Humans are made to live in community yet we fight with each other like siblings without parents.Continue Reading →
A DIVIDED LIFE OR A LIFE OF INTEGRITY?
You’ve probably heard of the phrase, “It’s nothing personal, it’s just business”. It’s credited to an accountant who worked for American organized crime in the early 1900’s. It’s probably something he said often to rationalize his accounting work in the world of crime. In that simple statement, he was able to mentally separate his work from what he knew was right, good and virtuous. His heart and soul were specifically for faith and ...Continue Reading →
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I’m reading the book “Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace” by Scott Hahn. In the book, Hahn explains the Theology of Work – something that is core to Attollo. He states that the Theology of Work makes the audacious claim that the work we do can get us to heaven – and redeem many other souls too – not because it’s our work but because it’s God’s work. Whether the world counts us as successful is secondary; we ...Continue Reading →
Here’s a great time management tool to help inspire yourself to manage this resource (time) better than you probably do now.
The screen shot of the animation demonstrates in a very graphic way the years one probably have left to live. Yes, I added the guy in the kayak – representing me – attempting to have a great, fulfilling time during my ...Continue Reading →
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Here’s a very simple idea that will impact your productivity greatly. This is important because your productivity is directly related to your income.
There are so many great sources of information available to us all via the Internet. Personal development info, news on your specific industry, entertainment, local, state, national and world news. It streams in non-stop as much or as little as you allow. ...Continue Reading →
I often see on my LinkedIn and other news feeds what I have come to call “leadership by the numbers” articles. You know, the ones I mean “4 Things Successful Leaders Do to Empower Employees” or “5 Simple Steps to Leadership”. Some of the titles are amusing, others just straight forward. All interesting.
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Part 1: Why do we need to transform our consciences to practice Catholic economics? Then, how do we transform structures in society?
Transforming our consciences can be a very difficult task to accomplish. Actually, our consciences are transforming everyday from the experiences we go through and the situations that force us to make decisions. When it comes to transforming our consciences in relation ...Continue Reading →
Happy Ash Wednesday!
Every business leader who joins Attollo receives their own “commemorative” jar of dirt. They place it on their desk at work as a daily reminder to re-order their priorities when faced with the difficult and conflicting demands of their faith, their families and their business.
The jar is a daily Ash Wednesday reminder that ”you are dust, and to ...Continue Reading →
Archbishop Aquila, Archdiocese of Denver, sent to me today a letter of support for the good work being done by Attollo in Northern Colorado. In the letter he states that the goal of Attollo is to lift up men and women at all levels of business by forming and encouraging Catholic executives and business owners to pursue excellence in every area of their life.
Indeed, Attollo equips business leaders with the tools ...Continue Reading →
Executive Summary: The change you desire in life starts with you. Your destiny always has and always will be solely and completely your responsibility. You shouldn’t really be surprised by that! Your life as assessed by you is the sum total of all your choices up to right now. The great news is that if you want to change your life for the better, all the days ahead of you are a clean slate.