The Carrot Chaser is a thrilling, heartwarming story of how to follow God in a busy world
Matthew Swift is a young, brash, and arrogant executive who seems to have it all. His image graces the covers of all the top business magazines. He’s got money, power, and of course, lots of toys. But when Matthew's unscrupulous business practices and his disregard for the people around him finally catch up with him, his world comes crashing down.
In this inspirational business fable, Matthew finds true love and discovers four keys to real success—keys that you can use in your own life.
Open Road Distribution; May 2014
- ISBN 9781497651661
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: The Carrot Chaser
- Author: Todd Hopkins; Ray Hilbert
Imprint: Open Road Distribution
In The Press
“Terrific read! Twists and turns like a good novel and delivers truths that will pierce the heart of the new or seasoned entrepreneur.” —Dave Lindsey, CEO of Defender Direct
“A delightful, moving and inspirational page turner. I couldn’t put it down from chapter one till the end. Another great read from these spiritually gifted authors. Well done!” —Billy Martin, Federal Express pilot
“From time to time we all need to step back and reconsider what we are chasing and why. The Carrot Chaser brilliantly challenges us to do just that!” —Matthew Kelly, author of The Dream Manager
“What a delightful and inspiring story Todd and Ray have weaved. They share 4 gotcha truths in a compelling way that makes you have to stop and take stock of what drives you. I would strongly recommend for every business person at every level.” —Al Stubblefield, president and CEO of Baptist Health Care
“The Carrot Chaser is the best book about marketplace ministry I have ever read, because it actually deals with the major issues Christian business people should pray and contemplate on.” —Yongjin Lee, attorney at law
About The Author
Todd Hopkins is the founder and CEO of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services, which has its corporate offices in Franklin, Indiana, and Tampa, Florida. Hopkins founded the award-winning commercial cleaning franchise in 1992. Currently, Office Pride has over one hundred franchise locations in eighteen states and provides cleaning services to thousands of buildings. Hopkins earned his BBA from the University of Memphis and his MBA from Butler University. He is also a graduate of MIT’s Entrepreneurial Master’s Program. Through Christian Business and Marketplace Connection (CBMC), Todd organizes and leads men’s Bible study groups that help members to live by the good news of Jesus Christ and share it in the marketplace. Todd and his wife, Michelle, have three boys: James, Sam, and Matthew. They live in Palm Harbor, Florida.
Ray Hilbert is the CEO and cofounder of Truth@Work, a not-for-profit organization based in Indianapolis, Indiana, specializing in helping business owners and leaders to operate their companies on proven biblical principles. Truth@Work serves hundreds of Christian business owners and CEOs in more than twenty-five major US cities. Hilbert travels across America speaking to organizations and churches, equipping people to serve God in and through their work.
Previously, Hilbert was a regional director for Promise Keepers, a nationally known men’s ministry, where he facilitated large conferences and developed training programs for churches and other faith-based organizations. He received his undergraduate degree at Anderson University in Indiana, where he majored in marketing and business, and his MBA at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. Hilbert serves as a leadership coach to business leaders across America, and he is in high demand as a speaker for both corporate and church events.
Hilbert and his wife, Beth, reside in Indianapolis with their son and two daughters. They are involved with several religious and business organizations.