Plain talk about how to lead a better Christian life and how to lead your organization better. That is what you will hear and don’t want to miss in this episode of True North Leader. My guest is Buck Jacobs who started the C-12 business leadership groups and he has a lot of great advice for our listeners.
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About the guest:
Buck Jacobs is a 40+ year veteran of the marketplace ministry movement, starting as a practitioner in 1973. He served as Board Director and Vice-President of Sales of the S.H. Mack Company, a founding member of The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (FCCI). During his ten-year association with the Mack Company, he led a ten-fold increase in sales and was instrumental in the global development of a successful Christ-centered business, while learning and applying many of the practical and fruitful methods of an integrated, Christ-centered life of ministry in the marketplace. Prior to founding The C12 Business Forums, LLC in 1992 Buck served as the National Training Director for FCCI and Area-Coordinator for the State of Florida.
Buck is the Founder and remains a member of the board of The C12 Group, LLC, America’s leading supplier of CEO roundtable services to Christian CEOs and Owners. He has written several books; including A Light Shines Bright in Babylon – A Handbook for Christian Business Owners, A Strategic Plan for Ministry, I, Radical – The Story of a Radical God’s Work through an Ordinary Man, The Parable of The Janitor and the CEO – The Road Less Traveled – 7 Key Steps to a Successful Christian Life, and The Most Important Hour.
Buck’s earlier experiences include:
- Managing Director (CEO) of Sta-Power Italia, Spa., a Rome, Italy, based supplier of automotive aftermarket chemicals.
- CEO of The Executive Development Institute, with responsibility for 20 district offices, 50 sales trainers, and 8,000 direct salespeople.
- President and Director of R.G. Haskins/N.A. Strand Corp., a manufacturer of specialty machine tools.
Buck currently lives in Demorest, Georgia, 85 miles northeast of Atlanta. He is happily married to Bonnie, has three lovely daughters, five “way above average” grandsons, and one very beautiful granddaughter.
About the host:
Following a successful career as CEO, Bobby sold his business to a publicly-traded company. In what he calls his “second half of life”, Bobby seeks to pour Biblically-based principles into growth-minded business leaders.
Through Values-Driven Leadership, Bobby serves as an Executive Coach and Training Consultant for organizations. He shares many of his principles and practices through a weekly blog, the True North Business podcast, and through three books he has authored:
- Principled Profits: Outward Success Is an Inside Job,
- True North Business: A Leader’s Guide to Extraordinary Growth and Impact
- The Freedom Paradox: Is Unbridled Freedom Dividing America?
Find out more at ValuesDrivenCulture.com