Jesus, CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership

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A revolutionary new audio program that will guide business leaders into the next century!
He gave them a vision of something larger than themselves.

The world is changing at almost breakneck speed, and the leaders who succeed will be those who can marshal their most powerful resources in the most effective ways. With principles embedded in spirituality, ethics and strength, acclaimed motivator Laurie Beth ...

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Overview

A revolutionary new audio program that will guide business leaders into the next century!
He gave them a vision of something larger than themselves.

The world is changing at almost breakneck speed, and the leaders who succeed will be those who can marshal their most powerful resources in the most effective ways. With principles embedded in spirituality, ethics and strength, acclaimed motivator Laurie Beth Jones brings us Jesus, CEO — a bold yet sensitive inspirational guide for leadership success.
After years in business, Jones was struck by the notion that Jesus' leadership approach ran counter to most of today's management styles. In Jesus, CEO, she explains that by harnessing the three strengths behind Jesus' leadership techniques (the strengths of self-mastery, action, and relationships), we can become the empowered leaders that the next millenium will require.
Following the example of Jesus — a "CEO" who took a disorganizied "staff" of twelve and built a thriving "enterprise" — Jesus, CEO details a simple, profound, fresh, and often humor-filled approach to motivating and managing others.

Spirituality, ethics, strength, and inspiration are at the heart of this motivational handbook for corporate success. Following the example of Jesus--a "CEO" who took a disorganized "staff" of 12 and built a thriving enterprise--Jesus, CEO details a simple, fresh approach to motivating and managing others that is translatable to any business.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Management consultant Jones draws on the leadership techniques of Jesus Christ to provide guidance tips on inspiring and managing others. (Apr.)
Library Journal
The author, the owner of a marketing, advertising, and business development firm, examines the life of Jesus and gleans from it useful advice for leaders of businesses and other formal organizations. She observes that Jesus was particularly strong in three areas: self-mastery, action, and relationships. Using each of these strengths as a title for a section in the book, she reflects on various aspects of his life and teachings. Although some Christians might be surprised by some of her theological interpretations, e.g., one chapter is titled "He Kept in Constant Contact with his Boss," others will find this book a novel approach to the old problem of making Christian teachings relevant to modern organizational life. A similar but nonreligious approach to encouraging humane leadership is Keshavan Nair's A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi LJ 12/1/84. Recommended for public libraries. [Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 9/1/94.]-Andrea C. Dragon, Coll. of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, N.J.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743535991
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Abridged, 2 CDs, 1.5 hrs.
  • Sales rank: 987,999
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 5.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Laurie Beth Jones is an internationally recognized best-selling author, speaker, inspirational life coach, and trainer—offering small group, online, and one-on-one training. Previous titles have spent more than thirteen months on the Businessweek bestseller list and have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time Magazine, CNN Financial, and more.

A business-development coach and consultant to CEOs and organizations, Laurie Beth has conducted training or provided leadership products for major companies including Tyson Foods, Purina-Nestle, Neiman Marcus, Pfizer, Citi Financial, and American Express.

Laurie Beth Jones is an internationally recognized best-selling author, speaker, inspirational life coach, and trainer—offering small group, online, and one-on-one training. Previous titles have spent more than thirteen months on the Businessweek bestseller list and have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time Magazine, CNN Financial, and more.

A business-development coach and consultant to CEOs and organizations, Laurie Beth has conducted training or provided leadership products for major companies including Tyson Foods, Purina-Nestle, Neiman Marcus, Pfizer, Citi Financial, and American Express.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2009

    Not what I expected

    This was not what I expected. Would have like more on Jesus and less on other subjects

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2007

    Great book!

    As a Christian marketing consultant, I really enjoyed seeing Jesus as an executive. It was quite refreshing...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2001

    Learn - that you are an 'I am' - and why some people are not leaders

    I was searching for all the right tools to make me an effective leader in my startup. My business partner Shigeru Kawaguchi recommended that I read Jesus, CEO. I told him that I needed to know the lessons learned from a strong successful female leader. Within hours I received a copy of Jesus, CEO. I am a minority and a female in the information technology field. I have no alternative but to have the right stuff. Especially, since I am not good at B.S. I knew that I needed some guidance and did not want to turn out like the incompetent, screaming and ignorant leaders I have had the opportunity to work with. This book helped me understand why some people are not leaders and why I am! This book helped me realize that I am my I am and to lead like Jesus. This book is exactly what I needed to motivate me to a higher level. Thanks Shigeru for your recommendation and THANK YOU LAURIE BETH JONES YOU ARE A BLESSING.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2000

    Must read!

    As a upper-level manager, I have recommended this book to all of my first line supervisors. The success and following of Christ is unquestionable. If each of us possessed a small fraction of his insightful leadership skills, corporate bickering / rivaly / dissension would melt away in an instant. The building up of our fellow man should always be our ultimate goal - business success is natural outpoaring of this goal! Jesus CEO is a wonderful guide through the scripture that enabled me to turn my 'corp' heart closer to God.

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