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The Dash by Linda Ellis and Mac Anderson
Friends by BJ Gallagher
First Thing Every Morning by Lewis Timberlake
Oil For Your Lamp by BJ Gallagher and Lisa Hammond
Attitude Is Everything by Vicki Hitzges
Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy
Stress Is A Choice by David Zerfoss
The Heart Of A Teacher by Paula Fox
Own Your Dreams by John C. Maxwell
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212° The Extra Degree by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson
212° Service by Mac Anderson
The Simple Truths Of Service Inspired by Johnny The Bagger
Pulling Together by John Murphy
Finish Strong by Dan Green
Inspiration 365 by Zig Ziglar
Seven Choices for Success and Significance by Dr. Nido Quebin
The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale
Motivational Quotes by Mac Anderson
Change Is Good, You Go First by Mac Anderson
"Great beginnings are not as important as the way one finishes."
- Featured on the print Great Beginnings.
"At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree...makes all the difference."
- Featured on the print 212°, The Extra Degree.
"In the middle of every difficulty...comes opportunity."
- Featured on the print Fern.
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
- Featured on the print Imagination.
"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."
- Featured on the print Warm Sunbeams.
"A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization not as it is, but as it can be."
- Featured on the print A Leader's Job.
About the Book:
Deciding to make changes is the easy part.
Getting your people on board is much more difficult! We manage
change or it manages us. More importantly, without change...your
competition and your goals will pass you by.
This is not your typical business book on
implementing change.The stories and illustrations will inspire you
and your team to stop conducting business as usual! This creative
book will help you inspire your team to embrace change and realize
change can be good! Memorable stories are used to illustrate and
reinforce key points. And this book is filled with 21 stories, to
inspire change and each chapter is accented with terrific
illustrations to drive the point home.
Downloadable Discussion Guide:
Is your organzation going through a period of
difficult change? Does your team need assistance with the change
mangement process? Are you using Change is Good...You Go
First 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 and your teams in managing the change
process. Included are discussion points and questions that will
help your team focus on:
Author: Tom Feltenstein and Mac
Pages: 110 pages
Downloadable VideoRun Time: 3 mins 23 sec
Size: 6.5 " x 6.5"
Quantity Discounts Available:
Need more copies? Call
1-800-900-3427 for pricing and availability.
Review and Praise:
“What a great book and the video is short and on
mark to dealing with change. Our office is going through lots of
change and this was perfect lunch time discussion.”—Robin of
“We ordered 10 to start of with and now will be
ordering more. This book has been well received by our owners and
managers. ”—Bret Brookins of Jacksonville, Florida
“Best ‘Book for Business’ in your catalogue! I
use it as a tool to assist startup entreprenuers in creating their
business.”—Carl Mattes of Palentine, Illinois
About the Author:
FELTENSTEIN began his career with McDonald’s, rising up to
become a senior-level executive under the tutelage of Ray Kroc –
McDonald’s legendary founder. As founder of the Neighborhood
Marketing Institute, and CEO of Power Marketing Academy, Tom has
consulted with more than 500 businesses, yet he’s the best kept
secret - outside of the corporate arena. His savvy, thoughtful
leadership style earned him “The Visionary Award,” a most
prestigious honor presented by the Council of International
A sought-after speaker, well-known coach,
trainer, and strategist, Tom’s also a widely published author. He
has written 12 books, including Uncommon Wisdom: Live a Joyful
Life with Financial Success (2003), The 10-Minute
Marketer’s Secret Formula (2005); and 401 Killer Marketing
Tactics To Increase Sales, Maximize Profits, and Stomp Your
Competition (2005). For more information please visit www.tomfeltenstein.com.
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 and marketing for Orval Kent Food Company, the
country’s largest manufacturer of prepared salads.
His accomplishments in these unrelated industries
provide some insight into his passion and leadership skills. He
also brings the same passion to his speaking where he speaks to
many corporate audiences on a variety of topics, including
leadership, motivation, and team building. Mac has authored or
co-authored twenty-two books that have sold over three million
copies. His titles include: Change is Good … You Go First,
Charging the Human Battery, Customer Love,
Finding Joy, Habits Die Hard, Leadership
Quotes, Learning to Dance in the Rain, 212°: The
Extra Degree, 212° Service, 212° Leadership,
Motivational Quotes, One Choice, The Best of
Success, The Nature of Success, The Power of
Attitude, The Power of Kindness, The Essence of
Leadership, The Road to Happiness, The Dash,
To a Child, Love is Spelled T-I-M-E, You
Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School, What’s the Big
Love this book and video
From Robin of Cincinnati, Ohio on 5/1/2014.
What a great book and the video is short and on mark to dealing with change. Our office is going through lots of change and this was perfect lunch time discussion.
A great book to read if you have changes going on at work!
From Bret Brookins of Jacksonville, Florida on 3/19/2014.
We ordered 10 to start of with and now will be ordering more. This book has been well received by our owners and managers.
So much fun- realistic
From Joyce Kaiser of Sioux City, Iowa on 1/19/2014.
This is so practical and common sense. That's what makes it nice for normal folk to read. Yet it challenges every reader!
Change is Good, You Go First
From Carl Mattes of Palatine, Illinois on 3/15/2013.
Best "Book for Business" in your catalogue! I use it as a tool to assist startup entreprenuers in creating their business.
Change is good..........
From Anonymous of Kellogg, Idaho on 2/8/2013.
Nice, short inspirational book meant to be read a few pages at a time to allow absorbtion.
Change is Good....You Go First
From Anonymous of Warrior, Alabama on 1/21/2013.
I am a school administrator and we deal with change constantly. This quick read gave me some great tips for dealing with people as we try to make needed changes. The DVD was very inspirational.
From Marlin of Greenville, South Carolina on 11/16/2012.
I enjoyed the book enough to read twice and keep at the office for periodic refreshers. It is an excellent leadership tool.
Change is Good, You Go First!
From Anonymous of Jamestown, New York on 6/22/2012.
Good refresher of concepts important to succeed in making change happen.
Change is Good..you go first.
From Judy of Grass Valley, California on 4/2/2012.
Full of short motivational stories and simple phrases to use as reminders of who should always go first, when change is in order.
Change is Good
From Peter Walts of Ambler, Pennsylvania on 11/10/2011.
Highly recommend! This book is a must read for any leader who is thinking about change! I can’t recommend it enough.
Easy read- common sense advice
From Kate NJ at KMG of Boonton, New Jersey on 9/29/2011.
I did a change management training piece for a local client. I gave this book as a "souvenir" of the training and it was well received. I like to think of training as a knowledge journey and I always bring back a souvenir from my travels as a reminder of where I have been.
Great Tool for Change
From Linda of Sanford, Florida on 3/23/2011.
Wonderful tool or resource for handling upcoming changes.
change is good... you go first
From Anonymous of orlando, Florida on 3/3/2011.
it is a fabulous book
change is good... you go first
From jbs of sabina, Ohio on 3/3/2011.
Truly an insprational book to lead your team with confidence in change and how to embrace it together...
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