communications, digital media, organizational management, Spirituality, Uncategorized

Creative monastery in the business world

Are you looking for ways to make your business relevant and effective? Are traditional business models and workplace protocol weighing you and your employees down? I can help. Let's work together to set goals for your business that express your creativity, give you a competitive edge and build a systems environment. Your company will become… Continue reading Creative monastery in the business world

communications, digital media, organizational management

The bishop’s mitre

Today's American organizational landscape is arguable still very much a top-down model. From large corporations, to factories, to government structure and hierarchical churches, the pyramid-like shape of the bishop's mitre first the classical management style of many organizations. Although the entrepreneurialism of the 21st century allows many to be self-employed, self-employment today often falls under… Continue reading The bishop’s mitre

communications, digital media, religion, Spirituality

The community of Church memory and how things change

In Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference, the authors discuss the theory developed by Robert Bellah that organization are holders of a "community of memory" (Arnett, Fritz, and Bell, 2009). No organization or individual exists in a vacuum, especially not the Church. The Christian Church has a long history of tradition, or holding the community… Continue reading The community of Church memory and how things change

communications, digital media

I beg you not to importune me any further

Interpersonal distance is an important part of ethics in interpersonal communications. You can read more about it in Communications Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference by Arnett, Fritz and Bell, 2009. In the vlog linked below I wish to illustrate the importance of distance in interpersonal relationships by using a clip from the film Pride and Prejudice. It… Continue reading I beg you not to importune me any further

communications, digital media

Seven traditions, seven stages?

In keeping with the theme of my blog of "monk in the world" or "mystic without a monastery," I'd like to compare the idea of seven communication traditions with the notion of seven stages of spiritual transformation. The seven stages of spiritual transformation, described differently by different teachers, including in the Gnostic Gospel of Mary… Continue reading Seven traditions, seven stages?