This summer, I am participating in a continuing education program at a hospital. The program is called Clinical Pastoral Education (or CPE), and through the program I have the opportunity to serve as one of five chaplain interns. During our first week, we had numerous orientations, seminars and trainings. This on-boarding
Entrepreneurs know what it’s like to be in an environment that changes everyday, and sometimes every minute. To launch a product or service within your budget and on time can feel daunting. Then again, when has a daunting task deterred an entrepreneur? What to Expect During a Launch: Change is the only
I just saw LEGO The Movie. This movie successfully transported me back to my childhood but it also tossed me about in the now and future. It had a modern day nostalgic feel to it. For me, it did a great job showing life in a big company as well
This past November, I attended a Humanizing Work conference in New York City. Mark Crowley (well-known writer for Fast Company) gave a compelling and challenging talk regarding leadership in the workplace. He commented that during the past few years, worker's needs have changed, but their leaders have not. This has resulted
This past week, I was reminded by something that I heard at a conference almost a year ago now. The speaker remarked: The key to unlocking your greatest happiness is thankfulness. With another Thanksgiving coming and going, I’ve spent a lot thinking about how correlated those two things are - thankfulness
A famous African proverb states, “if you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together.” This proverb captures how important relationships are to getting things done. Relationships are at the core of all the activities that bring value to our work and our lives.
We were just named one of Seattle’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Seattle Business magazine. thinkspace was ranked 25 in the small company category, competing against hundreds of other companies in the Puget Sound area. It’s great to be chosen for this competitive award along with so many
Perhaps there is some truth to the saying "the grass is greener on the other side." We can always find greener grass than the grass we're standing on. But instead of getting caught up in comparison-mode, re-route your perspective back to yourself. Pining for another person's green "grass" (someone else's life, career, marriage,