How faith shapes the lives of individual Mormons.
1. Lessons in Salesmanship
52, founder of JetBlue, New Canaan, Conn.
I learned to be a better CEO on my mission. You're really pushing something that is a little spectacular. It teaches you to be a great salesman; it teaches you to be a great people person.
2. Love and Justice
Vince Arayan Molejon
26, entrepreneur, Davao City, Philippines
The principles of my faith serve as my steering wheel. My faith gives me a feeling that every human being I come in contact with is somehow connected to me, thus helping me treat people with love and justice.
3. Political Diversity
Sen. Mike Lee
40, Alpine, Utah
You can have different Latter-day Saints with different political ideologies. Take Harry Reid on the left and me on the right. We come to different conclusions on the role of the federal government. But he's no less of a Mormon because he comes down on different positions.
4. Enduring Bonds
48, hedge-fund manager, Boston
In Penelope Trunk's words, "Religion is the best preparation for a career," because in both you have to ask yourself, what do I want from my life? And because my relationships with people endure even after I die, I manage them like I would an investment not to be day-traded, but to be bought and held.
5. A Conservative Faith
Sen. Orrin Hatch
77, Salt Lake City
By and large, it's a conservative religion. My faith informs every aspect of my life. It's not a just-on-Sunday religion. It's a commitment, a lifestyle. …