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The Janitor: How an Unexpected Friendship Transformed a CEO and His Company [Hardcover]

By Todd Hopkins (Author) & Ray Hilbert (Author)
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Pages   160
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.24" Width: 5.31" Height: 0.68"
Weight:   0.49 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 17, 2007
Publisher   Thomas Nelson
ISBN  0785223193  
EAN  9780785223191  
UPC  020049058732  

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Item Description...
Presents a modern-day fable in which CEO Roger Kimbrough learns how to run his business and his life from his nighttime janitor, Bob Tidwell, who offers him six directives, including Don't spend, invest; and Pray, don't pout.

Publishers Description

Do you ever find yourself losing sight of the important things in life-work and stress can become overwhelming at times. Such is the situation where CEO Roger Kimbrough finds himself in this business parable.

The Janitor was inspired by Todd Hopkins’s personal experiences of interviewing overqualified retired businessmen for evening shift janitorial positions. Todd’s applicants consistently would say they simply needed something to do. In this fable, janitor Bob Tidwell helps Roger to reevaluate how he is leading his business and his life. Bob’s counsel is based upon six principles that Todd and coauthor Ray Hilbert discovered have the most impact on succeeding in business while holding together a personal life. Their insightful advice is delivered in a real-to-life story that inspires you to find greater fulfillment in your life.

Like so many CEOs in the corner office, still working when the janitor arrives to do the nightly cleaning, Roger is having a difficult and stressful evening when he spills his guts to the older janitor. As their relationship develops, Bob, a retired businessman, promises help that will turn Roger’s business and personal life around. The story follows not only their weekly meetings at the office but also the application of each principle:

  • Recharge vs. Discharge
  • View Family as a Blessing, Not a Responsibility
  • Pray, Don’t Pout
  • Pass It Around
  • Don’t Spend, Invest!
  • Leave a Legacy

The Janitor’s message will capture your mind and heart; stimulate meaningful, lasting life-changes; and show you how to influence your family, neighbors, and coworkers while experiencing business and life to the fullest.

"Take a few minutes and devour this little book by Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert. It’s going to be a motivational classic, and you’ll be in on the first wave of inspired readers." - Pat Williams, Senior Vice President, Orlando Magic; and Author, The Warrior Within

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The Janitor  Oct 1, 2009
What a wonderful little book! It is an easy read and such a joy. I was given the book by a friend who asked that I read it and pass it on. I so enjoyed it that I have passed it along to more friends and family. It is about a janitor who befriends the young CEO of a company and shared his deceased wife's 6 directives to a good life. Excellent and so relevent to today's "busy" society.
great read for those lost in their careers  Sep 15, 2009
this book wraps 6 steps in a beatiful story, i havent really read in a long time and i couldnt really put the book down. i read it in 5-6 hours because the story kept you in it... anyway it has some good pointers for people in their careers that need a little guidence
The Janitor: How an unexpected friendship transformed a CEO and his company  Aug 11, 2009
This book is not only for men and women in business, but for all of us who get trapped into habits. Habits that may start out as good, but overtake us, and run our lives, and soon become excuses. This book does not say anything "new". But reminds us again, on who is important. How short our life is, the impact our life has on others, and where have we "put" God in all of this. A very easy read, even for those who don't care to read or feel they don't have enough time to read. Print the directives, and place them on your bathroom mirror, your desk, your fridge...
If you are to choose a self improvement book out of millions, you won't regret this one.  Nov 24, 2008
I personally liked this one more than the world renowned "secret." Whereas "secret" said everything is in believing, this book gives you 6 directives that can "do" to guide your life and do something with your life. I liked it more because the six directives are told in a heart-warming story where you just can't stop reading because you like all the characters in it.

One last thing I would like to say is that it somewhat gets religous with one directive as it says "pray, don't pout." If you are not a christian, just think ignore it or think that you are praying to our creator.
Loved it!  Oct 9, 2008
Simply a great book to read! It is a quick read (I read it in under two hours) and keeps you interested. Perfect for anyone trying to balance work and family.

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