January 29, 2014| 0

Training ‘The Vision Thing’ (John 1:43-51)

I don’t know what Nathanael saw in Jesus, but I envy his vision—the ability to see the truth in people and events, the ability to see more than meets the eye.

November 1, 2013| 0

Thoughts on leadership

Dr. Gerhard Steinke, Ph.D., CISSP October 20, 2013 During discussion in a recent workshop on Management as a Liberal Art: Insights from Peter Drucker, Our Christian Faith and the Practice of Management, there was also discussion about leadership as “doing the right things.” Managing a project and leading a group of people involves more than […]

October 16, 2013| 0

Josiah, the Turnaround King (2 Kings 23:4-20)

Even though we are not likely to face the kind of idolatry that plagued Josiah’s kingdom, we can still learn a lesson from his reforms.

October 2, 2013| 0

Competence, Character, Leadership, and Information Systems

Dr. Gerhard Steinke, Ph.D., CISSP September 30, 2013 “Graduating people of competence and character” is built into Seattle Pacific University‘s mission statement. The School of Business and Economics’ mission statement further focuses on developing students’ “professional competence and integrity in the context of Christian faith and values.” As a faculty member, I strive to help […]

December 19, 2011| 0

Coach K on Connecting with Players: Lessons for Business

The excitement of college basketball is in full swing. This past summer I read an insightful column in the Wall Street Journal by guest author, Mike Krzyzewski, Hall of Fame coach of the Duke University men’s basketball team. Coach K reflected, in this excerpt, on the need for leaders to connect deeply with the people […]