By Sam Parker and Mac Anderson
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Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days
212º The Extra Degree is a must-have in every personal and business library. A Simple Truths #1 bestseller, the concept is simple: At 211º, water is hot. At 212º, it boils. And with boiling water comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree makes the difference.
This analogy reflects the ultimate definition of excellence. The one extra degree of effort, in business and life, can separate the good from the great. The 212º concept is vividly illustrated for every aspect of your life through powerful stories that will inspire and motivate yourself or your team to the next level of success.
We hope that you will join the people, businesses, and schools that have taken action and adopted the 212º concept and used the one extra degree to attain their goals.
"The theme for our annual convention was created around The Extra Degree. The video was powerful and the book made a perfect meeting gift!" - Mike Butkus, McDonalds Corporation.
By John C. Maxwell Format: Hardcover Pages: 144 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days The key to becoming an effective leader is not to focus on making other people follow, but on making yourself the kind of person they want to follow. You must become someone others can trust to take them where they want to go. The characteristics that define true leaders are tackled in The Right to Lead by John Maxwell. And there’s no better person to provide insight on the subject. An internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker and author, John has sold more than 18 million books. His organizations have trained more than two million leaders worldwide. In The Right to Lead, you’ll read about people who have earned the right to lead others. They display the key qualities that made them worthy of followers: action, vision, sacrifice, risk, determination, service and integrity.
By Zig Ziglar Format: Hardcover Pages: 160 Dimensions: 200 mm x 200 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days Inspiration 365 Days a Year by Zig Ziglar represents a collection of Zig’s favorite quotes paired with breathtaking photography and packaged in a large-format coffee table book. With this book, you will enjoy starting each day with one of Zig’s favorite inspirational quotes and a beautiful photo. Zig was a pioneer and a legend in the field of motivation and inspiration. Even after his passing in 2011, his works continue to inspire millions. Inspiration 365 Days a Year is one of those works, guaranteed to inspire you every day of the year. It is our honor to bring Zig’s favorite quotes to life in this 160-page, stunning 8” x 8” coffee table book.
By Vince Lombardi and Vince Lombardi Jr. Format: Hardcover Pages: 126 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days Inspired by Lombardi’s famous speech – “What it Takes to be #1”– this book is filled with vintage photographs, inspiring quotes and nine chapters that tie Lombardi’s philosophy into your organization or personal life. “Winning is not a some time thing; it’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while; you don’t do things right once in a while; you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit, so is losing…” – Excerpt from Vince Lombardi’s speech, “What it takes to be #1” Lombardi! Perhaps no single word in the English language communicates such strong visions of excellence, discipline, commitment, and of course winning. The Lombardi philosophy transcends football. His powerful words capture the fundamentals of success — in any sport, any business, any life and any age. This remarkable gift book will bring Lombardi’s philosophy to life, like never before. Vintage photographs (some seen for the first time), great quotes, and nine inspirational chapters by Lombardi’s son, Vince Lombardi, Jr. that tie back to his father’s speech (Commitment, Discipline, Excellence, Mental Toughness, Habit, Faith, Passion, Results, and Truths).
By Mac Anderson and BJ Gallagher Format: Hardcover Pages: 144 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days This great little book contains 21 short chapters detailing aspects of a happy life, from having "An Attitude of Gratitude" to "Making Peace with the Past". Filled with poetry, stories, and photography to brighten any day and cause reflection over the little blessings in life. If you can't find happiness inside yourself, you'll never find it in the outside world, no matter where you move. Wherever you go, there you are. You take yourself with you. This is the essence of happiness – learning to find inner contentment in any situation. BJ Gallagher and Mac Anderson have teamed up again to put out another fantastic gift book. This book is an easy read detailing the collective life wisdom of the two authors. The Road to Happiness will make a great gift or addition to your own personal library.
By John J. Murphy Format: Hardcover Pages: 112 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days Stepping Up will teach you the 10 steps for advancing your career now. It's the only book of its kind in the Simple Truths library and you will come away with solid steps on how to move ahead in your career goals after reading John's book. What Are You Doing with Your 24 Hours Today? How often do you hear people use time as an excuse to not get something done? We hear it quite frequently. In fact, it is one of the most common excuses (inputs) that limit successful outputs. If we don't take time for what really matters, we cannot possibly expect an improvement in results. As Albert Einstein once noted, insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. The real key then is not the amount of time we have. We all have 24 hours in a day. It is how we prioritize our activities and use the time we have. The reality is it's time to Step Up or step aside. So many times I’ve said, “It’s not what you say, but how you say it that turns the switch from off to on." John’s writing style is clear, concise and engaging. He asks questions to make you think and makes his point in a way that makes the reader say, “Wow. I never thought of it quite that way!” If you’re totally pleased with the success you’ve had in your career and in life, you can stop reading now. If, however, you’d like to step up and tap into your true potential, John's latest book, Stepping Up…10 Takeaways for Advancing Your Career, is for you.
