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  • Jon Gordon

    A business fable to help you discover your purpose in work and life New from Jon Gordon, the international and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Energy Bus, The Seed takes you on a quest for the meaning and passion behind work. Josh, an up-and-comer at a leading technology company, is disenchanted with his job. Challenged by his boss to take two weeks to decide if he really wants to work there, Josh takes off for the country, where he meets a wise farmer who gives him a seed and a promise: find the right place to plant the seed, and his purpose will be revealed. Through Josh's journey cross-country journey, you'll find surprising new sources of wisdom and inspiration in your...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet-filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all. Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams. As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure. Along the way he learns that...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    We are not positive because life is easy. We are positive because life can be hard. As a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you and your vision seems more like a fantasy than a reality. That's why positive leadership is essential! Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. It is the real stuff that makes great leaders great. The research is clear. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead. It's the way to lead if you want to build a great culture, unite your organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team, and achieve...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    In the spirit of his international bestseller The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon returns with another inspirational fable filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in yourself and your team. Training Camp follows the story of Martin Jones, an undrafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL. He's spent his entire life proving to the critics that a small guy with a big heart can succeed against all odds. After spraining his ankle in the preseason, Martin thinks his dream is lost . . . until he meets a very special coach who shares eleven life-changing lessons that keep his dream alive-and might even make him the best of the best. Whether you play sports or the piano, work...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Discover the benefits of being positive. We all have two dogs inside of us. One dog is positive, happy, optimistic, and hopeful. The other dog is negative, mad, sad, pessimistic, and fearful. These two dogs often fight inside us, but guess who wins the fight? The one you feed the most. So begins the story about a negative mutt named Matt and a big dog named Bubba who teaches him how to feed himself with positivity each day and in the process Matt transforms his own life and the shelter they call home. The Positive Dog is an inspiring, heartwarming story that not only reveals the strategies and benefits of being positive but also an essential truth for humans: Being positive doesn't just...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Der internationale Bestseller von Jon Gordon nimmt Sie mit auf eine aufschlussreiche und inspirierende Fahrt, die 10 Geheimnisse für Erfolg im Beruf und Privatleben enthüllt. Eine Fahrt im 'Energy Bus' rettet nicht nur den Job und die Ehe, sondern macht jeden zu einem glücklicheren Menschen. Steigen Sie ein! Eine positive Lebenseinstellung hilft uns auch in schwierigen Situationen nach vorne zu schauen, wie wir am Beispiel der Hauptfigur George erfahren. Er war ehemals gefeierter Günstling seines Chefs, doch jetzt steht er mittlerweile nicht nur unter Dauerstress sondern auch auf der Abschussliste. Das wirkt sich auch auf sein Privatleben aus. Zu wenig Zeit für seine Kinder und...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Now more than ever, fear and uncertainty are becoming staples of daily life. During changing times, it's easy to worry, give up, and let fear paralyze you. However, you have more control than you think you do, and how you handle adversity is your choice-the only choice that matters. Many successful people and businesses have grown to prominence during even the worst recessions and downturns. These successful people and organizations all shared similar characteristics and took similar actions to thrive while others merely tried to survive. You can do the same. In The Shark and the Goldfish, bestselling author Jon Gordon shares an inspiring fable about a goldfish who has always been fed, a...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Great teammates don't just impact you today; they impact you for the rest of your life. From the moment Jon Gordon heard about George Boiardi and the Hard Hat he was intrigued and captivated. Over the years he visited George's coaches, attended several “21 Dinners” held in his honor, met his family, talked to his teammates and observed how he inspired all who knew him. The Hard Hat is an unforgettable true story about a selfless, loyal, joyful, hard-working, competitive, and compassionate leader and teammate, the impact he had on his team and program and the lessons we can learn from him. The book features: A True Story about George Boiardi, his Team and their Legacy. 21 Lessons to...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    A Story About Positive Ways to Turn Complaints Into Solutions, Innovations, and Success Every complaint represents an opportunity to turn something negative into a positive! It's Tuesday morning and Hope walks into her office with puffy eyes, a swollen head, and a broken heart. But unfortunately, her company-EZ Tech-is in worse shape than she is. The fact that their computer batteries are catching on fire is the least of their problems. Employees have been posting negative comments about management on blogs for the world to see, the media is attacking the credibility of the company, morale is at an all-time low, negativity is at an all-time high, and the stock price is sinking faster than...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    NFL head coach Mike Smith lead one of the most remarkable turnarounds in NFL history. In the season prior to his arrival in 2008, the Atlanta Falcons had a 4-12 record and the franchise had never before achieved back-to-back winning seasons. Under Smith's leadership, the Falcons earned an 11-5 record in his first season and would go on to become perennial playoff and Super Bowl contenders earning Smith AP Coach of year in 2008 and voted Coach of Year by his peers in 2008, 2010 and 2012. You Win in the Locker Room First draws on the extraordinary experiences of Coach Mike Smith and Jon Gordon-consultant to numerous college and professional teams-to explore the seven powerful principles that...read more

