The Search for Meaning

One of the most impactful sentences in the very moving book “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl was about hope for the future. He wrote that “The prisoner who had lost faith in the future – his future – was doomed. With his loss of belief in the future, he also lost his spiritual hold; he let himself decline and became subject to physical and mental decay.” The setting of the book of course was a concentration camp in ...

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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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The Noble Vocation of the Business Leader

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 ...

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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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Leadership By The Numbers

81133660_numbers_1280pxWI 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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@Pontifex on business

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>How I wish everyone had decent work!  It is essential for human dignity.</p>&mdash; Pope Francis (@Pontifex) <a href=”https://twitter.com/Pontifex/statuses/481367133494865922″>June 24, 2014</a></blockquote>
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