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The Dash by Linda Ellis and Mac Anderson
Friends by BJ Gallagher
First Thing Every Morning by Lewis Timberlake
Oil For Your Lamp by BJ Gallagher and Lisa Hammond
Attitude Is Everything by Vicki Hitzges
Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy
Stress Is A Choice by David Zerfoss
The Heart Of A Teacher by Paula Fox
Own Your Dreams by John C. Maxwell
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212° The Extra Degree by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson
212° Service by Mac Anderson
The Simple Truths Of Service Inspired by Johnny The Bagger
Pulling Together by John Murphy
Finish Strong by Dan Green
Inspiration 365 by Zig Ziglar
Seven Choices for Success and Significance by Dr. Nido Quebin
The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale
Motivational Quotes by Mac Anderson
Change Is Good, You Go First by Mac Anderson
"Great beginnings are not as important as the way one finishes."
- Featured on the print Great Beginnings.
"At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree...makes all the difference."
- Featured on the print 212°, The Extra Degree.
"In the middle of every difficulty...comes opportunity."
- Featured on the print Fern.
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
- Featured on the print Imagination.
"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."
- Featured on the print Warm Sunbeams.
"A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization not as it is, but as it can be."
- Featured on the print A Leader's Job.
4 Color - Hardcover - 110
pages - by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson
DVD included. Run time 2m:59s
212º the extra degree is one
Simple Truths book that is a must have in every personal and
business library. A Simple Truths #1 best-seller, the concept is
this: At 211º water is hot. At 212º, it boils. And with boiling
water, comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra
degree makes the difference.
This simple analogy reflects the
ultimate definition of excellence. Because it's the one extra
degree of effort, in business and life, that can separate the good
from the great. The 212º concept is vividly illustrated for every
aspect of your life through powerful stories that will inspire and
motivate yourself or your team to the next level of success. Join
the people, businesses and schools that have taken action and
adopted the 212º concept and attained their goals.
Sam Parker is a
co-founder of Give More Media Inc. (www.GiveMore.com) - publisher
of JustSell.com (an online resource for sales leaders) and Sam's
other books and messages including Smile & Move, Cross The
Line, SalesTough, and Love Your People.
Before Give More, Sam sold products and services in several
A native of the Washington, D.C. area, he now lives in Richmond,
Virginia with his wife Jennifer (an artist) and their three
is the founder of Simple Truths and Successories, Inc., the leader
in designing and marketing products for motivation and recognition.
These companies, however, are not the first success stories for
Mac. He was also the founder and CEO of McCord Travel, the largest
travel company in the Midwest, and part owner/VP of sales and
marketing for Orval Kent Food Company, the country's largest
manufacturer of prepared salads.
His accomplishments in these unrelated industries provide some
insight into his passion and leadership skills. He also brings the
same passion to his speaking where he speaks to many corporate
audiences on a variety of topics, including leadership, motivation,
and team building.
Mac has authored or co-authored eighteen books that have sold
over four million copies. His titles include:
• Change is Good . . . You Go First
• Charging the Human Battery
• Customer Love
• Finding Joy
• Learning to Dance in the Rain
• 212°: The Extra Degree
• 212° Leadership
• 212° Service
• Motivational Quotes
• One Choice
• The Nature of Success
• The Power of Attitude
• The Power of Kindness
• The Essence of Leadership
• The Road to Happiness
• The Dash
• To a Child, Love is Spelled T-I-M-E
• You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School
• What's the Big Idea?
Special Promotion - Save 20% on the 212º 3 pack
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From Paul K. Adams of De Soto, Missouri on 3/28/2013.
Great Book only wish I had it 20 years sooner.
From Chip Jenkins of Bowling Green, Kentucky on 3/25/2013.
Great product! Would and will recommend to anyone. Ordering was made easy and shipping was timely. Thank you for a good experience.
212 the Extra Degree
From Scott Reid of Murray, Kentucky on 3/11/2013.
Very inspiring, I am looking forward to sharing the DVD during our Annual Safety Awards Banquet this weekend. It is my goal to have more employees qualify for awards at next years banquet! Thank You.
From Wanda Woods of Winston Salem, North Carolina on 2/4/2013.
The book is great. Very inspiring. Helps me keep myself motivated!
From Mark Shafer of Orlando, Florida on 2/1/2013.
Gave the book to my 15 year old son who really was taken by the inspirational message
From Ron Caudill of Fort Wayne, Indiana on 1/21/2013.