  • Jimmy Page

    The guide to creating simplicity in your world and developing a discipline for life, now in an expanded edition One Word explains how to simplify your life and business by focusing on just ONE WORD for the entire year. The simplicity of choosing one word makes it a catalyst for life-change. Clutter and complexity lead to procrastination and paralysis, while simplicity and focus lead to success and clarity. By celebrated authors Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon, One Word That Will Change Your Life shows you how to cut through to the core of your intention for the next year. It offers an action plan and simple process to discover your word for the year. It also explains how your one...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Der Bestsellerautor Jon Gordon und der aufstrebende Star Damon West liefern mit 'Der Kaffeebohne' eine illustrierte Fabel, die den Lesern beibringt, wie sie ihre Umwelt verändern, Herausforderungen meistern und positive Veränderungen bewirken können. Das Leben ist oft schwierig. Es kann hart und stressig sein und sich anfühlen wie ein Topf mit kochendem, heißem Wasser. Die Umgebungen, in denen wir uns befinden, können uns verändern, schwächen oder härter machen. Sie testen sozusagen, wer wir wirklich sind. Wir können wie die Karotte sein, die im Topf schwächer wird, oder wie das Ei, das hart wird. Oder wir können wie die Kaffeebohne sein und uns entfalten, das heißt die Kraft...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Why it matters who's stirring the pot Only a few months into her new job, Nancy wondered whether or not she should have said yes to the CEO position at Soup, Inc. Sales were declining, bankruptcy and takeover rumors were swirling, and employee morale had never been lower. The company had lost both flavor and heat; and nobody likes lukewarm soup. How was Nancy going to turn it around? Sometimes the answer you need is right in front of you. On a lunch break, Nancy steps into Grandma's Soup House, a little place she hadn't noticed before, and happens upon an unexpected source of inspiration. New from the bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Training Camp, Soup tells the “stirring”...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    It's Monday morning and George walks out of the front door to his car and a flat tire. This is the least of his problems. His home life is in shambles and his team at work is in disarray. With a big product launch coming in two weeks, he has to find a way to get it together or risk losing his marriage and job. Forced to take the bus to work, George meets a unique bus driver and an interesting cast of characters who, over the course of two weeks, share the ten rules for the ride of his life. In the process, they help him turn around his work and life, saving his job and marriage from destruction. The Energy Bus, an international bestseller, takes listeners on an enlightening and inspiring...read more

