ELO Blog - Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Meaning

The purpose of this blog is to offer a Christian perspective on various approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship, leadership and meaning at work from around the world. We review the perspectives of leading thinkers and business people as expressed through their writings or by way of direct interviews.

The ELO Blog additionally highlights key ELO events, interviews and initiatives to support ELO’s vision to be the world’s premier resource for the executive education and training of Christian marketplace and entrepreneurial leaders.


  • The Top 15 Blog Posts of 2021

     As we are nearing the end of 2021, we have an opportunity to reflect back on the year.  Last year we posted 68 blogs and we have a total of 338 in our archives.  Here are the most viewed posts of the past year: read more
  • RECORD-BREAKING ELO NATIONAL FORUM 2021: Excellent, Amazing & inspirational!

    The ELO National Forum held on November 30th was described by participants as “excellent,” “amazing” and “inspirational.” An outstanding lineup of eight presenters from Canada, the US and the UK delivered insights on innovation, an entrepreneurial mindset and marketplace leadership. read more
  • Leadership: What's Love Got to Do With it?

    What's love got to do with it? That’s a question that might make a lot of leaders cringe. Talking about “love,” particularly in the context of leadership, with its roots in war and military strategy, will make many people move on quickly to the next topic. But perhaps it is worth looking at the question more carefully. This is what Katy Granville-Chapman and Emmie Bidston will be doing at the upcoming ELO Forum on November 30th. read more
  • Public Speaking book reflects years of Entrepreneurial Leadership experience

    This blog is by guest writer, Flyn Ritchie, who first published this article at www.churchforvancouver.com on November 10, 2021. read more
  • Doug Nix, Stillwater M & A Advisors on Meaning @ Work (Part II)

    NOTE: This is the second of two blog posts. Most management authors in today’s environment sing as one choir that people need to see work as something meaningful in their lives. As a result, when employees do well at work, they will be progressing towards meaning in their whole life. In previous blog posts we have delved into the interrelation between work and meaning from writers and business leaders such as Jordan Peterson, Adam Grant, Jim Collins, Mark Carney, Niall Ferguson, Michael Dell and Phil Knight. read more