Leadership Secrets from the Bible: From Moses to Matthew - Management Lessons for Contemporary Leaders

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Millions have been inspired by the Bible's spiritual lessons. Now, Lorin Woolfe provides a unique way to view the Bible . . . for leadership lessons that can be applied to our modern business world.

Consider David's courage and innovation in slaying Goliath with just a stone and a sling; Moses' outstanding "succession planning" in picking Joshua;

Joseph and the political skills that brought him to the seat of power; and of course, Jesus' ...

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Overview

Millions have been inspired by the Bible's spiritual lessons. Now, Lorin Woolfe provides a unique way to view the Bible . . . for leadership lessons that can be applied to our modern business world.

Consider David's courage and innovation in slaying Goliath with just a stone and a sling; Moses' outstanding "succession planning" in picking Joshua;

Joseph and the political skills that brought him to the seat of power; and of course, Jesus' compassion, communication skills, and vision that launched Christianity (a long-term success by any measure).

These are leaders among leaders. Their achievements, and their inspired methods of achievement, offer a wholly different perspective on business leadership. For the dozens of Biblical stories presented, the book provides:

A concise retelling of each story.

One (or more) leadership lessons suggested by each story.

Examples of contemporary business leaders who exhibit some of the inspired traits of these ancient leaders, including: Fred Smith of FedEx, Howard Shultz of Starbucks, Tom Chappell of Tom's of Maine (a "toothpaste with a mission"), Roy Vagelos of Merck, and many more.

The chapters cover these universal topics: Courage * Purpose * Communication * Honesty and Integrity * Power and Influence * Performance Management * Team Building * Humility * Compassion * Justice * Encouragement and Consequences * Wisdom * Creating the Future.

Each topic concludes with a list of key points to keep in mind as readers continue on their own leadership journeys.

Author Biography: Lorin Woolfe (Somers, NY) is a specialist in leadership at the American Management Association, managing a portfolio of 25 leadership seminars given hundreds of times annually throughout the U.S.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567315837
  • Publisher: MJF Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2003
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 249,476
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Posted April 24, 2010

    A Great present for a Businessman

    I would recommend this book for anyone in business who either needs to understand how the Lord can work in your business life...or for the businessman who needs the Lord in his life...I bought this for a person who just starting to discover that all things becomes possible if you believe in our God and saviour Jesus Christ....

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