15 Pursuit Of Excellence

3 Lessons on the Pursuit of Greatness

What do monks, Olympians, and entrepreneurs all share in common? At first glance, it is the differences between the three callings that appear most starkly. Monks devote their life to ...
14 Starting With Mission Why

Simon Sinek and the Church’s Mission

Why is Apple so much more innovative than its competitors? Why did the Wright Brothers, not more qualified or highly financed flight students, make the first flight? Simon Sinek, professor ...
13 Teamwork And Organziational Synergy

The Mystical Body and Organizational Synergy

When Amazon acquired Whole Foods in 2017, it did so because it saw potential in the union; the acquisition was an opportunity for a greater sharing of resources and more ...
12 Fierce Conversations In The Desert

Business Skills in the Bible, Part 3

“In any situation, the person who can most accurately describe reality without laying blame will emerge as the leader, whether designated or not.” - Susan Scott Executive coach Susan Scott ...
11 Homobonus Cloth Merchant

St. Homobonus

If you know your Latin, you’ll know that St. Homobonus’ name literally means “good man.” What a fitting name for a great, and underappreciated, saint! St. Homobonus is a special ...
10 Frances Xavier Cabrini

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini

The Cabrini Shrine is situated in Golden, Colorado. The plot of land was negotiated and purchased in 1910 by a religious sister, Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who wanted to use ...
9 Business Communication Mission

Business Skills in the Bible, Part 2

What characterizes the best leader, employer, or mentor you’ve had the opportunity to know? Likely the great leaders you’ve been most influenced by have been characterized by the catching force ...
8 Paul Leadership

Business Skills in the Bible, Part 1

“It is certain that at the time of early Christians, no one covered as many kilometers as he did over land and over the seas, with the sole aim of ...
7 Mountain Challenge Daring

Be Bold: Greatness Requires Daring

What makes a person truly great? One way of measuring greatness is by desire or thirst. How much we want to get a new job or acquire a new skill ...
6 Damien Of Molaki Grave

St. Damien of Molokai

The famous poet Robert Louis Stevenson visited the island of Molokai while sick with tuberculosis and described how he was struck at his island landing by the “abominable deformation of ...
5 Servant Leadership Fellowship

Christian Leadership

“I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire,” Martha Stewart once said. “There’s no difference in how seriously you take the job.” Stewart may have been ...