Grand Rapids : Baker Pub. Group, 2010.
1 online resource (213 p.)
34. use it or lose it: why your daily devotions are important35. avon calling?: when to keep your outside interests away from the workplace; 36. "put some weight on the bar": exercise your faith and strengthen your spirit; 37. "don't even go there!": keep your mind free from negativity; 38. get over it: let go of past mistakes and missteps; 39. gossip girls: staying away from toxic co-workers; 40. take a load off: find time for yourself every day; 41. returning to work: making the transition from home to office; 42. girl, watch your mouth!: positive confession equals positive results.
25. he's got your back: god is in total control, no matter what26. sister power!: thank the lord for godly sisters; 27. daughter, where art thou?: god never turns his back on us; 28. family first: your #1 ministry; 29. god has a plan for your life: don't second-guess yourself; 30. through the fire: how to come through hardship as pure gold; 31. signs and wonders: believe in miracles for yourself and your co-workers; 32. sleep on it: don't make hasty decisions when you're angry; 33. lord, what am i doing here?: you're exactly where you're supposed to be.
16. "it's not my fault": own up to your mistakes17. service first: how to serve your way to greatness; 18. fly with the eagles or cluck with the chickens: you decide; 19. temper, temper: why you must keep your cool; 20. the new you: don't let an old lifestyle hold you hostage; 21. "did you ask?": boldly make your needs known; 22. don't talk about it, be about it: let your actions speak louder than your words; 23. we fall down ... but we get up: how to bounce back after a setback; 24. dress to impress, not distress: what do your clothes say about you?
8. commit ... or quit: stop being mediocre and exceed your reach9. community outreach on the job: you are jesus's helping hands at work; 10. a blessing in disguise: how to use a "bad boss" experience to your benefit; 11. jesus loves the little children ... but not at your desk!: use wisdom if you have to bring your kids to work; 12. get up, stand up: standing up for what's right; 13. why can't we be friends?: making the transition from friend to boss; 14. on-the-job training: exploring the pit stops along the way; 15. develop an attitude of gratitude: in all things, give thanks.
Cover page; title page; copyright page; dedication; contents; acknowledgments; introduction; 1. use what you got to get what you want: make the most of your opportunities at work; 2. timeliness is next to godliness: show up to work on time every day; 3. what's in a name?: establishing your identity at work; 4. some people are never satisfied: beware of the chronic complainers; 5. write it down: putting your goals on paper is the key to achieving them; 6. the waiting game: how to cultivate patience while you wait on god; 7. the sheep and the goats: which one are you?
Recognized African American author speaks to the unique needs of African American women who place a high value on working life.