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Overview Many business leaders struggle with the dilemma of being successful and living a life with purpose. In this new leadership book, Julian stresses biblical principles and offers a practical and inspirational source of guidance for achieving a balanced and accomplished life.
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Studio: Adams Media
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.83" Width: 5.87" Height: 1.07" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2001
Publisher Adams Media
ISBN 1580624774 ISBN13 9781580624770 UPC 045079204775
Availability 0 units.
More About Larry S. Julian
Larry Julian lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.
Larry S. Julian currently resides in Plymouth, in the state of Minnesota.
Reviews - What do customers think about God Is My CEO: Following God's Principles in a Bottom-Line World?
Great book! Nov 13, 2008
I really enjoy reading it! i love how it relates to all sorts of different business people who all have one goal...to not stray from God! I really like answaring the questions at the end of the chapters...they realy help me learn more about myself.
Uplifting life stories Oct 12, 2007
This is a very nice collection of life applications from successful individuals. It is more than an "I remember when..." story book but more like several short stories showing God working in their lives.
Good Airplane Reading, short on substance May 9, 2006
For some earlier, for some later, for some never, but for a lot of business people as we cross 50 years in age, we start to get eternally minded. I saw the book title and thought, wow, I would like to read this. I would like to be sure my espoused beliefs and work life are in as much alignment as possible.
It is a fast read and easy, doesn't challenge you very much. This is what I consider optimal airplane reading.
However, it left me hungry for more. It is basically a series of short stories, but trying to be a good Christian ( or I would think Good Jew, or Good Muslim ) in business is very hard. In the way, the book disappoints, I was entertained, even touched by some of the stories and I believe stories can change behavior. However, I don't think I can honestly say I learned any more about what I can do differently or better.
Glad I read it, don't plan to keep it on my shelves
Insightful! Mar 1, 2004
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, We suggest that any leader who is trying to make a profit, keep priorities straight and motivate employees should take a look.
A Great Book!!! Nov 28, 2001
For me, this book was truely inspirational, a breath of fresh air. I, (like many many others in society,I'm sure) used to believe that there was little room for God or our faith in the business world. It was just dog-eat-dog, Monday to Friday. Larry Julian shows you just how uninformed that thinking is. He interviews not just average business men & women, but captains of industry. True leaders in their field. And he shows you how these people not only believe in God, but practice their Faith and follow HIS teachings EVERY DAY. It is WHY they are so successful. For those of you who think they have to choose between God or business, read this book.