The production of capital is perhaps a necessary condition of work, but a hyper-focus on capital production will miss its sufficient conditions.
Category: Leadership and Business
There is a sudden realization that our narrative understanding of ourselves, perhaps wrongly occupies a central place in our attention.
... every “good morning!” needed a response. Every action engendered an obligation...
is transformed into something much more important, something vital to the life of the world, when the people who share the table are engaging in the practices of love and of thinking.
It does not take courage to be authentically yourself; it takes humility.
The non-violent, but argumentative, ideal of liberal education is not the suddenly arrived-at point of a nonpolarized liberal society. Instead, the purpose of liberal education is the iterative practice of a non-violent but argumentative society.
Imagine you are waiting at a train station. You are waiting to try to get on the train of thought that leads to the destination of effective freedom and the path of virtuous moral development.
"Instead of being framed by accounting practices, a company's vision has to inform its accounting practices."
"...a job is a way of fulfilling a vocation, and particular jobs - if we are reflectively learning through them, may generate an evolution in our vocation. A key to making this important point real is being aware of God working in you through a particular job."
I will do my share even if, for a time, you aren’t doing your share.