The good, the bad, and the Amway: a second post from #AU2016

I’ve now been through the opening banquet and one full day of Acton University, and I have thoughts. Boy, do I ever have thoughts. I’ll try to get some of them into this post. What I’ve done so far: Plenary, Magatte Wade: Wade, a Sufi Muslim and the founder of several businesses, made a passionate [Read More…]

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Mindfulness and Losing My Wallet

Winston Churchill once said, “When I look back on all my worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” [Read more…]

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What Successful Entrepreneurs and Successful Criminals Have in Common

By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. I found this line in a recent John Grisham bestseller.  “Prisons are fascinating places, especially when the inmates are educated white-collar types.” The distance between the criminal and the successful entrepreneur is not so very far.  We both intuitively operate out-of-the-box with [Read More…]

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Jubilee Professional

    Jubilee Professional is a unique opportunity to learn from local and global thought leaders as well as practitioners about how to apply biblical truth to our everyday, professional life. For six years, CCO and Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation (PLF) have partnered to produce this unique event to meet the specific interests of men and women who are one, [Read More…]

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At the #AsburyProject today

…a great gathering of folks at Asbury Seminary and Asbury University in Wilmore, KY around issues of social entrepreneurship and the integration of faith and economics. Catch all the action in real time on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PatheosFthWork  (and follow us on Twitter while you’re at it.) You can read the posts I wrote about last year’s [Read More…]

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Creating new jobs around the globe: Partners Worldwide

Last year the Patheos Faith and Work Channel  contacted leaders of some prominent community development and entrepreneurial organizations to talk about their attempts to transform communities through the growth of new businesses and attention to the dignity of work.  The interviews were very popular and we’re going to be running some of them here again [Read More…]

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