want to find their calling. But, that doesn’t mean that life is ‘easy street’ after you find it.
Yes, it will be…Continue
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Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are sites that can actually help with job searching. When used correctly each of the sites can effectively help spread the word you are in need of work.…Continue
Added by Brent Green on July 28, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Searching for a job? Do you know the best way to get your name out there? Network, network, network. Connecting face-to-face with people is an effective way of landing a job.
But who should you network with? Everyone around you, family, friends,…
I’ve got fears.
I know that you probably do too.
Some fears are legitimate…they really are. But most of what we fear never…
Added by Brent Green on July 14, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
I ask lots of questions.
Questions are a good thing. You learn. You get more information so that you can move forward.
You might ask lots of questions too.
But…why do you?
Is it to learn, then move forward? Or…is it to just pile up information….then do…
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After you have filled out applications and handed in resumes, you still have to ace the interview before the job is yours. Here are some tips to help you succeed in landing your next job.
1) Be prepared. Anticipate questions your interviewer may ask so that you can…Continue
Added by Brent Green on May 31, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Interviews are sometimes an intimidating aspect of the job search process. Preparing yourself by following these common sense tips can lessen the stress.…
Added by Brent Green on May 19, 2011 at 8:26am — No Comments
Two of us in the 48 Days community have launched a new brand Pursuing Your Calling. A new website, podcast, and blog was launched TODAY!
Josh Bulloc and I (Brent Green) launched this after an active…Continue