Tom "Steve" McQueen, M.Div. has devoted his life and vocation to guiding children, couples, executives, and organizations on a path to personal fulfillment and professional success.
An award-winning, best-selling author, hospice chaplain, and retired licensed marriage and family therapist, Tom's advice has been sought by those wanting concrete and practical answers to problems, challenges, and obstacles in their lives.
Tune-in to Wisdom for a Crazy World and you will be rewarded with insights and information that will enrich you, your family, your community, and your business.
Life passes pretty quickly. In the course of human existence, we have such little time to make a difference in our world. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for a reflective look at. the five questions God might ask us when we die. And as we think about our future answers, it may help create a positive direction for our path in life..
When the politics of personal destruction and hate occupy the majority of the media's attention, the very life of that nation's culture is in perilous jeopardy. Join our host, Tom McQueen, as he offers his insights on what we need to do and where need to turn in order to preserve a prosperous future for our children and grandchildren.
Shannon was a 28yo homeless woman who lived in the woods on the west coast of Florida. Join our host, Tom McQueen, and learn how Shannon transformed the lives of those who knew her and how, in our own lives, we can do the same.
Life is hectic. We have families, jobs, and responsibilities. We're born and before you know it, we're old and then we die. Did we experience life the way God would like us to? Maybe if we routinely asked ourselves certain fundamental questions, our earthly existence might be more meaningful and rewarding. Join our host, Tom McQueen, and he'll give us some insight on how we might experience life in a manner that will fulfill our destiny as human beings while being a hope and a help to one another.
While the kidnapping of a child was once a parent's greatest fear, research shows that bullying is now the #1 concern of parents of children in elementary, middle, and high school. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for a frank discussion about what parents need to know and what they can do to address this ever-present danger in our schools and communities.
In order to make a positive contribution in today's world, it's helpful to be able to detect and manage your interactions with inauthentic people. Sincerity and genuineness are traits that build meaningful personal and business relationships. Inauthentic people choose a different path for managing life. Join our host, Tom McQueen, as he helps us to understand the motivations and behaviors of those that embrace disingenuousness and deceit as a way of life.
As we embark upon a new year and another decade, it's time to take a look at our place and our purpose in this world. Join our host, Tom McQueen, as he shares some valuable insights on what we can do to make this the best year and the best decade ever!
New Year's Resolutions? How many have you made and broken in your lifetime? Join our host, Tom McQueen, for this episode and consider his suggestion for a different type of resolution that will enrich your life while positively impacting the people in your world. Don't miss our last show in season #1 of "Wisdom For A Crazy World."
Parents are the first teachers of their children. And there are ten things that you want to instill in their minds and hearts that will help them journey through life with passion and purpose. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for a quick study on how you can enrich your children's lives immeasurably. Don't miss it!
As we embrace another welcomed Christmas season, individuals and families think about giving the gifts that will mean the most to their loved ones. Join our host, Tom McQueen as he shares his perspective about which type of gift matters the most, presents or presence.
While Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays at "Wisdom For A Crazy World," in addition to all of the things for which we express our gratitude and thankfulness, it's also a time to remember the three gifts that comprise a life worth living: Purpose, Principles, and Passion. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for this week's very special broadcast worldwide on Thanksgiving Day!
Tom McQueen's "I Am G.R.E.A.T" program for elementary school children has been receiving rave reviews in the Florida area. Tom has received hundreds of requests to talk about the program on one of his podcasts and explain how it helps kids to develop a positive emotional outlook on life and then use what they learned to make the world a better place. Tune in! You don't want to miss this special show!
Communicating with God is one of the greatest gifts we have in this world! The question is --- how may people and how often do people really communicate with Him? Our host, Tom McQueen, shares six ways we can speak with our Creator in the daily course of our lives as well as how important it is to strengthen our relationship with God as we journey through life. Don't miss this podcast!
When it comes to elected officials, there's a great chasm between a politician and a public servant --- and it's getting deeper and wider by the day. What would God have to say about the dismal state of the political climate in the United States today? Your host, Tom McQueen, is a Chaplain as well as an elected Fire Commissioner in Florida. Tune=in for his take on how God might view the difference between a politician and a public servant.
As a hospice Chaplain, our host Tom McQueen heard that question on many occasions during his ministry. He also listened to that question from the men, women, and children he counseled throughout his career as a therapist as a coach,. "Are we going to Heaven when we die?" Tune in to our podcast and you may be surprised to hear Tom's answer.
