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Leading with Passion

Author(s): John J. Murphy

Leaders are like magnets. Their magnetic field is invisible but is responsible for the most notable property of a magnet: a force that pulls and attracts or repels. Which type of magnet are you? ...MORE INFORMATION »

Every manager, CEO, school administrator and principal should read this book.

Effective, passionate leadership requires many things. In this book, we break it down to 10 essential steps.

Leaders are like magnets. Their magnetic field is invisible but is responsible for the most notable property of a magnet: a force that pulls and attracts or repels. Which type of magnet are you?

Light a match in a dark room and watch as the light instantly overcomes the darkness. Observe the power and grace of that single, solitary flame dancing with life. Now light several candles or kindle a fire and experience the added warmth and comfort extending from that first, vulnerable flame through others. This is the heart and soul of leadership— the essence of inspiring others.

John J. Murphy, author of our best-selling book on teamwork, Pulling Together, follows up this best-seller with a leadership book like no other. Learn the 10 essentials to inspiring others and you will find that not only are you performing better has a leader, but your team is sharing your vision and following your lead to ultimate success.

People have debated for many years about the single most important characteristic or “ingredient” for leadership. The same endless debate might take place if we were to ask what the single, most important factor for chocolate cake is. Clearly, there is an argument for chocolate. There is also a good argument for eggs, flour, sugar, water and an assortment of other factors, including oven temperature and time in the oven. In fact, if any essential ingredient is missing or out of balance, the cake is vulnerable. It isn’t everything it could be.

Effective, passionate leadership requires many things. In this book, we cover ten essentials. Combine these key factors and you have a means to inspire and lead with passion.

Hardcover GiftB Book 112 pages, 170 mm x 170 mm

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Mac Anderson Collection

Author(s): Mac Anderson

10 Titles from Mac Anderson, the founder of Successories & Simple Truths. A diverse cross-section including best-sellers on leadership, success, quote books and inspirational content....MORE INFORMATION »

10 Titles included,
Books only
Charging the Human Battery, 212 Degrees, The Road to Happiness, Motivational Quotes,  What’s the Big Idea
Books with DVD,
Nature of Success, Essence of Leadership, The Push, Power of Attitude, Change is Good ,

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MAC ANDERSON is the founder of Simple Truths, and Successories, Inc., the leader in designing and marketing products for motivation and recognition. These companies, however, are not the first success stories for Mac. He was also the founder and CEO of McCord Travel, the largest travel company in the Midwest, and part owner/VP of sales for Orval Kent Food Company, the country’s largest manufacturer of prepared salads. Mac’s accomplishments in these unrelated industries provide some insight into his passion and leadership skills.

Mac brings the same passion to his speaking and writing. He speaks to many corporate audiences on a variety of topics, including leadership, motivation, and team building. He has authored or co-authored many of the Simple Truths books including: You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School, Customer Love, The Nature of Success, The Power of Attitude, Charging the Human Battery, Motivational Quotes, The Essence of Leadership, To a Child Love is Spelled T-I-M-E, The Dash, Change is Good…You Go First, 212° The Extra Degree and Learning to Dance in the Rain, What’s the Big Idea

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Motivational Quotes Combo

Author(s):

Two Motivational Quote books filled with over 500 quotes ….....MORE INFORMATION »

Motivational Quotes

Keep this book close by to find the right words of encouragement at the right time

  1. A Simple Truths instant classic with a masculine design perfect for any organization to give to employees and customers
  2. Mac Anderson believes, “The right words can engage the brain and bring an idea to life.” This handsome book is filled with 160 motivational quotes that will inspire you when you need it most.
    Motivational Quotes is a classic revisited. In 1985, Mac Anderson’s love of quotes inspired him to publish a small 80 page gift book titled Motivational Quotes. In just 18 months it sold 800,000 copies in hotel and airport gift shops.
    Mac then realized that people loved quotes as much as he did, and the big idea for Successories was born!
    Twenty three years have passed and we’re proud to present the new, improved, updated version of the original. It still has Mac’s 80 favorite quotes that were introduced in 1985, but he’s added 80 more, that since then, have helped to motivate him in good times and bad.

