- Hardcover: 180 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (October 12, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0071495711
- ISBN-13: 978-0071495714
- Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Lasermonks: The Business Story Nine Hundred Years in the Making 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
How did 5 Cistercian monks from Wisconsin create a $10 million Internet business?
As miraculous as it sounds, they simply followed the Rule of St. Benedict-a nine hundred-year-old tradition of kindness, hospitality, and charity. By applying these basic Christian principles to the fiercely competitive world of e-commerce, the entrepreneurial brothers have managed to build a surprisingly successful ink, toner and office products company called LaserMonks.com. Their story is a true inspiration, a triumph of marketing, public service, and humanity. These are the new “commandments” of business…
Bring joy and meaning to your work.
Involve the customer in your mission.
Position your company as socially conscious.
Grow financially and spiritually.
The LaserMonks success story proves that giving is good business. That it's possible to combine commerce with compassion. That consumers are willing to purchase with a purpose. And that you, too, can make a difference-and a profit-at the same time. This is what “good work” is all about.
About the Author
Sarah Caniglia and Cindy Griffith run MonkHelper Marketing, Inc., the company that manages LaserMonks.com on the monks' behalf. The duo has also introduced new monastery-linked product websites-BenevolentBlends.com and MonkEGifts.com. Their work for LaserMonks, and for other clients, such as Providence Academy, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict Monastery and Providence Coffee, includes business development, website production, ecommerce platform solutions, and business and management development programs.
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