The Manager and the Monk. A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles

  • ID: 2330750
  • Book
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The international, award–winning book already translated into 15 languages—now available in English

"The Manager and The Monk isa book for leaders who aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping an open mind, to make for a better world."

Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

"The Manager and the Monk is a great example of the new partnership between matter and Spirit, business and spirituality, effectiveness and meaning. This is where we must go!"

Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplation and author, Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond

"The Manager and the Monk, scaling very different pyramids of success, meet at a single summit in the same world—a world of competition, but also of heightened awareness, hope, and wonder."

John Elkington, cofounder, SustainAbility and Volans; coauthor,The Power of Unreasonable People

"The Manager and the Monk is a vibrant, beautifully articulated, and stunningly fresh narrative that takes you on a unique literary adventure that can′t but help to leave you inspired. Not only does it allow for an intimate insight into the world of two extraordinary characters, but it also masterfully articulates the processes we will all require, if we are tolearn tosculpt a more positive outcome towards our collective future."

David de Rothschild, founder, Sculpt the Future Foundation, and author,The Live Earth Global Warming Survival HandbookandPlastiki

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Preface ix

1 SUCCESS 1

2 PROSPERITY 19

3 CULTURE 31

4 VALUES 49

5 ACTING ETHICALLY 65

6 THE ENVIRONMENT 79

7 COMMERCE 95

8 SUSTAINABILITY 117

9 STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES 133

10 RESPONSIBILITY 147

11 AWARENESS 159

Notes 177

Acknowledgments 179

About the Authors 183

Index 187

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“[The Manager and the Monk] reassures and awakens readers to life and business choices that celebrate generosity, honesty, and authenticity.”
—SUCCESS MagazineThe Manager and The Monk is a book for leaders who aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping an open mind, to make for a better world.”
—Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

The Manager and the Monk is a great example of the new partnership between matter and Spirit, business and spirituality, effectiveness and meaning. This is where we must go!”
—Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplation and author, Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond

The Manager and the Monk, scaling very different pyramids of success, meet at a single summit in the same world—a world of competition, but also of heightened awareness, hope, and wonder.”
—John Elkington, cofounder, SustainAbility and Volans; coauthor,The Power of Unreasonable People

The Manager and the Monk is a vibrant, beautifully articulated, and stunningly fresh narrative that takes you on a unique literary adventure that can′t but help to leave you inspired. Not only does it allow for an intimate insight into the world of two extraordinary characters, but it also masterfully articulates the processes we will all require, if we are to learn to sculpt a more positive outcome towards our collective future.”
—David de Rothschild, founder, Sculpt the Future Foundation, and author,The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook and Plastiki

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