Wisdom-Based Business: Participating in the Kingdom

Authors: Dr. Hannah Stolze & Jenna Watson https://wisdombasedbusiness.org On Vocation Blog – CFI In Chapter Twelve of my forthcoming book Wisdom-Based Business (Zondervan, 2021), I consider how business can have kingdom impact beyond just profitability and financial stewardship [1]. I take a look at the Tom’s of Maine business model as an example of innovative entrepreneurship that is … Continue reading Wisdom-Based Business: Participating in the Kingdom

Persevering toward Hope:

the role of Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Quotients in developing Grit & Hope in times of trial   Grit has become a buzz word following the publication of Angela Duckworth’s 2016 best-selling book. The concept of grit shifted our understanding of perseverance from an outcome to a predictor of achievement. The relatively recent research conducted … Continue reading Persevering toward Hope:

Reflections from the Far East on the role of the Sage vs. the modern-day Scholar

I realize this post doesn’t have a lot to do with lessons learned directly from Indonesian culture. However, as I have spent the last week working on the manuscript for my Wisdom Based Business book, I have had a lot of time to reflect on the overlap between ancient sages of the East and the … Continue reading Reflections from the Far East on the role of the Sage vs. the modern-day Scholar

Fulbright Indonesia

After a long break from blogging (how did time pass that fast?), I’m back!! For the next semester I’ll be writing from Indonesia! The past few years have been full of teaching business classes, conducting research and writing articles, submitting book proposals, launching centers, and going through the tenure process at Wheaton College. I’m excited … Continue reading Fulbright Indonesia

How supply chains can support the shopper experience – CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly

This new department challenges the authors of selected Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) articles to explain the real-world implications of their academic research. Source: How supply chains can support the shopper experience – CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly Continue reading How supply chains can support the shopper experience – CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly

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 … Continue reading 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

Over 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: … Continue reading The Wealth of Corporations: Can Corporate Leaders Help Redeem the Cultures of Nations