Rev. Earl Smith: Chaplain to NFL and NBA pro teams… and to Death Row inmates at San Quentin maximum security prison

Rev. Earl Smith: Chaplain to NFL and NBA pro teams… and to Death Row inmates at San Quentin maximum security prison

This week on The Mentors Radio Show, host Tom Loarie talks with Rev. Earl Smith, a remarkable leader who — after being shot 6 times and left for dead — transitioned from being a former drug dealer to becoming an award-winning chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers, the Golden State Warriors and for Death Row…
Frustrated With Your Career Transition?  Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

Frustrated With Your Career Transition? Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

by Ricky McRoskey I’m not proud of it, but about halfway through a torturous four-month job search, I fired a saint.  That’s right—I canned him.  Gave him the pink slip.  Told St. Cajetan (Caj-uh-tan)—the 16th-century patron of the jobless, the selfless Italian priest who once founded a bank that lent to the poor to shield…
Who’s Your Boss?

Who’s Your Boss?

A few years back, I was meeting with my Spiritual Director regarding work. As we were praying, with a hint of uncertainty as to why he was asking me, he asked, “When people say to you ‘Who do you work for?’ how do you respond?” Having proudly extricated myself from the grind of a corporate environment and into entrepreneurial status, I said, “I tell them I work for myself.” My Spiritual Director looked at me, chuckled knowingly and said, “Oh, Okay.