Alan Loy McGinnis (19332005) was a best-selling author, family therapist, business consultant, and popular speaker. After a twenty year career as a minister, he became a counselor and co-founded the Valley Counseling Center in Glendale, CA. In the 1970s, he began researching friendship and authored The Friendship Factor, published by Augsburg Fortress in 1979 and revised in 2004. A popular speaker, he also authored more than fifty articles and several more books, including Bringing Out the Best in People, Confidence, and The Balanced Life, all published by Augsburg Fortress.
This book was riveting and enjoyable. It gave great insight into bringing out the best qualities in people and in leadership through stories and examples. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sara
I first read this book probably over two decades ago, and I remembered it was a good book. I recently re-discovered it on my bookshelf, and something compelled me to read it again... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Matthew Dodd
Have not gotten to read this one yet but I scanned a bit of it and it appears to hold great promisePublished 8 months ago by Ajaxs
Absolutely worthwhile purchase for anyone in or looking to be in management...or anyone wanting to be a more than pleasant and decent human being. Easy to read. Great ideas.Published 11 months ago by UkesNotNukes
If you are a leader, entrepreneur and you want to bring out your best in people. Invest in this book. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mikhail Baynes
I read a lot of books on leadership, influence, personal development etc. This book is full of classic rules to get the best out of people. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Brandon in CO