Tag: Christianity

Grace, Not Luck

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ The business world mistakenly calls it luck or fortune. They commonly speak of being lucky or fortunate when things go well. Einstein knew better. He knew that “God doesn’t play…

Do It Right!

I haven’t always lived up to this axiom, and occasionally have to re-learn its wisdom. It’s not easy to achieve compliance with this one. It’s like painting a room in your home. Once painted, the other rooms look worse in…

Christian Marketing

“Remember, everything we do gets hijacked by marketing.” That was the warning Sun Microsystems Inc. Chief Researcher John Gage had for developers working on emerging grid computing standards at the Global Grid Forum in Seattle in June, 2003. His comment…

Christ @ Work

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ The Foundation of All Truth The acceptance that anything at all can be true, that there is such a thing as truth and/or logic requires two things: 1) the acceptance…

Character as Job Qualification

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ Legend has it that Theodore Roosevelt and one of his cowhands found an unbranded steer on land controlled by Gregor Lang, a neighboring rancher. In accord with the usual custom,…

An Overview of Policy Governance®

Policy Governance® is a registered trademark of John Carver. A brief report of his book, Corporate Boards that Create Value, follows: I. Board of Directors Structure A. Authority, properly executed and observed, provides the necessary “glue” for policy governance. The…

Work as a Calling

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ One’s calling¹ is his or her vocation, job, career or profession. But more than mere work, one’s calling invokes a passion for work, a drive to accomplish, excel or master…

The Christian Marketplace Movement

Book Titles As A Window Search: All Products Apparel & Accessories Baby Beauty Books Camera & Photo Cell Phones & Service Classical Music Computer & Video Games Computers DVD Electronics Gourmet Food Health & Personal Care Home & Garden Jewelry…

Revaluation of Debt

I could title this post “The Jubilee Factor” because it is a simple observation about the teaching of the biblical Jubilee and how it speaks to the current world financial crisis. So, what is the Jubilee? The Jubilee year (Leviticus…

Corporate Persons

A recent article in the LA Times carping about the unfair influence of corporations regarding elections because of funds available to corporations verses the funds available to individuals reminded me of the corporate person controversy. The issue is whether corporations…