Jesus CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership

Jesus CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership

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by Laurie Beth Jones
     
 

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Following the example of Jesus, a "CEO" who built a disorganized "staff" of twelve into a thriving enterprise, a handbook for corporate success details a fresh, profound approach to motivating and managing others that translates to any business.

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Following the example of Jesus, a "CEO" who built a disorganized "staff" of twelve into a thriving enterprise, a handbook for corporate success details a fresh, profound approach to motivating and managing others that translates 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786881260
Publisher:
Hachette Books
Publication date:
05/02/1996
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
146,020
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Laurie Beth Jones, author of The Power of Positive Prophecy and the national bestsellers Jesus, CEO; The Path; and Jesus in Blue Jeans, is a highly acclaimed speaker and consultant. For more information check out her website at lauriebethjones.com.

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Jesus CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
CassandraCC More than 1 year ago
Jesus CEO is profound and simple. The chapters are very short, but provoking and applicable whether you are a CEO or not. (We're all CEOs of our own lives.) Someone gave me a copy six (yes, 6) years ago, and I only recently got into it. Now I want to order it for family and friends. Laurie Beth Jones is new to me, but I definitely want to look at her other books. So insightful, but easy to understand. Two thumbs up!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Jesus CEO is an insightful, thought-provoking look at Christ. Laurie Beth Jones shows us that the example of Jesus is a well-spring for moral reflection that never runs dry. This was an early inspiration to me in my own writing journey.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a team leader, I am always on the lookout for good paradigms on leadership. This book is written in a reader-friendly, biblically-based, and extremely useful manner. Other than the 'leadership' section of 'With Joseph in the University of Adversity', this one of the few leadership exemplars based upon a biblical character. These characteristics of leadership are truly applicable to our contemporary world, yet gleaned from the life of Christ, and done well. Should be a must-read in business schools!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It really shows you the characteristics of Jesus as a leader, which you can apply to your position as a leader of a company, or even just everyday life as a leader.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The principle is simple, the foundation credible and the application ¿ remarkable. Principles of effective business can best be demonstrated by Christ.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My son the Business man gave me,'the Artist', this book. I did not put it down.I read thru the night till I finished it. Started marking pages and carried it around with my Bible. My power was not with in my reach with my old thinking. LB Jones opened my heart and God opened the doors.
Guest More than 1 year ago
To be successful in life, you have to know who you are and why you are here. To be happy in life, you need to be 'in love'. This book shows you 85 personality/lifesyle aspects of the most wonderfully successful person who ever lived, Jesus Christ. As you read this book, you will fall in love with Him and feel beautiful about yourself at the same time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a christian and teacher in the public school system. The two attributes are very often immiscible. This book teaches how to incorporate Jesus' principles of leadership into everyday life as he so successfully did even though he and we, as christians are 'not of this world'. I use the book as a daily devotional to accompany my bible. The questions at the end of each chapter are very thought provoking as well.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This wonderful book articulates some of the greatest principals of leadership ever written. It is unfortunate that the author used this topic to promote herself and her other services through none too subtle references to her directorships and other attributes. Not surprisingly the information on how to contact her for such an engagement is at the end of the book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
In addition to reading the Bible, this book helps provide some terrific insight and inspiration with a positive and unique twist. A MUST HAVE for a Christian business person's library.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book shows one if closely follows jesus then it not only helps you spiritually but also you are bound to be a champion in your walk of life. For because he never failed even you would never fail with his knowledge and power coming in you.