Bringing Your Business to Life: The Four Virtues that Will Help You Build a Better Business- and a Better Life

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Gospel Light Publications, Aug 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
Bringing Your Business to Life examines the four virtues necessary for doing well and being good, within the complexities of the life of the businessperson. The authors draw from their vast combined experiences and from the rich and profound tradition of the four virtues of prudence, justice, courage and temperance to teach today’s entrepreneur in business. Practical and inspiring, this unique blend of real cases and practical insights provides a balanced approach to doing business. For anyone with entrepreneurial spirit, Bringing Your Business to Life provides a unique integration of moral reflection and entrepreneurial experience that displays the importance and the benefits of applying faith at work, both personally and professionally.

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Tradition Passing It On
The Two Vs
Prudence Being Wise Stewards
Justice Creating Right Relationships
Courage Taking Risks to Achieve Good Ends
Temperance When Is Enough Enough?
Seeing Things Whole Overcoming the Problem of Drift
Selected Bibliography
About the Authors

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JEFFREY CORNWALL is the inaugural recipient of the Jack C. Massey Chair in Entrepreneurship at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He has held several faculty positions and was co-founder and President/CEO of a fast-growing corporation before returning to academics. Dr. Cornwall consults with a variety of businesses, is the author of four books and has a top-rated blog, The Entrepreneurial Mind.
MICHAEL NAUGHTON holds the Moss Endowed Chair in Catholic Social Thought at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. He is the director of the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and he is the author and editor of several books and dozens of articles.

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