  • Jimmy Page

    Discover your Life Word! In One Word that will Change your Life authors Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page helped readers discover their yearly word to live with more intention, focus and purpose. Now with Life Word they help readers discover a word that will significantly impact their life and legacy. Life Word reveals a simple, powerful tool to help you identify the word that will inspire you to live your best life while leaving your greatest legacy. In the process you'll discover your why which will help show you the way to live with a renewed sense of power, purpose and passion. The authors walk you step-by-step through the process of discovering your Life Word and share an...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Michael wacht in einem Krankenhaus auf, mit einer Bandage um seinen Kopf und Angst im Herzen. Der Stress ein wachsendes Unternehmen zusammen mit seiner Frau Sarah aufzubauen, hatte einen Kollaps bei seiner morgendlichen Joggingrunde ausgelöst. Als Michael erfährt, dass der Mann, der ihn rettete, ein Zimmermann ist, besucht er ihn und erfährt schnell, dass dieser Mann viel mehr ist. Er baut nicht nur Möbel, sondern erschafft und beeinflusst auch Leben, Karrieren, Menschen und Teams. Während der Zimmermann seine Weisheit mit Michael teilt, versucht dieser sein Unternehmen vor Ungemach, Ablehnung, Furcht und Versagen zu bewahren. Entlang des Weges lernt er, dass es so etwas wie einen...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    From the bestselling authors of The Coffee Bean, inspire and encourage children with this transformative tale of personal strength The Coffee Bean for Kids tells the inspiring story of Gavin, a young boy with the difficult task of starting school in a new town. Gavin's teacher, Mrs. Spring, teaches him the story of the carrot, the egg, and the coffee bean. The environments we find ourselves in, like a pot of boiling, hot water, can change, weaken, or harden us, and test who we truly are. We can be like the carrot that weakens in the pot or like the egg that hardens. Or, we can be like the coffee bean and discover the power inside us to transform our environment. Energized by his teacher's...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    In The Sale, bestselling author Jon Gordon and rising star Alex Demczak deliver an invaluable lesson about what matters most in life and work and how to achieve it. The book teaches four lessons about integrity in order to create lasting success. The authors tell the story of Matt Williams, a sales representative for Turnbow Technologies, an aviation technology company founded by his grandfather. Matt encounters many obstacles both personally and professionally, and ultimately finds himself in a struggling marriage, an unfulfilling job, in a desperate search for answers, and at the crossroads of a major decision that will determine his future. Matt meets an unlikely mentor, who may just...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Heutzutage ist die tägliche Arbeit oft von Veränderung, Angst und Unsicherheit geprägt. Gerade in solchen scheinbar schwierigen Zeiten gerät man leicht in eine Negativspirale, macht sich Sorgen und gibt sich lieber geschlagen, anstatt wieder die Kontrolle über das eigene Leben zu übernehmen. Doch die Erfahrung zeigt, dass man Veränderungen nicht aufhalten kann und dass es sich gerade in Krisenzeiten lohnt aktiv zu werden. Entscheiden Sie in Zukunft wieder selbst, wie Sie mit Veränderungen im Geschäftsleben umgehen und beginnen Sie an sich zu glauben, um in Zeiten von Rezession und wirtschaftlicher Stagnation erfolgreich zu wachsen. Jon Gordon erzählt die Geschichte von Gordy,...read more

  • Jon Gordon

    Michael wacht in einem Krankenhaus auf, mit einer Bandage um seinen Kopf und Angst im Herzen. Der Stress ein wachsendes Unternehmen zusammen mit seiner Frau Sarah aufzubauen, hatte einen Kollaps bei seiner morgendlichen Joggingrunde ausgelöst. Als Michael erfährt, dass der Mann, der ihn rettete, ein Zimmermann ist, besucht er ihn und erfährt schnell, dass dieser Mann viel mehr ist. Er baut nicht nur Möbel, sondern erschafft und beeinflusst auch Leben, Karrieren, Menschen und Teams. Während der Zimmermann seine Weisheit mit Michael teilt, versucht dieser sein Unternehmen vor Ungemach, Ablehnung, Furcht und Versagen zu bewahren. Entlang des Weges lernt er, dass es so etwas wie einen...read more