Reflections from Psalm 49

Reflections from Psalm 49

I have begun 2019 working through the Psalms. I came across Psalm 49, and I was struck at the timely word it gives—to everyone, and especially those in business. This Psalm warns of the pursuit of security and meaning in wealth. It may seem unusual to dedicate so much...
Who Owns Your Portfolio?

Who Owns Your Portfolio?

Jockko Willink has become a leadership sensation in the past few years. His Ted Talks and podcasts are popular, and his book, Extreme Ownership has been a best selling book several years in a row. He gives solid leadership advice from the perspective of his background...
Beginning Again

Beginning Again

The New Year is an important opportunity to start again. Many of you have taken stock of the last year, and have set some goals for 2019. Daniel Pink, in his book, When, demonstrates the tangible power of new beginnings. Significant days & markers have proven...
True Comm-unity

True Comm-unity

Unity. It is a thing which people speak of like world peace–something that would be nice to have, but naive to imagine we will ever achieve it. After several years of highly inflammatory public discourse, it seems like in many ways we are more divided as a...
A Good Return on Investment

A Good Return on Investment

Risk is an important business concept. We are taught that in general as risk increases in investment, so does the possibility for reward. There are investments that offer a guaranteed result, like bonds. The payoff is typically pretty small. You sacrifice potential...