Passionate Perspectives


The Importance of Stories and Outcomes in Creating Life Plans

Sister Julia Lanigan GNSH, Former President of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Valerie Palmieri, Chief Operating Officer of Abramson Center for Jewish Life, and Dr. Kimberly Van Haitsma, Director of Program for Person-Centered...

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We are Better Together

Since being first elected to leadership at age thirty-two – and in every role she has taken on since – Sister Bea Eichten has always made her primary focus about the team, rather than herself....

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Leadership is a Gift

Most of us learn as young children how to follow directions. However, those who take initiative stand out from the crowd – not because it’s about doing what you’re told, but rather finding new ways...

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The Art of Leadership: Live, Love & Laugh Often

As Prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB has dedicated her life to leading, inspiring, and equipping others.  Her many years of work in the faith community has allowed people to...

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Honoring the Leader in Everyone

When people are called into leadership, it is extremely important to understand what exactly it is that they are getting into. “Leadership is a privilege,” says Sister Antonio. “And we should challenge ourselves to always...

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