July 13, 2011| 0

Looking for a Job? Consider Writing a Personal Biography

by John Terrill and Donovan Richards We all want to grab the attention of someone we hope to impress, and we’re tempted to do just about anything to be noticed. Remember Elle Wood’s pink and scented resume in Legally Blonde? She is not alone; officious employees have tried a myriad of attention grabbing techniques over […]

February 25, 2011| 0

Snack Chips and Lessons in Environmental Consciousness

Sometimes noise can be a serious distraction. Frito-Lay found this out the hard way when customers began complaining about the firm’s biodegradable SunChips bag. Although they liked the concept of a 100 percent compostable package, the 80-85 decibel level was higher than most customers could bear. How can anyone hear the television over all that […]

December 21, 2010| 0

Changing the World Advent Style

To encourage the philanthropic spirit so readily experienced this time of year, Kelly Greene recently penned an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “How to Change the World … Whatever the Size of Your Wallet.” In this piece, she outlines a variety of programs to which one could volunteer time or donate money. From […]

October 8, 2010| 0

Inner Transformation through Daily Work

To a certain extent, the gift of work is outwardly focused, bringing healing and restoration to a hurting world. But it has internal implications, too. Part of the goodness of work is that we are renovated through it and by it.

August 16, 2010| 0

A New Measure for Social Responsible Investing

In our last blog we indicated that we may need to revisit the criteria that are often utilized for social responsible investing. As an alternative, we suggest a baseline decision criterion for investment and purchasing decisions that must first meet the threshold of human flourishing. Of the myriad of choices before us, are the investments […]