• Seminary

    Forgiveness in the Workplace

    As evil is a part of our world it is also a part of our workplace. With evil a part of our workplace, we must practice forgiveness to overcome more occurring evil. In short, evil in the workplace is any action that we take that may bring harm to others or ourselves. However, I believe it is important to point out that not all perceived evil in the workplace actually is, evil. We should carefully examine our own internal character and be careful not to project our shadows or insecurities onto others. Additionally, motivations behind individuals decisions should be examined. “Forgiveness is one way to diffuse…evil, replacing hostility and resentment…

  • Seminary

    Get real / Get personal

    One way of defining leadership is to examine its outcomes. Some outcomes of leadership are getting people to work together and follow directives.  Leadership produces an outflow from a group of people adherent to the leaders vision.  Leaders instill “the why” of what people are doing, making a personal connection with their followers, leading to overall buy in of the leaders vision.  Followers of effective leaders carry out their directives by second nature, through knowing and buying into the vision of the leader, which hopefully is also that of the organization.  Leaders get their followers to take ownership of a unified vision in not only how they carry out their work, but in how…