The Management Methods of Jesus

The Management Methods of Jesus (Idaho Falls Library Call # – 658 B)

Publisher – Thomas Nelson: Nashville, TN, 1996

Author – Bob Briner

Briner’s chapter titles summarize well this little book:

  1. Have a plan
  2. Be prepared
  3. To fill a key spot, pull out all the stops
  4. Teach, teach, teach
  5. Practice private communication
  6. Establish authority
  7. Insist on absolutes
  8. Handle corruption immediately
  9. Don’t sugarcoat
  10. Get away from it all
  11. Field-test your staff
  12. Practice good public relations
  13. Get good logistical support
  14. Learn a little humility
  15. Share the glory
  16. Say “Thanks”
  17. Stay in touch with real people
  18. Be responsive
  19. Don’t neglect public speaking
  20. Cut your losses
  21. Learn how to rebuke
  22. Beware of sychopants
  23. Be a servant
  24. Discourage position jockeying
  25. Be a fruit inspector
  26. Stop worrying
  27. Avoid grandstand plays
  28. Be fair to all, generous where appropriate
  29. Be a risk taker
  30. Take care of the children
  31. Pay your taxes
  32. Let your results speak for you
  33. Don’t cast your pearls before swine
  34. Be an inspirational leader
  35. Prune your productivity
  36. Don’t try to serve two masters
  37. Remain calm in the storm
  38. Settle disputes quickly
  39. Eat with the troops
  40. Evaluate constantly
  41. Share corporate love
  42. Take the narrow path
  43. Serve families
  44. Prepare for tough times
  45. Stand up for your people
  46. Set priorities
  47. Prepare for your successors

About Todd Wood

I am a servant of Jesus in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Join me in seeking Jesus in this city.
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