So often executives check their faith in God at the door before coming to work. Using the stories of 20 influential leaders to illustrate 10 business principles, author Larry Julian skillfully shows that it is possible to integrate your religious faith and your work practices. These men and women successfully run major organizations, and all of them credit their belief in God for their achievements. Although some of the stories are more inspiring than others, this book promises relief from the pressures of the bottom line and freedom from the stumbling blocks that impede success, both temporal and eternal. Each chapter includes thought-provoking questions you can contemplate or use as the basis of further discussions. Julian ends with a step-by-step business plan showing you how to apply all your newly processed spiritual knowledge as a practical tool. Although - given that it is dedicated to Jesus Christ - the book seems primarily directed to Christians, getAbstract.com suggests that any leader who is trying to make a profit, keep priorities straight and motivate employees should take a look.
In this summary, you will learn
- How individual executives successfully integrated their faith with their leadership practices; and
- How to create a meaningful work environment without hurting your bottom line.
About the Author
Larry Julian is a consultant, coach and facilitator who lectures and leads seminars on partnerships, leadership, ethics and creativity. A member of the National Speakers Association, he is a graduate of Michigan State University. His clients have included 3M, American Express Financial Advisors, Amoco, AT&T, General Mills, Honeywell and the Mayo Clinic.
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3 years agoEnlightening and inspiring. I would definitely buy the book!