I’m An Influencer

An individual that has the power to affect purchase decisions of others because of his/her authority. That’s a definition, one of many, used to describe what a social media influencer is. However, while I may not have thousands of followers or even millions of...

Practice Makes Perfect

This was always the mantra of parents and teachers as I was growing up that was applied to virtually everything in my life at that time. I had to learn to ride a bike before my parents would buy me a bike, so I borrowed and practiced, practiced and practiced riding...

Smile

I love selling things. It’s not just selling things though, it’s finding out what people like and then selling them something. Truthfully, that’s what a general definition of marketing is. We generally think of marketing as just selling someone a product. As a kid,...

Cistercian Admission Testing

Cistercian is a Catholic preparatory school educating a diverse group of talented young men grades 5 -12 in an all-honors curriculum. Cistercian combines outstanding academic challenge with athletic, arts, and spiritual formation to provide a truly unique educational...

The Rough Brown Robe

“Oh to know what your personal ‘rough brown robe’ is in life”A bunch of years ago my Spiritual Director asked me, “What are you seeking in your spiritual life?” Not knowing that he was lobbing me a ‘softball’, I answered, “To become a holy man.” Then he dropped the...