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Leadership in a Land of Tears: What “The Little Prince” Teaches Us about Responsibility

This post is sponsored by St. Martin's Academy. I​ ​did​ ​not​ ​know​ ​how​ ​to​ ​reach​ ​him,​ ​how​ ​to​ ​catch​ ​up​ ​with​ ​him…​ ​the​ ​land​ ​of​ ​tears​ ​is​ ​so​ ​mysterious. -Antoine​ ​de​ ​Saint-Exupery Most​ ​major​ ​bookstores​ ​will​ ​have​ ​a​ ​section​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​leadership.​ ​​ ​Perhaps​ ​you​ ​have​ ​seen them?​ ​​ ​Dominating​ ​the​ ​shelves​ ​are​ ​books​ ​filled​ ​with​ ​well-intentioned​ ​how-to​ ​advice​ ​that​...

The Three Munera, Part 3: The Father as King

This post is part of a three part series. See parts one and two. Of all the duties of fatherhood, it is the munus regendi ---the duty to shepherd, based on Christ’s role as King---that is most likely to offend modern sensibilities. The father has authority? The father is a king? Come on! That's outdated chauvinistic patriarchy. We've moved beyond that. This...

Being Men of Valor in Our Everyday Lives

The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor. (Judges 6:12) God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise, and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong. (1 Corinthians 1:27) Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come share...

15 Leadership Lessons from St. Josemaria Escriva

St. Josemaria Escriva was a natural leader. In the world of business or politics, he could have been what the world would consider a "great man." Instead, he became a priest and dedicated his considerable talents to the advancement of the Kingdom of God, pouring his heart and soul into raising up an army of apostles who sanctify the world from...

Follow Me: The Passion of Christ and True Leadership

Jesus has set his heart on his passion and death in Jerusalem with a single minded determination. He knows the pain and sorrow that  await him when he enters the gates of the Holy City. With a heavy heart, he warns his disciples what is coming: "Now, we are going up to Jerusalem; and there the Son of Man will...