Servant Leadership – the Foundation of Business Impact

“let the greatest among you become like the youngest, let the leader become one who serves1” This concept is applied and taught in churches around the world. It is applied in so many areas of our personal ethos, but it seems as though it is least applied where it can have the most effect day … More Servant Leadership – the Foundation of Business Impact

A Simple Theology of Business (or a theory of wisdom-based business)

The goal of my personal theology of business is to explore how a faith-led individual can go about growing a business while applying Biblical principles that facilitate “business success.” In order to understand what drives business success, we have to first explore what is a Biblical understanding of success and Biblical examples of business. I … More A Simple Theology of Business (or a theory of wisdom-based business)

The Wealth of Corporations: Can Corporate Leaders Help Redeem the Cultures of Nations

aOver half of the world’s 100 top GDPs1 are held by corporations. This means 51 companies have higher revenues than the GDPs of 142 nations of the 193 nations the UN recognizes!2 While not a perfect comparison, a recent Business Insider article compared leading companies’ corporate revenue to the GDP of individual nations, for example: … More The Wealth of Corporations: Can Corporate Leaders Help Redeem the Cultures of Nations

The Growing Business Credo: Purpose beyond Profit

Sometimes, in our quest to be successful and have impact, we may forget that titles and price tags are not the only qualifiers of success. Until we overcome the mindset that the road to success is measured by profit and titles, we will achieve very little in terms of making the world, the marketplace, society, … More The Growing Business Credo: Purpose beyond Profit

The Importance of Love (it hasn’t diminished and it applies in business)

For the last 20+ years business research has compared business relationships to dating and marriage. Although that metaphor hasn’t endured the test of time1, perhaps the need for “love” in commercial interactions is more pragmatic than emotional. It all depends on how you define love. If you define it as Merriam-Webster does, it is merely … More The Importance of Love (it hasn’t diminished and it applies in business)