The Upside of Adversity
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About the Author
Os Hillman owned and operated an ad agency for 12 years, serving clients such as American Express and Steinway & Sons pianos. Today he is founder and president of Marketplace Leaders, an organization whose purpose is to help men and women fulfill their God-ordained calling in and through their work life. He is also president of the International Coalition of Workplace Ministries (ICWM) and Aslan Group Publishing, and directs an online website called faithandworkresources.com. Os is an internationally recognized speaker on the subject of faith and work, speaks to business groups and churches, and writes on various faith and work-related subjects. He is a faculty member of the Wagner Leadership Institute on Workplace Ministry. Os writes a daily Internet devotional entitled TGIF: Today God Is First that is read daily by several hundred thousand people worldwide. He has authored 10 books, including The 9 to 5 Window. Os attended the University of South Carolina, is married to Angie and has one daughter, Charis.
Os Hillman is a modern-day biblical Joseph who experienced his own decade-long journey from the pit of despair to the pinnacle of success in life and in the workplace. Here, he explains how God uses adversity to show His power and purpose. Os identifies seven reasons people experience adversity, and the three stages of response?including practical ways to cope when circumstances veer out of control. You?ll see why some people become victims while others become victors. Then, you?ll discover hope and inspiration in the stories of others who have survived difficult experiences and rose to positions of influence. Like a well-thrown life preserver, Hillman gives you the wisdom you need to see your negative experiences as God-given positive opportunities.