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Apple and Facebook Should Not Commodify Pregnancy

Posted 16 October 2014

Apple and Facebook have announced plans to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs.

This, say the tech giants, will boost the performance of women in their employ.

The companies seem to be betting that women will devote themselves body-and-soul to the job in the present, knowing that their bosses have helped provide other options for their future.

In reality, the reverse is likely to be true.

Many women will likely see this as a thinly veiled attempt to get them to... Click for more

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Desperate For God

22 October 2014

The Lord often calls us to seasons of concealment – times when, in the midst of a busy world, we pull ourselves aside to spend extra time with God. In those times, he wants us to do two things. The first is to be sincere: to take off any masks we've been wearing and to face up to the way we really are. So often, image... Click for more

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Leadership & Life

Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource

And Why They Can Be So High-Maintenance

Not too long ago, TIME magazine dubbed young adult Millennials the ‘ME Generation’.

At the same time, the New York Times chipped in with its own epithet: the ‘Entitled Generation’.

Certainly, a number of employer surveys conducted in the US, Europe and Asia suggest that this is the consensus of opinion among CEOs.

Yet other studies reveal that 70 percent of Millennials – aged between 16 and 33 years – volunteer their time for good causes... Click for more

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