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The pope & the CEO : John Paul II's leadership lessons to a young Swiss guard

Author: Andreas Widmer
Publisher: Steubenville, Ohio : Emmaus Road Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Andreas Widmer Former Swiss Guard, CEO and business leader Andreas Widmer gives a behind-the-scenes look into Pope John Paul II and reveals how those memories shaped and forged his success as a corporate executive. In what papal biographer George Weigel calls a powerful example of leadership at work, Widmer recounts his personal experiences serving Blessed Pope John Paul II in the Swiss Guard, and the secrets of  Read more...
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Named Person: John Paul, Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Widmer
ISBN: 9781931018760 1931018766
OCLC Number: 754144260
Description: xv, 155 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Pope and I: a Swiss Guard's story --
Know who you are: The importance of vocation --
Know God: The power of prayer --
Know what's right: Ethics and the human person --
Know how to choose what's right: Exercising your free will --
Know where you are and where you are going: Bridging the paradox of planning for the future yet living in the present --
Know your team: The value of cultivating and synchronizing talent --
Live as a witness: The testimony of right action --
Live a balanced life: All things in moderation --
Live detachment: Intentional humility and poverty --
Back in the barracks.
Other Titles: Pope and the CEO
Responsibility: Andreas Widmer ; foreword by George Weigel.

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"Andreas Widmer Former Swiss Guard, CEO and business leader Andreas Widmer gives a behind-the-scenes look into Pope John Paul II and reveals how those memories shaped and forged his success as a corporate executive. In what papal biographer George Weigel calls a powerful example of leadership at work, Widmer recounts his personal experiences serving Blessed Pope John Paul II in the Swiss Guard, and the secrets of successful leadership that he learned at the feet of the great pope." -- Publisher's description.

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