Do you ever drive somewhere and realize that you sort of “auto-piloted” there, but it was the wrong destination? You’ve driven this route time and time again, only it was the wrong route with the wrong place. I sometimes feel that I need to make sure that I’m not doing the same in life. The […]Read more "Listening and being restored"
In the last several years I’ve had the opportunity to experience a great deal of growth in the business I’m a leader for. I find directly attached to that growth is a certain amount of stress considering the great burden of people’s lives placed upon my decisions. If I were to answer “what keeps you […]Read more "Bearing all things"
I had a reversion to the Catholic Church as part of my journey of faith. A part of my journey was the discovery of the part that Mary plays in salvation history. I had to struggle with a perceived tension between a commitment to Christ and how a focus on Mary would either direct or […]Read more "Mary and my Wife"
In my personal devotion time I was reading and listening to Psalm 137 this morning. The Psalm tells the story of the Israelites when they were captives in Babylon, after being conquered. The Israelites were removed from their homeland and forcibly integrated into the Babylonian culture. This was an intentional strategy by the Babylonians to cause […]Read more "Babylon"
I have lots of meetings at work, so much that I often need to prioritize and determine which is more important vs. another. This factors into time management in general, which is possibly one of the most important skills for any effective business man, both personally and professionally. So important that many, many books have […]Read more "The Meeting with God"
I’ve found a central trait of great business leaders is that they are humble, always learning, and have a desire for best practices. If a leader is rejecting the idea that they need to continue to grow, or feel “they have it all figured out”, they are likely not a leader. The desire for best practices […]Read more "on Confession and business"
I was giving a presentation at a client and my background was up on the projector screen. It happened to be a picture that I had taken at Holy Hill recently at Christmas. Someone in the room said, “wow, that’s beautiful”, “where is that?”. I explained that it was Holy Hill, that we were there […]Read more "Conveying beauty"