By John J. Murphy Format: Hardcover Pages: 91 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days If you ever think customers are a pain in the butt, try to do business without them. When was the last time you were “wowed” by the service you received? Maybe you were wowed while buying groceries, resolving a problem with your bank, checking into a hotel, or flying across the country. Or maybe you were not. It seems that the secrets behind world-class service are often just that – secrets! But in The How of Wow!, award-winning author John J. Murphy shares ten secrets behind world-class service. In fact, this isn’t just a book about customer service, it’s a book about creating raving fans – customer advocates who go out of their way to spread the good word about the experiences they have consistently had with you. In The How of Wow!, John J. Murphy challenges you to differentiate your organization from the pack using his ten secrets behind world-class service, and shows you how to make “wowing” customers the rule, rather than the exception. Downloadable discussion guide Are you using The How of Wow! as part of your next training event or team meeting? Our free leader’s discussion guide is the perfect companion to the book and will help you get the most of of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on: Understanding what it takes to really wow customers today Defining who are your “Big C” customers Understanding your customer experience, and what they expect from your organization Using your tangible and intangible assets to really create raving fans. And more…
By Al Ritter Format: Hardcover Pages: 96 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days When all is said and done, much of life’s satisfaction comes down to the quality of our relationships. Think of all the applications in your life for good people skills. What you’ll learn in this book can make your marriage better and greatly improve your relationships with family members, coworkers, your boss and even your friends. And since most of our satisfaction in life comes from meaningful relationships, this may be the most important book you’ll ever read. Download a free discussion guide Are you using The 100/0 Principle as part of your next training event or team meeting? Our free leader’s discussion guide is the perfect companion to the book and movie, and will help you get the most of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on: Understanding how The 100/0 Principle can transform both personal and professional relationships Identify ingkey relationship pitfalls, and learn how to overcome them Discovering how key concepts such as all or nothing, awareness and choice, and unconditional love can improve the strength of your personal relationships
By David McNally and Mac Anderson Format: Hardcover Pages: 128 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days The Push is inspired by David McNally’s famous story about the mother eagle’s supreme act of love – the push given at the moment when her offspring were ready to leave the nest and fly. It will make your heart smile! We’ve all seen it, or felt it, at some point in our life; how just one moment of encouragement can change a life forever. It can be the greatest gift you’ll ever give or receive. The Push is a beautifully designed collection of 25 unforgettable true stories about how a moment of encouragement changed a life forever. Our goal in this beautiful book is to inspire you to truly understand the power of encouragement by sharing many wonderful stories about how it can make a difference. We feel that there will be many a-ha heartfelt moments along the way. In fact, we are sure that when you are done reading this wonderful book that you will be inspired to make a difference with your life. Here’s what co-author Mac Anderson said: “When I look back at the moments when I needed The Push, and how it impacted my life, I knew that this is a book we had to publish!” The Push makes a beautiful gift, not only for friends and family, but also your team, so they can understand the awesome power of kindness and encouragement.
By Todd Duncan Format: Hardcover Pages: 96 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days If you are one of the 14 million people that sell for a living – this book is for you! Whether you work for a fortune 500 company or are a one person show – the sales tips in this book will provide valuable tools for your success. Send and unexpected shot of inspiration to your salespeople and your distributors in field, or present it at your next sales meeting. Todd Duncan is a sales expert. And, whether we want to admit it or not, all of us are in the sales business in one form or another. In his book, The Simple Truths of Selling, Todd has captured the foundational truths of selling that can endow any salesperson with success, no matter their product or industry. This book truly captures what the essence of successful selling is all about. Its simplicity and clarity is powerful, and it should be a sales classic for many years to come. Todd is one of the nation’s leading sales experts, and his book “High Trust Selling” was on the Wall Street Journal’s best-seller list. His books, audiotapes and sales seminars have inspired thousands of people around the world.