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The Power of a Positive Team

Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Jon Gordon

Published by Wiley, August 2018
Hardcover and e-book, priced £20.99

ISBN: 9781119430247

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 9:41 am EDT
"You Win in the Locker Room First"

Jon Gordon’s latest book, The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great, is a how-to guide of practical tools that helps overcome big egos, apathy and negativity, while building a strong, cohesive team with vision, optimism, communication, connection and commitment, to enhance performance.

Gordon, the author of mega best-seller The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership, has a proven record of accomplishment in building team success, working with some of the most celebrated business, personal and sports teams in the world.

In The Power of a Positive Team, Gordon reveals the proven principles and practices that build great teams.

Infused with research, compelling stories and proven strategies, he draws upon his unique team building experience in order to provide an essential framework for any “team” to work together more effectively and achieve superior results. Gordon also shares his best practices to transform negativity, build trust, and navigate difficult conversations, and tackles the common pitfalls that cause teams to fail – while offering solutions to enhance a team’s creativity, grit, innovation and growth.

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About the Author:

Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 15 books including five best-sellers: “The Energy Bus,” “The Carpenter,” “Training Camp,” “You Win in the Locker Room First” and “The Power of Positive Leadership.”

Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers. His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, The Atlanta Falcons, Campbell Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, LA Rams, Miami Heat, Pittsburgh Pirates, BB&T Bank, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, Bayer, West Point Academy, and more.

Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.

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