Saturday, May 28, 2011

Giveaway: Mother Teresa CEO

Mother Teresa, CEO: Unexpected Principles for Practical Leadership (Bk Business)


About the Book:
This book details the leadership principles used by Mother Teresa in building one of the world’s largest and most successful organizations, with this as its central lesson: leaders must articulate a simple vision, and execute it with absolute practicality. Bose—who spent eight months working with Mother Teresa in 1992-3—and Faust have distilled Mother Teresa’s leadership style into nine essential principles. Each principle shows readers how to apply Mother Teresa’s wisdom in their lives and businesses.

Much has been written about Mother Teresa. She is an actual saint, beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003, as well as the winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, This book is the first to view her in another light—as a pragmatic, realistic leader who over 47 years raised billions of dollars and helped millions of people. This often meant making tough decisions—such as accepting donations from people of questionable morals. This book has the principles that guided those decisions. These are universal principles that can help any leader working to keep an organization on course and on mission.

My Review:  Click here.

Giveaway:  After my review published, I was offered a copy of this book to give away.  If you'd like a copy,  leave a comment with your name and email address.  For a second entry, tell me your favorite saint.  I'll select a winner next Saturday, right before I write my Sunday Snippets post.

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting! I posted this week about how Jesus Reveals the Father and a video of my grandson and a couple of other posts. God bless!

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  2. Hey I'm Christian at chrisleb1@aol.com. Mother Teresa's had a big influence on me:

    http://platytera.blogspot.com/2008/10/scabby-people-that-grimfaced-nun_19.html

    My favorite saint is Isaac Jogues.

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  3. I remember this review and thought it sounded like an interesting book. I'll enter. :)

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  4. I'd love a copy. I love her simple wisdom and superhuman love.

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  5. Sounds like a great book. I don't know many saints but I'd pick St. francis.

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  6. I would like to be entered

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  7. My favorite saint?? tough one but I lean toward Mary

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