Looking for Truth in Leadership

One often overlooked leadership skill is to understand the environment or the culture a leader lives in.  In acknowledging the many political and cultural environments that exist, a leader not only “connects” with other people but helps to truly lead others to right...

Practical Lessons for Integrating Faith and Work

How do we integrate our faith with our work? If you think about it, most of us will likely spend the majority of our adult (awake) lives in the workplace. A typical eight hour work day accounts for a third of the total day, with the other two-thirds devoted to...

Basic Leadership

Several years ago, when my oldest son was in grade school, he applied for an opportunity to go to Washington DC for a leadership event. Essentially, the teachers in his Catholic grade school were going to pick someone to represent the school to go on the trip in order...

Of Mice and Men Without Chests

At first glance one might surmise that the title of this article alludes to the characters in John Steinbeck’s classic. Truthfully, while reading Of Mice and Men I grew to like the characters and found myself empathizing with some of their hardships. A good author is...