The Shepherd vs. The Hired Man

As Father Ed pointed out in last Sunday’s homily, when it comes to taking care of sheep, they are much better off with a real shepherd who cares for them than with someone just in it for the money. In John 10:12 Jesus said, “He who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd,…

Would Jesus Hire You for a Management Job?

Douglas McGregor published a book in 1960, now a classic, titled The Human Side of Enterprise. In it he identified two different beliefs we all have about human behavior to some degree: X – The belief that people dislike work and must be forced to perform Y – The belief that people enjoy learning and…