This episode features a conversation with Mark W. Schaefer as we discuss topics as diverse as adoption, building a career during the recession and his transformative experience with Michelangelo’s Pieta in the Vatican City. Mark teaches marketing at Rutgers University and is an author and consultant.
Episode 003: How to Grow by Giving Yourself Away with Mark Schaefer
About the show
- Mark Schaefer’s experience has shaped his mission
- Balancing life and centering yourself
Time Stamp Show Notes
00:00:00 – Welcome and Intro
00:00:48 – Phil Mershon introduces Mark Schaefer
00:01:22 – Mark Schaefer’s work and family background
Mark Schaefer’s podcast: Marketing Companion
00:06:01 – What mission can I do?
00:07:00 – How do you make choices on where you believe GOD is telling you to invest your daily time?: Mark Schaefer’s prayer/mantra when times are tough: “Thy will be done.”
00:08:59 – How do you start your day?
00:12:03 – When Time Stands Still for Mark Schaefer: Michelangelo’s Pieta
00:16:23 – Mark’s spiritual journey at that time
00:18:54 – Balancing Our Four Spheres
00:23:57 – Give one big message to fellow Christian men
00:25:44 – Grandfather
00:27:32 – Book: Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin
00:30:04 – Book: The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey
00:30:33 – Joe Theismann and a young Paul Newman
00:32:04 – Thank you very much Mark Schaefer and wrap up