To love and lead to the fullest I believe one attitude must be adopted and then claimed anew each day. Self Sacrifice Jesus (God) is love. And… Read more “Lovers and Leaders Must Make a Habit of Dying”
The Journey is Our Home
“The journey is our home.” – Jesuit saying “Home is that place in the heart of each of us where God lives, where God is the center… Read more “The Journey is Our Home”
The Gift of Silence and The Noisy Winds of Life
Silence gives you a wide and deep perspective through which to see and hear…to notice. Wind on the other hand narrows you and makes you shallow, its… Read more “The Gift of Silence and The Noisy Winds of Life”
Stay on Track By Taking The Matthew 6:24 Challenge
Money! The ultimate master for many, but definitely not the only one that can divert your energy from a life in and for Jesus Christ. I definitely… Read more “Stay on Track By Taking The Matthew 6:24 Challenge”
Four Lessons on Living From a Man Who Made a Difference
How do you get a street named after you when you weren’t a city “father”, a major philanthropist, a company founder, a celebrity, or the person who… Read more “Four Lessons on Living From a Man Who Made a Difference”
Why We All Need Summer Break and Back To School
I find that back to school season is a great time to reflect. Mostly because I can’t think until my kids are back in school. Heading into… Read more “Why We All Need Summer Break and Back To School”
TEDx Talk: The Minimalist Manager Mindset
If you want to understand Minimalist Management living and leading, this blog, and to a large degree…me… give this a quick watch. I hope it is helpful to you. The key themes are purpose, mentorship, self-reflection, faith, gratitude, wisdom, leadership and of course minimalism. I am honored to have shared the TEDx stage with so many amazing people. Check out tedxcreightonu.com!
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How I Applied New Tactics to Declutter My Mind & Surroundings
Stuff … stuff … and more stuff … I am amazed at how much stuff comes through my front door. Junk mail, papers, tchotchkes, candies, toys …… Read more “How I Applied New Tactics to Declutter My Mind & Surroundings”
How I Recharged on the Way to the Airport
I don’t know about you but I get drained. When the battery is running low I lose my focus on my purpose and I am more likely to do things out of line with my values. We all need energy to move forward.
At the conclusion of a recent work trip I had my Uber driver drop me off at a favorite spot on my way from my hotel to the airport. I was there for about an hour and a half, then headed to the airport. It made all the difference in the world…battery was charged and (or because) I connected with God through God’s creation.
I would encourage you to try to replicate this. Find an hour to stop, reflect, and recharge. You might not be going right by LaJolla. But I bet there is a great park near your path home. Give it a try. I bet you will find it helpful.
Three Lessons on Living and Dying From a Man Who Lives Well
Father Hauser has long been a favorite of mine, but recently I elevated him to hero status. He strives daily to see God in all things. He… Read more “Three Lessons on Living and Dying From a Man Who Lives Well”