My Passion for Cultivating Virtue and Leadership

Recent Insights on Virtue and Leadership

A Spiritual Perspective on Balance
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This article is an excerpt from a workshop presented by Jeff Lockert at CCO’s Rise Up Conference in 2019. In 2012, performer Nick Walenda attempted to cross the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Nick is a faithful … Read More

The Habit of Making Great Decisions – Developing the Virtue of Prudence
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Leaders are required to make many decisions to enable their vision and mission to move forward. Sometimes these decisions can be simple and straightforward and at other times they may be quite complex and difficult. In all cases, leaders want … Read More

Pro-Tips for Follow Up After Attending a Conference
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A few weeks ago I attended a 2-day leadership conference called the Global Leadership Summit. It was a content rich, dynamic two days with 15 different presenters including Bear Grylls (Adventurer; Writer; TV Host), Patrick Lencioni (Best-Selling Author; Founder, The … Read More

Lifting Up Leaders – Divine Renovation Podcast
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Recently I was invited to be a guest on the Divine Renovation Podcast. It was an interesting conversation where I unpack the reasons that university campuses are one of the most important places for us to undertake mission and why … Read More

Love, Life, and their Challenges
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Jeff and Renée Lockert spoke about the love, life and challenges found in family at the Prince Albert Diocesan Family Conference.

The Leadership Cultivation Matrix
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If you aren’t growing as a leader, you are dying as a leader. So how can a leader assess the areas that they need to grow in? There are many different ways of looking at this, but one tool that … Read More

Incarnational Leadership
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One of my favourite places in the entire world is somewhere many aren’t even aware of. It is the crypt chapel in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Israel. I’ve had the privilege to visit this church in Israel … Read More

Andy Cyr – A Friend to All
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On August 27, 2018, my father-in-law, André (Andy) Charles Cyr died peacefully in his sleep. He was 72 years old. It was a great shock to all of us who loved him dearly, especially his wife Irene and his family. … Read More

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently – Forbes
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A few months ago, I saw an article on Forbes.com titled “15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently” written by Kevin Kruse.  It caught my attention, both because of the topic and the people he interviewed to find out their “number … Read More

The connection between Nazareth and Leadership
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One of my favourite places in the entire world is somewhere many aren’t even aware of. It is the crypt chapel in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Israel. I’ve had the privilege to visit this church in Israel … Read More

My Interview With Alex Havard
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  On October 16, 2017 I spoke with Alex Havard on the CCO Reads Podcast on a wide range of questions including his background, the books he wrote, the books he recommends, and the important leadership virtue of magnanimity. He … Read More

A Tribute: Grandpa Henry was a Great Leader
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I received the call from my father, “Grandpa Henry passed away last night.” While it wasn’t unexpected – he was 94 and I was aware he had been declining – it was still sad news, as I loved him dearly. … Read More