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How to Be a Meaning Maker at Work

Have you ever felt that work didn’t feel like work but more like play? Musicians talk about being “in the groove,” and sportsmen being “in the zone.” Research shows two thirds of employees are not engaged at work. Why is it so hard for us to feel we are in our “sweet spot” every day, every moment? In McKinsey Quarterly’s Increasing the ‘Meaning Quotient’ of Work, two McKinsey consultants argues that while Intelligent Quotient (IQ) and Emotional Quotient (EQ) are the pre-requisites for creating a high-performance culture, but far from enough to achieve organizational health in isolation. What is sorely missing at work a third ...

9 Ways to Glorify God at Work in Your “9-5”

If you consider yourself a Christian, you are well aware of the phrase: "It's all for the glory of God."  In fact, you hear this everywhere in church: hymns, Bible, sermons. In fact, more than 500 instances does the word glory or glorify shows up in the Bible. Up until several years ago, I had an abstract understanding on what it means to glorify God. It wasn't until I encountered the work of Johann Sebastian Bach, the 18th century German musician, that his work shed light on what this really meant. Bach always finished his cantatas with his signature SDG. SDG stands for Solid Deo Gloria, meaning "Glory to God Alone," which has been ...