Zach’s Blog


Today I met with a young student who was interested in interviewing me for a documentary. While breaking the ice, I asked, “So, why are you a journalism major?” She paused. “Well, I’ve always wanted to make documentary films and tell stories to the world…,” she began excitedly. [“Great!” I thought,  “She’ll be wonderf…] “…but,” … Read more

What is Your Higher Organizational Purpose?

Higher Organizational Purpose

What is your higher organizational purpose? Recently, I was a part of a working group at a university. The goal: to define faculty, staff, and student expectations of behavior toward one another – a compelling and important task. As the group began brainstorming values of the organization to start coming up with expectations, I asked, “How … Read more

Where are you?

Where are you? Through the help of a book a student loaned me, “The Way of The Peaceful Warrior,” I learned a valuable lesson this week about the ego by which we live, control, and try to plan our lives. It all started with a simple question, “Where are you?” We act as if we … Read more