Success With People

Keys to Good Communication

Keys to Good Communication

Good communication with almost anyone–your husband or wife, boss, coworkers, children, parents, or friends–depends on a few basic principles of people handling. Learn these, and you will be well on the way to happy, productive r... Read More »

Jesse’s Glove

Jesse’s Glove

By Rick Phillips:  I do a lot of management training each year for the Circle K Corporation, a [U.S.] national chain of convenience stores. Among the topics we address in our seminars is the retention of quality employees–a real cha... Read More »

The Wise and Unwise Leader

The Wise and Unwise Leader

A good executive is not a boss–he is a servant! Jesus wasn’t just trying to teach His disciples humility when He said, “Whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant” (Matthew 20:26). A good exec... Read More »

Teacher Becomes Student

Teacher Becomes Student

By Charlotte Hopper, Brazil:  This should be easy, I thought as I prepared to make the switch from teaching elementary-school-aged children to teaching teenagers. After all, I have been a teacher all my adult life. Was I in for a surprise... Read More »

The Judgment

The Judgment

A woman once enumerated her husband’s faults to a divorce court judge. She simply couldn’t live with “that man” one day more, she said. On and on she went. Finally she paused to catch her breath, and the judge asked,... Read More »

Living in the Lord’s Love

Living in the Lord’s Love

Love is like a stream. Some days it flows and rushes, for there is plenty. On other days it trickles and you can see it bouncing against the unseen rocks. But even when love is dry and has lost its flow and lies nearly empty on the muddy bo... Read More »

Who Still Wants It?

Who Still Wants It?

“I am going to give this $20 bill to one of you,” the man said. Immediately he had everyone’s attention. “But first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple the bill. He then asked, “Who still wants it?&... Read More »

Priorities

Priorities

William Gladstone (1809-1898) was England’s Prime Minister four times, and one of the most important political figures of his era. He was also famous for being an active Christian. Every day as Gladstone went up the steps of the Parli... Read More »

Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

Q: I’ve been stressed-out at work over relations with a new coworker. He is talented and ambitious, but behaves as though he’s jealous of my position. I feel threatened and don’t know how to react to his aggressive temper... Read More »

Diamonds of Dust

Diamonds of Dust

God put on a “light show” the other day, and we were there to see it. He said a lot of things, too, and we tried to listen. I’m sure He must have shown it before, but we were all too busy to watch. The Lord let three tiny rays of sunl... Read More »

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