Professionalism, Service and Holiness of Life & The Human Economy

The Meditation of the Day in the Magnificat on Thursday July 13th started out with “Professionalism, Service and Holiness of Life: if we deviate from this trio, we shall fall from the greatness to which we are called.” This was a phrase taken by an address by Pope Francis to the Curia which is the extensive administrative staff that conducts the business of the ...

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We lie to ourselves because we’re afraid to take ourselves on.

“Deep down inside every one of us knows something’s twisted. Acknowledging that fact, refusing to run away from it and deciding to deal with it is the beginning of the only authentic life there is.

All evil begins with a lie. The biggest evil comes from the biggest lies, and the biggest lies are the ones we tell ourselves. And we lie to ourselves because we’re afraid to take ourselves on.“     – from “Brother John” by August Turak

The lies ...

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You Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

I’ve grown to appreciate those timeless sayings that used to annoy me as a kid. You know what I’m talking about. Like “A penny saved is a penny earned” from good ol’ Ben Franklin or “Fortune favors the bold” or “Actions speak louder than words.”

I’ve come to understand the business application of many adages and especially “You can’t see the forest ...

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Just when you think we’re making progress.

 

No, it’s noreal-newst what you think!

A friend shared a conversation she had with a colleague of hers earlier this week. The business she works at had a low performing employee who recently quit. My friend mentioned in passing to her colleague that this was a perfect opportunity to finally source and hire a person who was high performance and who could achieve excellence in ...

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Theology Of Work

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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 ...

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Enjoy the perturbation inside the crucible !

Crucible – noun \ˈkrü-sə-bəl\ : is a place or situation in which different elements interact to produce something new. a difficult test or challenge. a place or situation that forces people to change or make difficult decisions.

leadership crucibleAttollo is a crucible for business leaders. It combines three elements; personal development, professional development and faith development and introduces the fire or “heat” ...

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