Executive Influence: Impacting Your Workplace for Christ [Secure eReader]
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eBook by Christopher A. Crane & Mike Hamel
eBook Category: Spiritual/Religion
eBook Description: Executive Influence is full of sound advice on "taking your faith to work" from over forty Christian businesspeople. These well-respected executives and professionals talk candidly about the challenges of using their positions of influence while not abusing their authority. Their personal stories and practical suggestions will help all believers become more effective witnesses at work. Learn how to win a hearing for the gospel from top executives such as: Bill Pollard, former CEO and current chairman of the executive committee of the board of The ServiceMaster Company, which manages over 250,000 people and serves more than 12 million customers around the globe. Paul and Terry Klaassen, founders of Sunrise Assisted Living and pioneers of eldercare, operating over 200 communities serving more than 15,000 residents. David Weekley, founder of the second largest privately owned homebuilding company in America, with annual sales nearing a billion dollars. Anne Beiler, CEO of Auntie Anne's Pretzels, who went from managing a farmer's market stall to overseeing a company with over 700 locations. Dennis Bakke, cofounder and CEO of the AES Corp., a multi-billion-dollar power company with 66,000 employees and 120 million customers worldwide. Dr. David Parsons, former AirForce Top Gun in three different fighter aircraft and a world-renowned pediatric otolaryngology surgeon.
eBook Publisher: NavPress/NavPress, Published: 2003
Fictionwise Release Date: February 2004
EXECUTIVE INFLUENCE will re-ignite your passion to represent Jesus Christ in the marketplace. The real-life stories and practical truths will encourage you to integrate your faith and work.--Kent Humphreys, president, Fellowship of Companies for Christ International
This is the book many of us Christians have been waiting for. It brings our faith down to earth 24/7.--Ken Blanchard, coauthor, "The One Minute manager" and "Leadership by the Book"
I'm very grateful for this new book, EXECUTIVE INFLUENCE, which spotlights men and women of character and conviction in today's workplace. I am especially grateful to see the spotlight on my good friend David Weekley who has partnered with us to care for his employees and their family members.--Gil A. Stricklin, founder and president, Marketplace Ministries, Inc.
There are many views as to how a Christian can have a positive impact for Christ in the marketplace. This book provides excellent living examples to learn from and to pray about. Best of all, we're exhorted and encouraged to be doers in our marketplace as God leads.--Norm Miller, chairman, Interstate Batteries and Providence Entertainment, author of "Beyond the Norm"
Woven into the fabric of these personal stories is the theme of joy that comes with sharing the good news in our daily lives. The messages of hope, courage, and love have never been more important or more relevant than they are today.--Byron J. Bailey, M.D.,FACS, past president, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
This book proves that you don't have to keep your spiritual life out of your business life. There is a take your daughter/son to work day--why not take God to work day? Why not every day?--Mark Fletcher, president, ENT Division, Medtronic Xomed
At a time of our nation's history when ethical behavior and values-based leadership are proving profoundly essential, Christopher Crane and Mike Hamel present thoughts and observations from leaders who practice ethics and win in the marketplace.--Jim Amos, CEO of Mailboxes Etc.