A Helpful Book – Quiet Leadership
This is a really helpful book. Please don’t let the word “leadership” keep you from considering books like this one, even if you don’t have a leadership position. Many of the principles in leadership books apply to relationships in general.
Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. “If people are being paid to think,” he writes, “isn’t it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about? ” Supported by the latest groundbreaking research, Quiet Leadership provides a brain-based approach that will help busy leaders, executives, and managers improve their own and their colleagues’ performance. Rock offers a practical, six-step guide to making permanent workplace performance change by unleashing higher productivity, new levels of morale, and greater job satisfaction.
On-demand Spiritual Resources – RightNow Media
RightNow Media is a fantastic resource for spiritual growth. It is an online streaming library of more than 20,000 Bible study videos. It is a kind of Netflix of Christian Bible studies. Use the link above to create a free account.
A Book for Parents – Praying the Scripture for Your Children
My good friend, Matt, recommended this book as a resource for parents. He HIGHLY recommends it.
There is no need we will face in parenting–or that our kids will confront in their lives–that God has not already thought of, and provided for, in his Word. And there can be no greater privilege than partnering with him, through our prayers, to accomplish his best purposes in the lives of the people we love.
But where to begin?
In this updated and expanded edition celebrating the twentieth anniversary of a modern classic, you will discover how using the Bible to shape your desires and requests opens the door to God’s provision–and frees us from things like worry and fear in our parenting!
It teaches you how and what to pray for your child(ren) in the following areas:
- the future
Plus, all-new material includes sections on praying for a child’s sense of identity, praying for their use of technology, and building a prayer legacy with specific strategies and a collection of child-friendly Bible verses designed to help children anchor their hope in God’s Word.
A Quote from I’m Thinking About
They need leaders who help them shine, who help them fulfill their potential at work.” — David Rock