December 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Not even the most talented and motivated employees can run on empty

I can't imagine anyone who works for the Church or a Catholic nonprofit feeling that they have too much on their plate ;-) but just in case you know of someone who may be experiencing fatigue at work...

There is an excellent post on the Harvard Business Review blog by Tony Schwartz, "…


Added by Michael Brough on December 11, 2012 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Recruitment and Selection Process – Why is the process important?

Recruitment and Selection Process – Why is the process important?


This question comes up frequently from the director / employer as a response to my insistence on following a proven process.

I will get comments such as:

  • It is too much work to post a position,  to go through an interview process and conduct thorough reference checks, etc.
  • I don’t have the time
  • It takes too long
  • I need someone…

Added by Marisa Ruggier-Andrews on December 7, 2012 at 7:42pm — 1 Comment

Missions that Matter

In Chicago, we are daily, weekly, conscious of the reputation we are getting. Our children are dying, victims of gunfire, and at least some of the shooters are children. Days ago, on the steps of a Catholic Church on our South Side, as a funeral service let out, two people were shot, the young man who died on the sidewalk shot 17 times.


The weekend after, a large group of parishioners arrived from another parish 30 miles to the north, just to offer solidarity and join in…


Added by Daniel Gast on December 6, 2012 at 9:46pm — 1 Comment

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