Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner
How to Create A Future of Sustainable Abundance for AllBook - 2009
** As featured on Forbes.com -- A visionary business coach shows how to rethink our strategies and get started with making our lives count ... and the world a better place. ** For many, the current economic crisis has clearly demonstrated that "Big Business" and too much "me" have almost destroyed our world. But visionary business coach Will Marr#65533; steps in to show us how to be leaders of meaningful lives and a better world. By joining Will's trailblazing approach to civic activism through self-knowledge, you'll learn how to become an engine of change and be inspired to ... * Rethink where you are in your life plan * Focus on what really matters to you--your Promise * Get off the starting line and race with like-minded individuals to make a difference--big or small. Will shows us the power of individuals and corporations, like ... * Chris who, surprised by his own compassion, decided on the spot to pay for the college education of one of the Lost Boys of Sudan and later helped him build a school in Southern Sudan. * Martin, a global executive of a multi-billion dollar company, who re-invented himself as a revolutionary leader of environmental sustainability throughout North and South America--turning his knowledge of business into a force for change. * Kim, who saved her money-losing chain of technical schools by enlisting the help of every employee and transformed the company into a powerhouse of 21st century skill training within eighteen months--without a single lay-off. * Kate, who used the grief and wisdom of losing her mother to cancer to found a groundbreaking charity to help grieving children when she was only 27. * Mike, who leapfrogged from a surf-ski bum into a leading creator of sustainable footwear for an international company. In tumultuous times, for readers who are not ready to give up, and are ready to take responsibility for driving the future, Save the World & Still Be Home for Dinner is a beacon of hope and a model for civic activism and corporate social responsibility.
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Capital Books, , ©2009
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 170.44 Ma
Description: xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm