Christmas: The Most Painful Time of Year

Christmas: The Most Painful Time of Year




Your weekly roundup :: December 10 – 14

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.


Giving Back is More Than a Check Mark

When you think of the phrase “giving back,” what pops into your mind? Volunteering? Making a donation? Dr. Stephanie L. Derrick, CEO of Cloister and an author and historian, offers a slightly different perspective on the idea of giving back this holiday season (and all year!).




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Listen to the latest episode How to Lead Yourself Well featuring Jenni Catron


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How to Motivate Leaders to Champion Gender Equity

Entrepreneur argues that establishing the case for gender equality in the workplace is not enough to solve the problem, and lists ways you can foster true change in your office.





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You Can Fall in Love With the Wrong Person

Debra Fileta with True Love Dates warns us against looking for “the one” and instead of seeking perfect chemistry, focus instead on compatibility.




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The Most Wonderfully Painful Time of the Year

Psychologist Kelly Flanagan writes for Christianity Today about how Christmas reminds us that faith in the future does not erase our pain in the present.





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Listen to the latest Mentoring Monday radio show!

Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring Kathleen Cooke, who spoke about controlling your media appetite this Christmas!







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