Hardcover Book 160 pages 170 mm x 170 mm  Author: Mac Anderson

Great Quotes form Great Leaders

Anyone who love quotes and history will appreciate this handsome coffee table book

  • A great resource for any classroom – “Great Quotes from Great Leaders,” combines a brief biography of each leader with photographs and powerful quotes.
  • A valuable gift book for your friends, family, and customers.

This extraordinary book will be a source of inspiration and knowledge for many years to come. It is a beautiful coffee table edition with 160 pages, 75 wonderful photographs and over 400 great quotations from leaders in all walks of life. Some of the leaders include: Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, Thomas Jefferson, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr.,Walt Disney, Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nelson Mandela, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller, Henry Ford, Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, George S. Patton, Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Sam Walton, John Wooden, Ray Kroc, and many more.

DVD run time:4m:16s

Hardcover Book 160 pages 200 mm x 200 mm

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Pink Bat

Author(s): Michael McMillan

Turning problems into solutions. Creative author and speaker Michael McMillan shares how you can learn to see “pink bats” in problems. ...MORE INFORMATION »

  • Pink Bat…Turning Problems into Solutions is a must-read for everyone who lives in the world of business, or is a part of any organization
  • The story of the pink bat is so engaging – you and your team will be inspired to view your problems as solutions
  • This book is perfect for corporate event themes, sales and staff meetings, team building and is essential reading for anyone in a leadership role.
  • Your entire team will benefit from “Pink Bat Thinking”

Everywhere you look today there are problems. Turn on your TV or computer—pick up a magazine or paper—and what do you see? Problems! Talk to your spouse, co-workers, family members or friends, and within minutes someone will bring up a problem… or two or three. Problems permeate the workplace, too—new products, old products, customer service, health care, retirement plans, sales, marketing, budgets, IT, personnel— the list of problems we confront each day is vast.

Michael McMillan’s newest release “Pink Bat” will turn your thinking upside down and get you and your team seeing problems as opportunities. Maybe you think this idea seems impossible, but you’re about to discover: “Pink Bat Thinking” makes the impossible possible.

Pink Bat…Turning Problems into Solutions is a must-read for everyone who lives in the world of business, or is a part of any organization. In fact, I predict that once you read it, you’ll want everyone in your company to do the same.

Hardcover gift book,  110 pages, 170 mm x 70 mm.

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Secrets of World Class with DVD

Author(s): Steve Siebold

Turning Mediocrity into Greatness. Are you ready to ignite your passion and charge your life? Learn more…...MORE INFORMATION »

Secrets of the World Class
Turning Mediocrity into Greatness

This book is a result of  Steve Siebold’s 20 year journey of studying peak performers and discovering the link that makes them champions.

  • Each chapter finishes with an “Action Step for Today” that leads you down the path from mediocrity to greatness.Loaded with ideas you can immediately put into action to catapult yourself from mediocrity to gretatness.
  • Applications for use in business as well as athletics. Steve’s straight forward, tell it like it is style, cuts to the core of what it takes to go from middle class to world class.
  • Steve Siebold is an internationally recognized expert in the field of “mental toughness”. An international speaker and trainer of fortune 500 companies.

Steve Siebold is a “world class” guy who has written a “world class” book about how to turn mediocrity into greatness.

Hardcover gift book with DVD
110 pages, 170mm square

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The 7 Secrets of Exceptional Leadership

Author(s): Brian Tracy

Leaders are made. Brian Tracy shares 7 simple truths of becoming an excellent leader....MORE INFORMATION »

 

Book Description

When you want to learn about a subject, you go to the best. In the study of leadership, there’s no one better than Brian Tracy, one of the world’s top leadership experts. Over the last 30 years, he has spoken to more than 1,000 large corporations in 62 countries and 10,000 small and medium-sized companies in more than 5,000 talks and seminars on leadership, management, personal success and business development. In The 7 Secrets of Exceptional Leadership, Brian tells us that the wonderful thing about leadership is that your ability to grow as a leader never ends. You can learn anything you need to learn to become an excellent leader in your field.

