Category Archives: Self Reflection

Prayers for the Victims of the Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

Yesterday evening I read in total disbelief — like many of you, I expect — about the tragedy that occurred in Sri Lanka on Easter morning during Christian celebrations commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is hard enough to make sense of why someone would take the life of another person, but how someone could deliberately murder 290 people

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The College Admissions Bribery Scandal and the Issue of Values

By now you have read about the college admissions bribery scandal: The story that begins with the corrupt college consultant, William Singer, who collected more than $25 million from hundreds of parents, hired people to take SAT and ACT tests for their children, and bribed college coaches to recruit these students on college teams using artificial athletic resumes. Yes, it

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Prayers for the New Zealand Victims and Their Families

My heart and thoughts are completely focused on the 50 Muslim men, women, and children who were senselessly murdered while worshiping at their Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand this past Friday. In addition, another 34 individuals were seriously injured, including a four-year-old girl! It is the worst terrorist attack in the history of New Zealand. It is hard for me

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Gaining a Global Perspective: Teaching in the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program

Greetings from Hong Kong! One of my most enjoyable opportunities is teaching in Kellogg’s Executive MBA programs in Chicago, Miami, and Hong Kong. I spent this past week with KH21, a wonderful group of 48 executives from countries across Asia and Europe, at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) teaching my course on “Leading a Global Company.” Here’s

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Some Self-Reflection and a Possible New Year’s Resolution

As I mentioned in my December 26, 2018 blog post, Julie and I, along with our five children, had the opportunity to spend these past Christmas holidays in the Holy Land.  In addition to celebrating Christmas mass in Bethlehem, we took a boat ride in the Sea of Galilee: And Julie and I renewed our marriage vows in Cana!!!  A truly

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