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January 17, 2019
Monastic Strategies: Are We Vocationally Challenged?
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January 10, 2019
Monastic Strategies: Just One More Step Each Day
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December 13, 2018
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August 30, 2018
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August 02, 2018
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July 05, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: We Follow Leaders Who Inspire Us
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June 21, 2018
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June 07, 2018
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May 31, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: An Introduction to Monastic Leadership
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May 03, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Balancing Contemplation and Action
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April 19, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Is It Possible to Be a Contemplative Leader?
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April 12, 2018
Reading Like a Monk: Lectio Divina and Sacred Pilgrim
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April 05, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: The Value of Handcrafted Leadership
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March 22, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Living Like a Monk in the Real World
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March 08, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Strategic Planning for Monastic Life
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February 22, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Looking Into The Faces We See Every Day
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February 08, 2018
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January 25, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Carrying the Weight of Responsibility
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January 18, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: What We Gain When We Lose
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January 11, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Embracing Our Own Imperfection
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January 04, 2018
Leading Like a Monk: Starting From a Strong Foundation
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December 28, 2017
Looking Back: 12 Questions For Deeper Reflection From 2017
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December 14, 2017
Leading Like a Monk: Holding Fast and Standing Firm
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December 07, 2017
Leading Like a Monk: Can Monks Help Us Become Stronger Leaders?
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