Losing Women in the Workforce Hurts Everyone

Your weekly roundup :: August 1 – 5

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

Blooming Where You’re Planted

Pat Smith, host of the show Treasure You and wife of former NFL player Emmitt Smith of the Dallas Cowboys, shares about how she kept things in perspective when life was unpredictable.

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NEW episode – Listen to Part 2 of Donna Letier’s story

Listen to Part 2 of Donna Letier‘s story to learn what she has figured out is crucial to having a life that is successful and fulfilled.

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The Great Rebalance: Why Losing Female Employees Hurts Everyone

Emma Ascott writes for Allwork to explain why now that many women are heading back into the workforce, it is critical for employers to listen in their hiring and retention efforts.

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Overcoming the Back to School Blues

Vicki Caruana with Focus on the Family shares some tips to help your kids overcome their negative feelings about returning to school.

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Vocation: Your Distinct Sphere of Responsibility

Katherine Leary Alsdorf with the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics explains how God’s universal love command takes on distinct forms in diverse fields and industries.

Listen to the latest Mentoring Monday show featuring Marion Medina!

Marion Medina shares her heart and wisdom from 17 years of ministry. This is ALL about life transformation for Kingdom work. Listen to this show that has extreme focus on evaluating disruptions, scheduling time for reflections, and listening to what God has to say for us.

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