Wakan Tanka: On Human Origins, Spirituality and the Meaning of Life


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About the Author

John L. Bennett is a professor of business and behavioral science and director of graduate programs at the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. In addition, he holds the Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Chair of Leadership. In addition, he is president of Lawton Associates a management consulting and executive coaching firm focused on helping individuals and organizations prepare for, excel through and improve from change. Dr. Bennett was the principal investigator for the research project that informed this report. He holds an MPA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and MA and Ph.D. degrees in human and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University. Peg Aldridge In 2008, Peg Aldridge co-founded Passion in Partnership Ministries (PIP) with Rev. Beth Hood of the North Carolina Conference of the UMC. The ministry's programs and processes strengthen behaviors that lead to deeper capacity for Christ-centered leadership. Peg is one of the chief designers of these innovative programs. As of 2020, over 950 clergy and laity in eight United Methodist conferences have worked with trained clergy and laity in the development of Christ-centered leaders in all levels of leadership. The influence of these engagements can be seen in the Emerging Leader Initiative, designed in collaboration with Bishop Paul Leeland and reflected in this book. Peg has a Master's Degree in Organizational Communication, Coaching Certification from Queens University of Charlotte, and a Bachelor's Degree from Purdue University. Trish Archer is a United Methodist Church ordained clergy, works with Passion in Partnership Ministries in coaching and leadership development. She served local churches for 25 years prior to extension ministry. She has a Bachelor of Science in Science Teaching and Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Masters of Divinity from the Duke Divinity School. She has served the NC Conference in various leadership positions and currently serves on the Board of Ordained Ministry. Trish enjoys teaching, leading retreats, and writing. She lives in Wilmington, NC with her husband. Steve James is a coach and consultant with Passion in Partnership and GoSeeLove. His specialty is developing the capacity of clergy, laity, denominational leaders and churches to thrive in their calling and more fully accomplish their mission in the world.