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The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles by Anselm Grun, Jochen Zeitz

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CHAPTER 9

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

With an Introduction by Anselm Grün

As we strive to realize ethical ideals and bring about sustainability in our businesses, we constantly come up against our own mistakes and weaknesses when putting these ideas into practice. We are never unequivocally strong, yet we have been instructed to shape the world and form it in accordance with God’s will, in spite of (or just because of) our weaknesses.

We can read about the topic of strength and weakness in the Bible, where Jesus relates the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14–30). A man about to leave on a long trip calls in his three servants. He entrusts part of his fortune to them—a different amount to each one according to his ability (as the man sees it) ...

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