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The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

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It's Monday morning and George walks out of the front door to his car and a flat tire. But this is the least of his problems. His home life is in shambles and his team at work is in disarray. With a big new product launch coming in two weeks for the NRG-2000, 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 kind of 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 readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals ten secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment—at work and at home.

Everyone faces challenges. And every person, organization, company, and team has to overcome negativity and adversity to define themselves and create their success. No one goes through life untested and the answer to these tests is positive energy—the kind of positive energy that consists of the vision, trust, optimism, enthusiasm, purpose, and spirit that defines great leaders and their dreams.

Drawing upon his experience and work with thousands of leaders, sales professionals, teams, nonprofit organizations, schools, and athletes, Gordon infuses this engaging story with keen insights, actionable strategies, and a big dose of positive infectious energy.

For managers and team leaders or anyone looking to turn negative energy into positive achievement, The Energy Bus provides a powerful plan for overcoming common life and work obstacles and bringing out the best in yourself and your team. When you get on The Energy Bus, you'll enjoy the ride of your life.

Synopsis:

The Energy Bus, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home. Jon infuses this engaging story with keen insights as he provides a powerful roadmap to overcome adversity and bring out the best in yourself and your team. When you get on The Energy Bus you’ll enjoy the ride of your life!

Synopsis:

In the style of other bestselling business fables, The Energy Bustakes you on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals ten secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment—at work and at home. Author Jon Gordon shows you how to turn negative energy into positive achievement.

About the Author

Jon Gordon is a speaker, consultant, and author of the international bestseller The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and The Shark and the Goldfish, all from Wiley. He and his books have been featured on CNN and NBC's Today show, and in Forbes; O, The Oprah Magazine; the Wall Street Journal; and the New York Times. His clients include the Atlanta Falcons, the PGA Tour, Northwestern Mutual, Publix Super Markets, Campbell Soup, and JPMorgan Chase.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments ix

Author's Note xiii

Introduction xvii

1 Flat Tire 1

2 Good News and Bad News 9

3 The Long Walk Home 11

4 George Wakes Up 15

5 No Joy on the Bus 17

6 The Rules 19

7 You're the Driver 25

8 It's All About Energy 33

9 George Shares His Vision 37

10 Focus 41

11 The Power of Positive Energy 45

12 George Takes a Walk 51

13 One Great Golf Shot Theory 53

14 Bus Tickets 55

15 A Very Long Weekend 61

16 Who's on the Bus 63

17 The Enemy Is Negativity 67

18 No Energy Vampires on the Bus 73

19 The Ultimate Rule of Positive Energy 77

20 George Takes Control of His Bus 81

21 George Has a Dream 89

22 Better Today than Yesterday 91

23 Feeling Good 95

24 Lead with Heart 99

25 Chief Energy Officer 103

26 Love Your Passengers 113

27 Love Rules 121

28 Fear and Trust 125

29 The Next Day 129

30 The Team Gets Inspired 135

31 Game Day 139

32 The Presentation 147

33 Joy 151

34 It's More Fun on the Bus 155

The Energy Bus Action Plan 159

Bus Tickets 165

Share the Energy! Get Your Team on the Bus!! 166

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470100288
Author:
Gordon, Jon
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
Gordon, J.
Author:
Blanchard, Ken
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Motivation (psychology)
Subject:
Business Life - General
Subject:
Employee motivation
Subject:
Business/Self-Help
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
Small Business
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.86x5.70x.81 in. .67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Energy Bus, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home. Jon infuses this engaging story with keen insights as he provides a powerful roadmap to overcome adversity and bring out the best in yourself and your team. When you get on The Energy Bus you’ll enjoy the ride of your life!
"Synopsis" by , In the style of other bestselling business fables, The Energy Bustakes you on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals ten secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment—at work and at home. Author Jon Gordon shows you how to turn negative energy into positive achievement.
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