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Entries for July 2018

By Owen Phelps, Ph.D. Director, Yeshua Institute It’s that time of the year when we’re most likely to see newcomers showing up at our office or shop doors. As school terms end, students migrate from classrooms into work settings and become new members of our work teams. Older adults may think of summer as a traditional time to let our hair down and enjoy life, but for new people on the job it’s often a time of supreme stress brought on by quantum doses of uncertainty. If we’re concerned about helping them get off on the right foot, it’s a good time to discover or remember and th...

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Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) is offering a free 7-part webinar series on Jesus-like leadership presented by Dr. Owen Phelps, author of The Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus. The webinar series, valued at $199, is being offered free to anyone who purchases the book and its companion workbook at this link. Those who already have the book and workbook can register for free too by requesting access at tstewart@osv.com. Positive impact “How effective are you at making a positive impact on the people around you?” asks OSV in an announcement about the special offer. “Discover the power of Chr...

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By Dan R. Ebener Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles by Dan Ebener on leadership in the Catholic Church. They are excerpts from his latest book, Pastoral Leadership: Best Practices for Church Leaders, due to be published later this year by Paulist Press and the Villanova University Center for Church Management. * * * This series, Pastoral Leadership: How to Lead in a Catholic Parish, reflects on 17 years of conversations about leadership. That’s how long I’ve been teaching in the Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) program at St. Ambrose University. While I may be the m...

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