The Jenny Craig Story by Jenny Craig
How One Woman Changes Millions of Lives

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"A fascinating insight into the world of big business and how alittle Cajun girl from New Orleans can achieve great success inthis country."
--Dick Van Patten, actor (Eight Is Enough)

"Jenny Craig's story is a splendid example of what can beaccomplished in our entrepreneurial society with dedication andhard work. Jenny's spirit, determination, and focus on providingservice to her clients enabled her to create a leadingweight-control company and help millions of people. Her journey isan American success story."
--Steven N. Blair, President and CEO, The Cooper Institute

"Jenny Craig is a pioneer in delivering nutritious,portion-controlled food, now recognized as one of the most powerfuldietary weight-loss tools, in the context of a comprehensiveprogram to change one's lifestyle. The story of her success inbuilding a multinational weight-management program can serve as aninspiration to other women (and men) who have the capacity for thehard work needed to carry their creative ideas to fruition. This isa book well worth reading."
--Frank Greenway, MD, Medical Director and Professor PenningtonBiomedical Research Center

"Reading the story of Jenny Craig's personal journey is a trulyinspirational experience. Her persistence and adaptation to changein all aspects of her life, ranging from her personal relationshipsand professional activities to coping with health problems in lateryears, provide an exemplary model of self-actualization andcompassion for others."
--G. Alan Marlatt, PhD, Director, Addictive Behaviors ResearchCenter Professor of Psychology, University of Washington

About Jenny Craig

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JENNY CRAIG, founder of the eponymous weight-loss centers, is well known to many people from her appearances in ads for her company. She began working in the weight-management industry when she was trying to lose weight gained during pregnancy. She went on to work as a top executive for a chain of centers that was sold to NutriSystem, then, along with her husband Sid, relaunched Jenny Craig Systems in Australia—bringing it back to the United States in the mid-1980s. Today, Jenny Craig, Inc., is one of the largest weight-management companies in the world.
Published December 10, 2007 by Wiley. 211 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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She writes how she made it a priority to hire women in the upper level positions of the company:""My whole life, I've done everything I could to promote women's advancement and growth, both in business and in my private life."" Craig evinces a genuine enthusiasm for her life's work, even though n...

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