• Last week’s blog addressed “What Older Employees Can Learn From Young Executives.” Granted, all five characteristics represent generalizati...
    4 Things Young Managers Can L...
    By Dianna Booher
    July 27th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Attend any industry conference and you’ll find a motivational speaker talking about the importance of a positive outlook. You may even take home ...
    4 Ways Positive Communication ...
    By Dianna Booher
    July 13th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Not everyone longs to be THE boss of a large team or organization. But given a choice, most of us would like to BE our own boss. We want the freed...
    6 Secrets to Becoming Your Own...
    By Dianna Booher
    June 29th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • No, it’s not just you. You’re not just imagining that half the blogs and books you’ve read in the last few years have urged you to learn t...
    Are You Telling a Story––o...
    By Dianna Booher
    May 25th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Early in my career, I collaborated with CEO Jim on his business book. After I’d completed the first draft and he reviewed it, we sat together ...
    Collaborator, Coauthor, or Gho...
    By Dianna Booher
    March 30th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Here I am in the marching band at Young Life’s Malibu Camp in Canada.Happy New Year everyone, I hope your Holidays were truly blessed. I love the Ch...
    A Different Take on Creativity

    The Creative Life
  • Communication shouldn’t be that difficult. After all, you do it almost every waking hour. If you’re not on social media, you’re on the phone. If...
    10 Communication Productivity ...
    By Dianna Booher
    January 05th, 2017

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Declutter, clean and spruce up all public areas of your home.Hang Christmas lights and decorate your home.Decide on a Christmas theme. Read why using...
    Old Bohemian Christmas Series:...
    By Janalyn Voigt
    December 01st, 2016

    Simpler Ways to Simpler Days, The Creative Life
  • I have declared a writing vacation, which is every kind of oxymoron.I will say that I am not writing, but words will unfold in my mind.I will say that...
    Holding My Breath Underwater
    By Tricia Williford
    December 01st, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • My blind friend Armand recognizes me and others in our circle by voice. He has no problem knowing who has joined the conversation once they spe...
    Have You Lost Your Writer’s ...
    By Dianna Booher
    November 03rd, 2016

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • I love movies about writers. There’s something about seeing her words on the screen, hearing her clicking keyboard, watching her work – it’s a r...
    Something’s Gotta Give: I Am...
    By Tricia Williford
    November 17th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • They say a book is never finished, only abandoned.True story.I don’t think there is ever a point where I would be like, “Click, Save, Boom, Done. ...
    Swirling My Spoon in the Carro...
    By Tricia Williford
    October 20th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • 3 Important Photo Questions fo...
    By Rebecca Halton
    October 06th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • To Work in God’s Image Is to Be Blessed by the Limits God Sets (Genesis 2:3)Since we are created in God’s image, we are to obey limits in our work...
    God Sets Limits
    By Theology of Work
    September 22nd, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • So John, tell me about the writing of your book. How long did it take? What did you learn about publishing? What was the most enjoyable and most the d...
    A Writing and Publishing Journ...
    By John Merritt
    September 08th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • I’ve realized lately that although some of our passions don’t directly relate to “kingdom work” maybe God wants us to dive full-heartedly int...
    Pursue Your Secular Dream
    By Ross Boone
    August 25th, 2016

    Simpler Ways to Simpler Days, The Creative Life
  • Writing is hard. I love it, and it’s hard.There’s so much starting over.In the language of a singer, dancer, or Broadway cast, it’s the words, ...
    Take it From the Top
    By Tricia Williford
    August 11th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • From the beginning, God intended human work as a form of creativity under or alongside God’s own creativity (Genesis 1:26-31; 2:5, 15-18). Human wor...
    Human Creativity with God (Psa...
    By Theology of Work
    July 28th, 2016

