Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The faith-work gap for professional women

The hidden battle of the sexes at work
The Wall Street Journal: When it comes to equality in U.S. companies, women see a work in progress while men view it as mission accomplished.
Christianity Today: The faith-work gap for professional women

Church-backed cleaning firm to give staff London living wage and guaranteed hours
The Guardian: A church-backed commercial cleaning company which pays its staff the London living wage is aiming to win business from established firms by promoting ethical principles. Clean for Good aims to provide a fairer deal for workers in an industry known for low wages, antisocial hours and poor working conditions.

Bucking anti-refugee attitudes, small N.C. church opens 'welcome house'
Baptist News Global: Anti-refugee hostility wasn't the challenge a congregation faced in opening a refugee house on its Raleigh property this year. "There was a lot of skepticism because we didn't feel like we could take this on," says Charles Allard, part-time pastor at Crabtree Valley Baptist Church. "We are a small church. We are basically a senior church."

Investors explain how (and why) they assess founders' emotional intelligence
Fast Company: These are five key questions investors ask to determine whether they're being pitched by emotionally intelligent founders. The first: How often do they consult with others?

The denominator mindset for scaling social change
Stanford Social Innovation Review: How do India's social innovators extend their reach to many constituents? They focus on the entire problem and adapt as they confront it.

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