Jesus Christ is your perfect role model. There is no better personal development goal than to be like him. Bring Jesus to work with you every day and do all things his way.
Proverbs 11:25: “A generous man will prosper.”
Proverbs 22:4: “Humility and the fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life.”
Matthew 5:16: “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”
Galatians 6:10: “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people.”
James 4:6: “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
God’s Career Guide articles in the Relationships with Others category:
The Generous Worker – 2 Corinthians 9:11 calls Christians to be generous on every occasion and this includes what you do at work.
Walk with the Wise – Those closest to you will influence your career success. Choose the wise as workplace friends rather than being a companion of fools.
Deborah’s Leadership – What Deborah accomplished 3000 years ago is a study in applied leadership. Her story reveals four characteristics of a good leader.
Jealousy in the Workplace – Jealousy goes hand-in-hand with “hatred … discord … fits of rage … quarreling.” Its consequences are always negative.
How to Speak to Others – These verses give you the five principles for honoring God in every workplace conversation.
The Office Enemy – Four principles spoken by Jesus at the Sermon on the Mount.
Wolves at Work – There are people in your midst who are actively anti-Christian. In Matthew 10:16 Jesus calls them “wolves.”
The Leader Who Empowers – Jesus’ action steps in Matthew 9:35-10:1 serve as a model for all Christians who equip others for action.
The Spirit of Edification – We Christians build-up our co-workers rather than tear them down – this is our nature in Jesus Christ.
Sanctified Ambition – Ambition is a valuable career asset, but in Philippines 2:3 God warns us of its downside.
Working to Give – This principle applies to all occupations and has nothing to do with title or earnings. Would you rather be known as a giver or a taker?
Encourage One Another – To be an encourager is to be in sync with God. Hebrews 3:13 commands us to encourage one another daily.
The Servant Leader – Jesus defines the servant leader in Mark 10:42-45. The servant leader builds the people who will build the organization.
Your Good Name – Proverbs 22:1 promises “A good name is more desirable than great riches.”
How to Judge Others – 1 Corinthians 2:15 says you are to judge all things. Christians can discern and evaluate but not condemn.
Golden Rule Relationships – The Golden Rule is embraced by secularists, as well as the world’s religious – it is our responsibility as Christians.