The Positive Dog: A Story about the Power of Positivity

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Discover the benefits of being positive

Being positive doesn't just make you better. It makes everyone around you better. The principles and strategies in this book have inspired countless people in business, education, health care, and professional sports to be more positive and become a positive influence on others. When you feed the positive dog inside you and feed your team with positivity, everyone benefits!

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Overview

Discover the benefits of being positive

Being positive doesn't just make you better. It makes everyone around you better. The principles and strategies in this book have inspired countless people in business, education, health care, and professional sports to be more positive and become a positive influence on others. When you feed the positive dog inside you and feed your team with positivity, everyone benefits!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470888551
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 66,179
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon's bestselling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, and college coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals, and nonprofits. He is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, The Shark and the Goldfish, Soup and The Seed. Jon invites you to visit and connect with him at www.JonGordon.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Matt and Bubba 1

The Benefits of Being Positive 5

Simple as a Smile 9

Feed with Laughter 13

Take a Thank-You Walk 17

Build Your Gratitude Muscle 19

A Day of Gratitude 23

Tell Yourself Positive Stories 27

Get to instead of Have to 33

Blessed instead of Stressed 35

Turn Complaints into Solutions 39

Fear or Faith 43

Challenges or Opportunities 47

An Opportunity 49

The Positive Dog Grows 53

Positive Energy is Contagious 57

Positive Boomerang 59

Feeding Others 63

Love 65

Encouragement 67

No Ordinary Day 71

Negativity Serves a Purpose 73

What Would Bubba Do? 77

A Special Day 81

Two Positive Dogs are Better than One 83

Feed the Positive Dog: Action Plan 87

The Positive Pledge 97

Resources 99

Feed Your Team with Positivity 101

About the Illustrator 103

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  • Posted April 30, 2012

    Highly Recommended--a must read for young and old.

    This is a terrific book. It is a must read. It will adjust your attitude and put you on the road to being positive in your life. It can bring back a positive attitude that has been buried or beaten down.

    12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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