    Single Moments, The Creative Life
  • The desire to be memorable doesn’t necessarily represent ego. It might, sure. But helping your clients, coworkers, or even your friends keep you top...
    Make Yourself Memorable: 6 Com...
    By Dianna Booher
    July 21st, 2016

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Not everyone wants to be a novelist. Most people would settle for writing a text message without the autocorrect feature turning an accurately spell...
    7 Hacks to Improve Your Writin...
    By Dianna Booher
    June 30th, 2016

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Photo source: https://unsplash.com/giuvicente I began writing before God blessed me with children, and in the last eighteen years, I’ve birthed two b...
    The 15-Minute Writer: Tips for...
    By Dena Dyer
    July 14th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Building a platform is essential for writers today. Publishers are busier than ever, and they have less resources to devote to helping authors sprea...
    Build Your Platform and Expand...
    By Greg Johnson
    June 16th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Are you writing an important email? A lengthy sales report? A big proposal? A presentation or speech script?  A book proposal or manuscript? Wha...
    10 Ways to Overcome Writer’s...
    By Dianna Booher
    June 02nd, 2016

    Women in the Work Place, The Creative Life
  • Clutter creeps in, seemingly on its own, and sets up camp in your living room. You navigate around it, trip over it, but finally accept its intrusion,...
    HOME DECLUTTERING AND BEYOND
    By Janalyn Voigt
    May 26th, 2016

    Simpler Ways to Simpler Days, The Creative Life
  • Sometimes you have to shove all the surface stuff to the side in order to see what’s underneath. (Beth Moore)What do I have to say?Several years ago...
    2 Important Questions for Writ...
    By Karen Jordan
    May 05th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • One thing I learned along the way while speaking to women’s events for a number of years is that it’s natural to pray for yourself when you are pr...
    Pray More For Them Than You
    By Cheri Fuller
    May 19th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Living in a modern, first-world country there are a lot of sustenance items we just don’t have to worry about. Most of the time being invaded by Mon...
    5 Steps to Being Creative
    By Ross Boone
    April 21st, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • I talked to a girl the other day who said she felt like she was really creative but she just couldn’t find what she wanted to make.Then she went on ...
    Be Not Afraid of You
    By Ross Boone
    April 07th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • 1. You love to go to the mall, not to shop, but to watch people. 2. You love to hang out in bookstores and wish you could buy every book there. 3. Y...
    You Might Be a Writer If...
    By Dena Netherton
    March 31st, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Now that you’ve diagrammed your “stage” and have a very clear picture of how your characters enter, move around, sit, stand, exit, etc., it’s ...
    Staging Your Scene, part 3 (Sc...
    By Dena Netherton
    March 24th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Part TwoAs promised, I’d like to continue with our talk about how to use theatrical elements from a real-life stage to make your novel or short-stor...
    Staging Your Scene - Part 2
    By Dena Netherton
    March 17th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Part 1I’ve been in a lot of writer critique groups. I love to get feedback on my latest scene. Sometimes, in my earlier days of writing,  I was sur...
    Staging Your Scene
    By Dena Netherton
    March 10th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • When the longings are real and what you want is honest...There are plump raspberries, tangy almonds, dried apricots, cheeses and chocolates. There is ...
    U R Created to Create
    By Jennifer Strickland
    March 03rd, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Maybe you’re tired of your inner “shoulda-woulda-coulda” voice, but you’d never call yourself a perfectionist because you tend to procrastinat...
    Escape the Procrastination Tra...
    By Joan C. Webb
    February 18th, 2016

    The Creative Life
  • Written by Amy K. SorrellsThe thermometer reads four degrees as I type this letter.That's cold.But I like it.Not that I have a choice. Indiana is known...
    Hunkering down at home.

    The Creative Life
  • I lay my head to pillow, eyes red from screen daze. Maybe I looked too long, at each word, each image, each line. When the blog engine said the post h...
    U R All for the One (how work...
    By Jennifer Strickland
    February 11th, 2016

    The Creative Life