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Every complaint represents an opportunity to turn something negative into a positive!
"Excuses always come from the losing locker room. In Jon Gordon's book The No Complaining Rule, he provides the winning edge."-Coach Lou Holtz
"In a world in which so many, it seems, focus on the glass as half empty, Jon Gordon sets out a clear blueprint in The No Complaining Rule to help each of us better ourselves. His approach will cut negativity and can impact our workplaces and our families, and help us carve out more productive, lower-stress environments."-Nathan Whitaker coauthor of Quiet Strength(with Tony Dungy)
"Complaining is one of the biggest problems in business today. It undermines the effectiveness of a team and organization, leading to contempt and an inability to adapt and change. In The No Complaining Rule, Jon Gordon offers the antidote."-Ken Fisher, CEO of Fisher Investments, Forbes columnist, author of The Only Three Questions That Count
It's Tuesday morning and Hope walks into her office with puffy eyes, a swollen head, and a broken heart. But unfortunately, her companyEZ Techis in worse shape than she is. The fact that their computer batteries are catching on fire is the least of their problems. Employees have been posting negative comments about management on blogs for the world to see, the media is attacking the credibility of the company, morale is at an all-time low, negativity is at an all-time high, and the stock price is sinking faster than the Titanic. As VP of human resources, Hope is charged with finding a solution to overcome the biggest challenge in her company's history. In the process of battling her own adversity, she discovers the no complaining rule and other positive ways to save her company and herself from ruin.
In the spirit of his international bestseller The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon once again shares an inspiring and enlightening story that reveals a powerful way to tackle the biggest problem in business and lifethe negativity that costs organizations billions of dollars and impacts the morale, productivity, and health of individuals and teams.
Based on an actual company that created and implemented the no complaining rule, Gordon delivers an engaging story filled with innovative ideas and practical strategies to develop positive leaders, organizations, and teams.
For managers, team leaders, or anyone looking to turn negative energy into positive solutions, The No Complaining Rule shares powerful principles and an actionable plan to win the battle against individual and organizational negativity. When you implement the no complaining rule, you'll spend less time and energy on problems and more time focused on solutions.
Way too touchy-feely for me. Sappy in a couple of places. But the point of the book rings true: Quitchur bitchin. Don't whinge, don't whine. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Amazoot
I really enjoyed this book and it changed the way I look at problems. I have not mastered not complaining just yet but I'm working on it..Published 1 month ago by LadyPenguin
This book is a good back to the basics read and a wake up call for someone who has become a chronic complainer.Published 1 month ago by Heather Wempe
This was a story to follow about a failing company and how they got it back on track. I would like to use the concept to train our employees and make it a rule in our... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Katherine Solis
This is an awesome book! I am excited to start applying it in my life and watch the changes start to come!Published 3 months ago by tabbethaj
This problem exists everywhere and I was looking for some way to get out of the negativity. I wrote down the "rules" on 3x5 cards and try to read them everyday. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Betty K Ramos
Quick read, and implementation is broken down and easy to follow, and definitely will recommend for personal or work usePublished 4 months ago by RP
When I first started reading the book I thought it was somewhat simplistic. But the more I read, the more I realized that this idea, while simple, was anything but simplistic. Read morePublished 5 months ago by B. Mahalik
This book has one central idea - stop complaining. The rest of the book is a little cheesy with a lot of stories that will make you feel stupider for having read it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Shilton