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Long-term, lasting success is built on the foundation of moral behavior and actions that embody trust, respect, and confidence ─all traits influenced by Biblical teachings.


A great leader, while operating from a solid foundation, demands weighted calculations and risks. Motivating others to stretch outside of their comfort zones, sparks creativity and innovation.


God calls on leaders to excel in their roles. Strategic Insights: Managing By The Book is intended to provide tools and thought processes to become the best leader possible. People are the strength behind any company and their success determines yours.




Marvin Pirila graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 1993 with a BBA in Finance and minor in Economics. He accepted a position with the United States Postal Service in 1988 and 1990 began supervising part-time. In 1992, he began to supervise full-time in mail processing and since has served as a Delivery Services Supervisor, Tour Superintendent, Postmaster, Operations Support Specialist, and Plant Manager. During this time, he received four awards for outstanding performance.


Mr. Pirila was the former editor/writer for a small newspaper. He continues to contribute articles to two newspapers,, and (a personally supported site). He also worked as a tax professional before becoming Tax Partner for First Place Technologies, a web development LLC. In addition to tax preparation/bookkeeping, he wrote press releases, content, marketing pieces, and blogged.


Business & Economics: Human Resources

Strategic Insights: Managing By The Book

SKU: 9781597555234
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