Loving Monday (Expanded Edition)
Instead of grinding it out until Friday and living only for weekends, a successful Ohio manufacturing executive has seen how his work can be filled with meaning and purpose. The key is integrating his work and beliefs. As a result,...
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Instead of grinding it out until Friday and living only for weekends, a successful Ohio manufacturing executive has seen how his work can be filled with meaning and purpose. The key is integrating his work and beliefs. As a result, both grow - along with his love for Mondays.
Beckett brings all of life together: work, belief, value, character, relationship, truth, worship and joy. The result is employees who feel valued, enjoy their work, work hard and are successful at what they do. Here is a book for everyone who wants to succeed in business without selling out. It includes study guide and a new afterword.*
John D. Beckett is chairman of R. W. Beckett Corporation (Elyria, Ohio), which, with its new affiliates is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial heating systems. He is board chairman of Intercessors for America, a founding board member of The King's College in New York City and a director of Graphic Packaging Corporation.
In 1999, the Christian Broadcasting Network named him "Christian Businessman of the Year." He received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Spring Arbor University in 2002, and was named manufacturing "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Ernst and Young in 2003. His first book, Loving Monday: Succeeding in Business Without Selling Your Soul, is currently available in over twelve languages. He has also written Mastering Monday: A Guide to Integrating Work and Faith.
- Preface: Coffee & A Bag Of Peanuts
- Introduction: The Flight Plan
- <strong>part One: Foundations</strong>
- 1. Peter Jennings's Magnifying Glass
- 2. Companions For Life
- 3. Trouble In Camelot
- 4. Trial By Fire
- 5. The Invisible Hand
- 6. Strangely Warmed
- 7. Two Worlds, Or One?
- <strong>part Two: The Big Picture</strong>
- 8. Culture Wars
- 9. A Greek Legacy
- 10. A Different Window
- 11. Enduring Truth
- <strong>part Three: Applications</strong>
- 12. Infinite Worth
- 13. Blueprints
- 14. Trouble, Trouble Toil & Trouble
- 15. The Compassionate Enterprise
- 16. Extraordinary Service
- 17. Giving Something Back
- 18. The Balancing Act
- 19. The Corporate Counselor
- 20. Business Direction: Vision
- 21. Business Direction: Values
- <strong>part Four: The Wrap-up</strong>
- 22. Loving Monday
- 23. The Ultimate Goal
- 24. Business Ambassadors
- Discussion Questions
- Further Reading