Luke Burgis is an entrepreneur, investor and writer who is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. After working briefly at a New York City private equity firm, Luke founded three successful startups in California and was named to the “Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25” by Business Week. He stepped away from active involvement in his companies for five years to discern the Catholic priesthood. He is currently the co-founder of the Catholic Blockchain Project, Chairman of ActivPrayer, Executive Director of Inscape, and co-author of the new book Unrepeatable: Cultivating the Unique Calling of Every Person. Luke holds a B.S. from the Stern School of Business at New York University, a certificate in Philosophy from St. John’s Seminary, and an S.T.B. from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.
Joshua is a leader in the field of narrative based motivational assessment. For the last 18 years he has applied his expertise in a variety of applications, including executive search, organizational development, and talent management. Since 2010, he has served as a coach helping individuals embrace and effectively leverage their own patterns of unique motivation. He is certified at the ACC level with the International Coach Federation (ICF).His long standing desire to understand and help people develop their unique giftedness led to an MA & Ph.D. in Philosophy of the Human Person. He continues to effectively integrate learning from this study into his coaching and consulting practices. Joshua also helped build The Center for Leadership at Franciscan University of Steubenville where he currently serves as a vocation coach and vocation coach trainer for faculty and staff of the institution.
I journeyed up to the Stone Barn Center for Food & Agriculture with Claire Alsup, Director of Business Development for Yolele Foods, to interview Fred Kirschenmann, the “philosopher farmer” who wrote one of my favorite books on ecology (not that I read a ton of them) and the most interesting title for a theological essay ever: Theological Reflections While […] The post A Spirituality of Food & Farming with Fred Kirschenmann appeared first on Inscape Vocations.
Al Kresta interviews Dr. Joshua Miller on his show, “Kresta in the Afternoon”, on Ave Mardio Radio (EWTN), about the importance of personal vocation for the renewal of the Church, with a particular focus on how to draw out the gifts and talents of children and each member of the body of Christ. Thank you, […] The post Building Up the Body of Christ through Personal Vocation appeared first on Inscape Vocations.
Saying “yes” to a vocation is not always easy. In this episode Dr. Joshua Miller interviews Lisa Hendey, best selling author, founder of CatholicMom.com, and evangelist working to help each person say “yes” to their personal vocation. We talk primary about Lisa’s book The Grace of Yes where she presents virtues each can cultivate for […] The post Lisa Hendey and the Grace of “Yes” to Personal Vocation appeared first on Inscape Vocations.
Our guest for this podcast, Catholic entrepreneur Patrick Molyneaux, is from Pittsburgh, which some have described as “ground zero” of the current crisis. Molyneaux is the co-owner of Molyneaux Tile • Carpet • Wood as well as a founder of several non-profit organizations. He discusses personal vocation, human flourishing, and a possible antidote to clericalism. The post Personal Vocation: An Antidote to Clericalism in a Time of Crisis appeared first on Inscape Vocations.
Andreas Widmer, former Swiss Guard for Saint John Paul II and Director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, is interviewed by Catholic entrepreneur and colleague Luke Burgis about his personal story of vocation in business and, now, as a teacher. Andreas and Luke co-teach a course called “The Vocation of Business” at The Busch […] The post The Vocation of Business with Andreas Widmer appeared first on Inscape Vocations.