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Is There Life After Capitol Hill?

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Capitol Hill could easily be re-named Capitol Revolving Door, because those who work there come and go as predictably (or unpredictably) as changes in the weather. Given the relentless pace, chaos, and uncertainty of the Hill, how might staffers go about paying attention to their souls? Or is it just a given that working at the top requires a sacrifice of one’s core?

Bill Hendricks is President of The Giftedness Center, a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in organizational effectiveness and individual career guidance. He is also the Acting Director for Christian Leadership at The Hendricks Center at Dallas Theological Seminary. Bill has authored or coauthored twenty-two books, including his most recent, The Person Called YOU: Why You're Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life. His thoughts can also be found at his blog, He holds degrees from Harvard University, Boston University, and Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a Board member for Pine Cove Christian Camps and sits on the steering committee for The Theology of Work Project. He and his wife Lynn live in Dallas, and he is the father of three grown daughters.