Did you ever meet a person that really had their act together? They live life with purpose, passion, and create productive outcomes for themselves and others. They're really cool people to be around, and in our show today, we'll talk about the six behavioral traits that they all have in common. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for an exciting look at what makes emotionally healthy people successful both personally and professionally.
Unless someone is describing an incredible act of kindness or remembering a loved one that has recently died, "guardian angel" isn't a concept that's talked about or understood in our 21st century way of life. Join our host, Tom McQueen, for a fascinating look at guardian angels and their role in the lives of believers today.
Communication is to life what blood is to the body. Understanding your communication style using a simple straightforward assessment is the first step toward enriching your relationships at home, at work, and in the community. Our host, Tom McQueen, will demonstrate a long-standing tool that measures how well you engage when you communicate with others. DON'T MISS THIS EPISODE!
It's not easy when we lose someone we love under any circumstances, some more tragic than others. When death happens we have two choices ---- we can choose to be paralyzed by sadness and grief, or we can experience the grace and dignity of our loved one's death in a very powerful and life-enriching way. Join our host, Tom McQueen, and learn the insights he acquired as a chaplain in a children's cancer unit early in his career, and most recently as a hospice chaplain.
Jesus lived among us and during his public ministry shared insights and parables that, if applied to resolving 21st century problems and challenges, would revolutionize the world in which we live. Periodically, an episode of our show will closely examine the teachings of Jesus and how we can use his wisdom to make our families, workplaces, and organizations more meaningful and enriching places in which to live and work. Please join us for this highly impactful episode.
The "Drama Triangle" is a toxic tool for scapegoating an individual in your family, workplace, or organization for the purpose of explaining and/or blaming the dysfunctional behavior of the group. Join Tom McQueen as he tackles this catastrophic cop-out while offering some concrete suggestions for getting your family , business, and organization back on an emotionally healthy track.
Let's imagine that the President of the United States takes second chair to Jesus Christ at the next State of the Union address to Congress and to the nation. What would Jesus say? You might be surprised. Tune-in and get an idea on a few insights that Jesus might share with all of us.
The suicide rate among young people in the United States is rising at an alarming rate. Why? What can parents, schools, and communities do to address this senseless epidemic? Join our host Tom McQueen for a frank and informative presentation with tips and suggestions provided by Dr. Steve Lansing, one of American's most prominent licensed clinical social workers, Clinical Director, and CEO of EmPower CTC in Rochester, MN.
Most of us spend at least one-third of our lives at work. It would be great to have bosses who understand how to inspire and to engage their teams of co-workers. The fact is that only about one-third of 21st century American workers are "fully engaged" in the workplace. And that's because corporate American is populated with an overabundance of "mangers" while experiencing a critical shortage of true "leaders." In addition, companies spend in excess of $500 billion on training each year with little to show for their expenditures. Because of Tom McQueen's vast experience as a corporate coach, he has some insights and suggestions we think you'll find valuable. Tune-in!
So you've been married for a year, five, ten, twenty, forty years. Do you have a real marriage? As a licensed marriage and family therapist, Tom McQueen saw countless couples whose marriages were broken and in need of help. When both husband and wife were serious about wanting to rebuild their dreams, Tom shared with them the six tools that are essential for a happy, healthy, and vibrant marital relationship. If you're married now, or thinking about getting married, don't miss this episode of Wisdom For A Crazy World and Tom will share with you how to put those six tools to work for you, your marriage, and your family. DON'T MISS IT!
Living in a world torn by hate and violence isn't the way it's supposed to be. Our host, Tom McQueen, learned a long time ago the solution to the sadnesses that is strangling our communities today. And he was taught that lesson by a 4th grade student in a religious education program in Buffalo, New York. Tune-in and find out how Vickie's priceless wisdom can transform our families and our cities in a way that celebrates the uniqueness and importance of every human being.
In Tom McQueen's Teach Your Children Well seminars throughout the United States and Canada, the one question that always gets asked is: "What do I need to do to raise a happy successful, well-adjusted child?" Tune-in to Tom's podcast this week and you'll find out the answer to that question and much, much more!
Welcome! And PLEASE join us for our weekly podcast of "Wisdom for a Crazy World." There will be plenty of opportunities for you to be involved and engaged in our topic selections, and to give your input and opinions as well. I have a ton of useful information to share with you. My prayer is that our program will be a place where you can find just a little bit of wisdom for navigating the exciting and sometimes crazy world in which we live.