The Role of Faith in a Successful Career

84% of people worldwide identify with an organized religion, but in business we are often taught not to discuss politics and faith. But it’s obviously very important to most of us.

Christ Memorial Lutheran Church Director of Youth Ministry Daniel Meyer joins Microsoft and ex- AT&T #sales leader Carson V. Heady for a special discussion.

The themes apply universally: servant #leadership, seeking peace and joy (in faith and life in general), and some stability in life amidst chaos and uncertainty.

In all areas of our lives – faith, personal, business – we can thrive, survive or tread water; like a stock portfolio, we can invest in each area, but cannot control the outcomes outside of the strength that can come from faith.

There are some excellent lessons from religion about how we conduct ourselves, how we treat others and how we are intentional in the moment.

Be kind to yourself and others; slow down, find the joy in moments and infuse what you are passionate about into what you do.

How has living faithfully or your religious beliefs impacted your approach to #career?

#success #relationships #growthmindset #attitude #empathy #collaboration #influence #communication #culture

About cvheady007

I am a Christian, Husband, Dad, workaholic and author. Biography Carson Vincent Heady was born in Cape Girardeau, MO, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and moved to St. Louis in 2001. He has served in sales and leadership across Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. Carson is best-selling author of the Birth of a Salesman series, the first book of which was published by World Audience Inc. in 2010. He released The Salesman Against the World in 2014, A Salesman Forever in 2016 and Salesman on Fire in 2020. He is also featured in Scott Ingram’s B2B Sales Mentors: 20 Stories from 20 Top 1% Sales Professionals. Carson is a 7-time CEO/President’s Club winner across 5 roles at AT&T and Microsoft and National Verizon Rockstar winner. He has been recognized as a top social seller at Microsoft and is consistently ranked in the top 25 sales gurus in the world on Rise Global. He is included among the Top 50 sales authors on LinkedIn. With over 330K social followers, Carson has also been interviewed on over 30 sales and leadership podcasts, by such luminaries as Jeffrey & Jennifer Gitomer, Jeb Blount, Brandon Bornancin, Sam Dunning, Larry Levine, Darrell Amy, Scott Ingram, Thierry van Herwijnen, Jim Brown, Sam Jacobs, Luigi Prestinenzi, Donald Kelly, Marylou Tyler, George Leith, Pat Helmer, Eric Nelson, Ron Tunick, Jeff Arthur, Mary Ann Samedi, Jean Oursler, Andre Harrell, Marlene Chism, Bill Crespo, Matt Tanguay, Josh Wheeler and Chad Bostick. He has also co-hosted the Smart Biz Show on EG Marketing Radio. His articles have appeared in several noteworthy publications such as SalesGravy, Smash! Sales, Salesopedia and the Baylor Sports Department S3 Report. Carson lives in St. Louis, MO, with his wife Amy and daughters Madison, Sidonia and Charlotte.
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