Society, Leadership, and Fear of the Establishment

In a deeply polarized society, where folks feel a need to pick sides and fight for an ideology, the man who thinks for himself is not safe. He is the ultimate threat to the establishment. Here’s my take on society, leadership, and fear of the establishment.

How My Faith Has Shaped My Leadership

Without a doubt, my Catholic faith has shaped my leadership, especially in the area of human dignity and treating my position as a great responsibility.

The Joy of Giving

How do you discover the true joy of giving? Looking beyond writing the check for the tax break into what really matters and will make a difference.

4 Strategies for Staying Rooted in Prayer

Recently, I was asked how I stay rooted in prayer despite my crazy schedule. When I sat down and thought about it deliberately, here are the four strategies I came up with.

4 Guidelines For Asking Out My Daughter

Digital communications are improving aspects of our relationships. I know far more about my acquaintances and long-lost friends than I would without Facebook. I enjoy keeping up with what’s going on and staying in tune with former colleagues and the business community through LinkedIn. [featured-image single-newwindow=”false”] Digital communication is also a crutch that has cheapened…

Don’t Be Afraid of Progress (continued)

Unfortunately, progress has gotten a bad name.  The word has been hijacked and many use it to mean a political agenda that encourages leaving moral absolutes and classical values behind.  This is not the real meaning of the word progress. Merriam-Webster defines progress as “gradual betterment; especially: the progressive development of humankind.” “Progressive development” itself is not as intimidating…

Back to Rome

I returned from another trip to Rome this past week, participating in the second annual symposium for the Foundation for Evangelization through the Media.  It was great to see many of the friends I met at last year’s symposium and meet several new ones. The highlight of the trip was Sunday afternoon, getting gelato and touring…