In The Seven Secrets of Exceptional Leadership, Brian shares seven timeless truths that have been discovered and rediscovered again and again over the centuries. Leaders are made, usually self-made through work on themselves, not born. Your ability to take charge, to lead, to get the best out of yourself and others, is vital to your achieving your full potential in life. In The Seven Secrets of Exceptional Leadership Brian describes the most important leadership qualities practiced by top leaders worldwide. By committing yourself to these seven “secrets” of exceptional leadership, you can achieve all your goals as a leader in every area of your life.

4 Colour – Hardcover – 112 pages 170 mm x 170 mm Square

Author Biography

Brian Tracy is a professional speaker, trainer, and consultant and is the chairman of Brian Tracy International, training and consulting company based in Solana Beach, California. He has been a highly successful entrepreneur and in 1981, began teaching his success principles in talks and seminars around the country. Today, his books, audio programs, and video seminars have been translated into thirty-five languages and are used in fifty-two countries. Brian has shared his ideas with more than 4 million people in forty-five countries since he began speaking professionally. He has served as a consultant and trainer for more than 1,000 corporations. He has lived and practiced every principle in this book, and has taken himself and countless thousands of other people from frustration and underachievement to prosperity and success.

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The Essence of Leadership – with DVD

Author(s): Mac Anderson

Learn the importance of humor, good habits, leading with values, hiring great people and more. The keys to successful leadership are presented in an unforgettable way. ...MORE INFORMATION »

  • Use for your next leadership meeting or retreat. We’ve done the work for you- play the movie then have break out sessions to discuss the leadership topics most relevant to your group.

With great photography, inspirational quotes and stories to reinforce each point, Mac Anderson shares what he has learned about leadership in his 30 years as a successful entrepreneur. Mac is the founder of Simple Truths and Successories, the leader in employee motivation and recognition products. He is also the founder of McCord Travel, one of the largest travel companies in the Midwest. His accomplishments in these different industries provide some insight into his passion and leadership skills. This book will provide knowledge and inspiration to any manager in a leadership role.

Here is a sampling of the 27 chapters in this book:
• Develop a Service Attitude
• Think Change
• Aim for the Heart
• Manage Your Energy
• Reinforce Core Values
• Understand the “Soft Stuff”
• Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
• Your Customers Must Come Second

    DVD run time:2m:37s

  • Hardcover Book 126 pages 170 mm x 170 mm
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The Heart of a Leader

Author(s): Ken Blanchard

“Leadership is not something you do to people. It’s something you do with people.”...MORE INFORMATION »

“Leadership is not something you do to people. It’s something you do with people.”
~Ken Blanchard , Patricia Zigarmi, and Drea Zigarmi

The very best leaders are learners – people who are always interested in ways to enhance their own knowledge and skills. So, whether you are a new leader or have been in your leadership role for 30 years, you will benefit from this book on leadership from the best person I know to teach these valuable leadership lessons from the heart- Ken Blanchard.

Ken Blanchard calls himself, “chief spiritual officer” of his consulting company. That right there says a lot about Ken’s leadership style. I could have searched the world over, and not found a better person to write a book titled The Heart of a Leader.

Ken believes leadership should not be done purely for personal gain or goal accomplishment; it should fulfill a much higher purpose. Nothing is wrong with accomplishing goals, but when you focus solely on results, you miss the big picture. As a result, things like morale and job satisfaction will tend to fall by the wayside.

Leading at a higher level is the process of achieving worthwhile results while acting with respect, care, and fairness for the well-being of all invlolved. It’s only when you realize it’s not all about you that you begin to lead at a higher level. -an excerpt from The Heart of a Leader.

This book makes a great gift for new managers and seasoned managers to set the tone for how you envision the leaders of your company.

Hardcover Gift Book 189 pages 170 mm x 170 mm square

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