A Kick in the Attitude: An Energizing Approach to Recharge your Team, Work, and Life

A Kick in the Attitude: An Energizing Approach to Recharge your Team, Work, and Life

by Sam Glenn

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Overview

A Kick in the Attitude: An Energizing Approach to Recharge your Team, Work, and Life by Sam Glenn

What Jumper Cables are to A Car Battery this Book is to YOURAttitude

"Good old fashioned advice on how to have a great attitude,delivered in a pithy andinteresting way."
—Karen Leland, bestselling author of Watercooler Wisdom:How Smart People Prosper in the Face of Conflict, Pressure andChange

"Sam Glenn is known for his funny and motivational presentationsand for his ability to give people a kick in the attitude. Now hehas done it in print."
—Stewart Clifford, Enterprise Media

"Sam Glenn energizes our worldwide audience with his profoundsense of humor andgentle wisdom, making this giant in themotivation industry powerful and approachable. Experience hisenergy firsthand and feel it wake you up to the life you've alwaysdreamed of."
—Markandeya, Life Without Limitation,EnergyTalkRadio.com

"If there were an Attitude Hall of Fame, Sam Glenn and this bookwould be inducted into it! A Kick in the Attitude is the best bookI've ever read on how to take an enthusiasticattitude and crank upyour life to a higher, more powerful and successful level!"
—Anne Bruce, professional speaker and author of Discover TrueNorth and How to Motivate Every Employee

"Sam gets it when it comes to attitude. Read A Kick inthe Attitude to jumpstart whateverybody needs for success—agreat attitude."
—Dr. Charles Stone, pastor and author

"No matter what your current 'drama,' the principles in AKick in the Attitude will give you the motivation to turn anysituation around."
—Marlene Chism, author of Success is a Given

"Has the economy of 2009 got you down? Is life throwing lemonsat you the size of cannon balls? Then stop and read this book. SamGlenn is 'The Attitude Guy'! He will get you thinking about you andyour attitude, then guide you to the understanding that you, andonly you, control your attitude."
—Bob Hamm, Senior Account Manager, Omnipress

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470528051
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 344,751
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Sam Glenn is known as The Attitude Guy and founder of Attitude Digest magazine. He delivers more than 100 invigorating and inspirational speeches a year to organizations that believe the right "Attitude" is a vital ingredient to achieving success. Once down on his own luck, Sam Glenn now offers his experience, research, and advice to get people positively charged for taking action and achieving positive results.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Another Book on Attitude? Yes, but One with a Slight Kick! 1

Chapter 2 How A Kick in the Attitude Transformed a Negative, Uptight, Complaining, Blaming, Depressed Man into ‘‘The Attitude GuyTM’’ 13

Chapter 3 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #1: Everything Starts with Your Attitude 25

Chapter 4 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #2: Transform Your Attitude in the Same Time It Takes to Shower 34

Chapter 5 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #3: The Gateway to a Better Attitude Starts the Moment You Lighten Up! 38

Chapter 6 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #4: Attitude Nourishment—A Small Dose of Vitamin A Can Turn a Dull, Negative Person Positive 49

Chapter 7 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #5: Your Attitude Is Either in the Way, On the Way, or Creating a Way 53

Chapter 8 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #6: If You Don’t Like the Picture of Your Life, Start Painting Something Different 61

Chapter 9 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #7: When You Doubt Yourself, You Defeat Yourself 68

Chapter 10 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #8: Courage Is the Defining Force That Conquers Fear, Average, and Bullies 75

Chapter 11 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #9: You Can’t Move if Your Battery Is Dead—How to Give Your Attitude Muscles 84

Chapter 12 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #10: It’s Not the Season, but How We Respond in the Season That Counts 102

Chapter 13 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #11: Give Yourself Permission to Dream Big Dreams 119

Chapter 14 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #12: The Strength of the Wolf Is in the Pack and the Strength of the Pack Is in the Wolf 128

Chapter 15 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #13: Positive Leadership Inspires and Motivates Teamwork 140

Chapter 16 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #14: Always Take the High Road 149

Chapter 17 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #15: Emotional Management—Tame Your Tiger or It Will Eat You 155

Chapter 18 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #16: FUN—A Simple Cure for Office Indigestion 162

Chapter 19 A Kick in the Attitude Principle #17: Attitude Is Like Chalk Dust—It Gets on Everything You Touch 170

Chapter 20 A Kick In the Attitude Principle #18: What Will Your Legacy Be? 189

And Now for a Wrap Up 197

Attitude in Action Plan 201

Index 205

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