POWERFUL TOOLS TO CREATE AMAZING RESULTS.
GREAT IDEAS, BEST PRACTICES, AND PROVEN STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU FUEL YOUR LIFE, WORK, AND TEAM WITH THE ENERGY BUS.
In his mega bestseller, The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon introduced readers around the world to the power of positive energy to help individuals, teams, and even entire organizations overcome negativity, bring out the best in themselves and others, and build positive, united, and successful teams. Now, in this companion to that modern classic, he provides you with a collection of proven field–tested tools and a road map for taking your life, work, and team to a higher level.
Written to help readers of The Energy Bus worldwide take these ideas further, The Energy Bus Field Guide shows you how to put each of the 10 Energy Bus principles into practice. You will learn to:
- Transform negativity and cultivate positive energy in yourself and your organization
- Navigate the twists and turns that sabotage success
- Bring out the best in yourself and others and be more productive and fulfilled
- Create a compelling vision for your life and team
- Live and work with greater focus, optimism, passion, and purpose
Packed with tools, thought–provoking questions, case studies, and best practices to help you create an Energy Bus initiative within your team and organization, The Energy Bus Field Guide is your key to unlocking the power of positive energy for greater accomplishment and fulfillment at work and in your personal life.
The Case for Positive Energy ix
Rule 1 You re the Driver of Your Bus 1
Rule 2 Desire, Vision, and Focus Move Your Bus in the Right Direction 13
Rule 3 Fuel Your Ride with Positive Energy 25
Rule 4 Invite People on Your Bus and Share Your Vision for the Road Ahead 39
Rule 5 Don t Waste Energy on Those Who Don t Get on Your Bus 49
Rule 6 Post a Sign on Your Bus That Says No Energy Vampires Allowed 57
Rule 7 Enthusiasm Attracts More Passengers and Energizes Them during the Ride 69
Rule 8 Love Your Passengers 79
Rule 9 Drive with Purpose 91
Rule 10 Have Fun and Enjoy the Ride 99
Keep the Bus Rolling 107
Additional Case Studies 113
The Energy Bus Training Program 123
Other Books by Jon Gordon 127
JON GORDON′s bestselling books and talks have inspired 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 non–profits. Jon has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Fox & Friends, and in numerous magazines and newspapers. In addition to the The Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Energy Bus, he is the author of numerous popular books and guides.