Author Price Schwenck uncovers ways for one to become an enlightened leader

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New self-help book provides effective management practices

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – What makes one an enlightened leader? Author Price Schwenck reveals the answer in “The Journey of an Enlightened Leader” (published by Xlibris). In this self-help book, he shares his academic study and leadership experiences with managers who wish to improve the effectiveness of their organizations for the benefit and well-being of all stakeholders.

According to Schwenck, the things people do are dependent upon the things they believe. In organizations, the collective body of conscious and unconscious assumptions, premises, attitudes and feelings held by management and the processes, methods and practices used to get things done are linked in this dependent cause-and-effect relationship. His aim in writing this book is to demonstrate and explain the problematic consequences of many conventional management practices and to point the way toward more effective means to manage and lead.

Many organizations use management practices that are based on inaccurate beliefs about people. An enlightened leader strives to understand why these practices are inadequate and seeks more effective ways to lead. An informative reading material, managers will be able to use this book in plotting ways to reinforce or change the effectiveness of their organizations and their areas of responsibility.

In a society that witnesses a continuing downward spiral in many organizations in the level of satisfaction and joys that employees experience, “The Journey of an Enlightened Leader” points the way in reversing that trend.

By Price Schwenck
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 66 pages | ISBN 9781499039726
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 66 pages | ISBN 9781499039733
E-Book | 66 pages | ISBN 99781499039719
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Having more than 40 years of management and leadership experience primarily in the community bank and large regional bank settings, Price W. Schwenk is a founding director of Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc., and is a chairman of the board of its subsidiary, The Jacksonville Bank. He is currently a partner in JBS Accretive Consulting, LLC, a firm specializing in developing and implementing wealth management strategies for community banks. Schwenk is a life-long learning having received a B.S. and M.B.A. from the University of South Florida and an M.S. in quality management from the University of Miami.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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