By Vicki Hitzges
Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm
Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days
There’s still plenty of time before this assignment is due…
I’ll get to it tomorrow…
We typically learn procrastination when we are kids, and we may continue to struggle with it our entire lives. What we often fail to understand is that procrastination makes a person ordinary (at best). We can’t do our finest work at the last minute. Creativity is a process that takes time.
The good news is that we can learn how to stop procrastinating…how to get assignments done right away. Nothing beats the satisfaction of having the project complete, the assignment thought through, the task done.
In Stuck on Stop, Vicki Hitzges shares strategies to get you going when you’d rather do anything but work. These guidelines only work if you do. And the payoff is great. Let’s go…
By Vince Lombardi and Vince Lombardi Jr. Format: Hardcover Pages: 126 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Includes Audio CD/DVD 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 Nido R. Qubein Format: Hardcover Pages: 112 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days People tend to order their lives according to conventional wisdom, a generally accepted set of principles that may include centuries-old folk sayings or that may have arisen from contemporary experience. These sayings and beliefs have become so ingrained in the public mind that they are often referred to as common sense. In both your business and your personal life, following conventional wisdom is usually the safe approach. But the people who make a remarkable difference in the world are typically those who examine conventional wisdom with a critical eye, using uncommon sense.
By Robert Smith Format: Hardcover Pages: 144 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days 20,000 Days... and Counting provides simple strategies to make each day of your life one of intense purpose and lasting influence. One hundred years from now, what will you have left behind? What will your legacy be? Most people measure their life in years. But what if you could live each day with intense purpose, constant joy, and lasting influence? 20,000 Days… and Counting provides simple strategies that will allow you to be 100 percent present and intentional with every passing minute of every day, for the rest of your life. This is not a book to be used for passing the time; it’s a book to be used for squeezing every last day, hour, minute, and second out of life until your life is done and you’ve given, loved, and celebrated all your could.
By Nightingale-Conant Format: Hardcover Pages: 143 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days "What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." –Henry David Thoreau After 50 years of teaching success, Nightingale Learning Systems has gathered together the common bonds and shared values of those individuals who occupy the rarest positions in their industries – the top 2 percent. With The Top 2%, our intention is to provide the latest research on what it takes to reach the top in the 21st Century—the road map for the next generation of achievers – starting with you. The fact is, the top 2 percent set the trends in every industry. They set the trends by imagining and dreaming things that didn't exist and then doing what it took to make it happen. Whether you're in business, entertainment, sports, politics or some other industry, if you're in the top 2 percent, you have the power and influence to make things happen. Find your overarching sense of purpose and focus on it, you'll find yourself with a drive and a passion you never felt before! As Dostoyevsky put it, "The secret of a man's being is not only to live, but to have something to live for." Find out what you're living for, and you'll be on your way to the stars.
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 BJ Gallagher Format: Hardcover Pages: 125 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days Filled with original poetry by BJ Gallagher, quotes to inspire and stories of inspiration that you will want to share with your friends, family and co-workers featuring a timely message of perseverance for today's tough times . The Power of Perseverance! We all have doubts, fears and disappointments in our lives. During those times, we look for shots of inspiration and encouragement to get us through. That's what this little book is all about! BJ Gallagher has written 27 inspirational books and we think this one will become one of your favorites. It is about the power of perseverance to pull you through tough times. The stories, quotes, photography and BJ's special brand of poetry will light your inner fire and keep you moving forward during tough times.
By Ken Blanchard and Barbara Glanz Format: Hardcover Pages: 80 Dimensions: 170 mm x 170 mm Fastest delivery time: 1 to 2 days The Simple Truths of Service is a customer service classic that will grab your heart and not let go! More than 5 million people have been touched by this story. Has it touched yours? Your competitive edge in today’s business environment is in how your customers are treated. If you want to succeed, it’s time to get creative about customer service! The Simple Truths of Service is an unforgettable true story about a very special young man who takes a chance and, through a simple act, is was able to transform the service culture of a grocery store. This story is sure to have each and every member of your team will be coming up with their own ideas of how to deliver that extra special service after they read this book Johnny is young man living with Down Syndrome who changes the culture of a grocery store by being creative and giving the customers more than they expect. He puts his own personal signature on each and every customer interaction, and has customers waiting in line so they can interact with him. Read about Johnny plus other great customer service stories from Ken Blanchard. Your customer service team will be bursting with new ways to make your company stand out from the crowd. Bestselling authors Ken Blanchard and Barbara Glanz have written a book that any company can use to reshape their culture around serving the customer. Designed by Michael McMillan (The Race and Paper Airplane), this book will become a customer-service classic. This story will grab your heart and get your creative juices flowing on ways to create “customer enthusiasm” in your organization. “Once in a great while you read something that bypasses the brain and goes straight to the heart. The Simple Truths of Service is that book and then some.” ~ Mac Anderson, founder, Simple Truths
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 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.