Outstanding book. Highly inspirational concepts. Perfect for getting fired up about your endeavor. Only wish I would have received the silicone bracelet. Should be in your library.
212 degree book
From maria garcia of LOS ANGELES, California on 12/24/2012.
I purchased these as gifts for supervisors/leadership. I already have gotten response as to how inspiring to give the utmost.I preferred the DVD which is short and to the point.
The Extra Degree 212
From Anonymous of las vegas, Nevada on 12/17/2012.
From Anonymous of Donaldson, Indiana on 12/17/2012.
Go the extra step
From Anonymous of Hermitage, Arkansas on 12/11/2012.
Inspires you to apply yourself and give that extra bit of effort in all you do. What a world we would have if we all did this
212 - The Extra Degree
From Katherine Williams, MA Therapist of Bumpus Mills, Tennessee on 12/6/2012.
This book has made such an impression on me that I have used it repeatedly to do groups for children and adolescents in a school for behaviorally challenged children. I wear the bracelet daily so people will ask me about it and I can ask them if they know the difference between 211* and 212*. Great inspiration!
From Janell Ludwig of El Paso, Texas on 11/2/2012.
It is so good, we are ordering one for every teacher at my school so we can celebrate our hard work this year and keep the steam engine moving forward!
212- The Extra Degree
From Vickey of Houston, Texas on 10/26/2012.
Love this book. Use it all the time to motivate my employees
212 - The Extra Degree
From Diane Lizza Sanders of Canyon Lake, Texas on 10/21/2012.
I absolutely LOVED this book. As simple as it is to do those little things in life that make such a HUGE difference, we just seem to get caught up in "Life". The next thing you know, we are back to not taking those few extra steps.This book is a great reminder of what that one "Little" extra degree can do for us. Wearing the bracelet is just another way of reminding myself each and every day to step up my program. Thanks again for still another great book!
A Must Have
From Anonymous of Jacksonville, North Carolina on 10/7/2012.
I first saw this video several years ago and have watched it several times. The book is motivational when not near a computer. I love that it shows only a little more effort can make all the difference in the world.
Highly Recommend it!
From David Cantu of Laredo, Texas on 9/13/2012.
This is a book that will motivate you to do your greatest achievements in anything your are focused on by putting in 110% effort! A must read!
212 - Highly Recommended
From Anonymous of For Knox, Kentucky on 8/25/2012.
I have purchased this twice - complete with CD. It is an incredible tool/opener for conferences and meetings.
212 Great Book
From Anonymous of Little Rock, Arkansas on 7/20/2012.
Really gets you to thinking. You want to tell everyone to read.
From J. D. Tant of Roswell, GA, Georgia on 7/1/2012.
I have begun reading 212, and find it very encouraging, with some good examples of what even just a little bit of extra effort can accomplish. I plan to use material from 212 in my teaching in an effort to stimulate others (and myself) to greater heights.
212-The Extra Degree
From Donna Lowman of Mt.Airy, Maryland on 7/1/2012.
I love the message>>>The book is a wonderful gift to my team members...But I am disappointed...I DID NOT receive a DVD that I was promised...Very email@example.com
From Valerie Strawmier of Yuba City, California on 6/29/2012.
It's impossible to read this book and approach anything the same way again! It is a very powerful concept that changes how you look at life, work and family--don't miss this incredible book!
From Anonymous of Sioux Falls, South Dakota on 6/11/2012.
I love this book and its approach. The video is terrific and should be viewed before reading the book.
From Anonymous of Miami, Florida on 6/7/2012.
Totally enjoyed it
From R. C. of Alexandria, Louisiana on 5/12/2012.
Ok, but not a great book. I would advise picking something else.
the Extra Degree
From Susan Swink of Nellysford, Virginia on 5/10/2012.
Excellent, recommended reading for teens on up.
From David Haskins of Reno, Nevada on 4/3/2012.
Very Nice, motivational. I bought copies for my friends and co-workers
From Sara Rivera of littleton , Colorado on 3/18/2012.
I used the video during a staying motivate training I did a few weeks past and I got a lot of positive feed back from it. I leave the book on my desk at work and a few employees have pick it up to read it.
A gift to my customers.
From Kirk Marchant of Leamington, Utah on 3/15/2012.
212 is the motto of my business and I make sure it is evident on every job. I give this book as a gift to our new customers with a note on the inside explaining our motto and thanking them for helping us "let off some steam". I also invite them to help us keep the "pot boiling" by referring us to others.
Sensible and powerful
From Patrick Grindol of Holton, Kansas on 3/11/2012.
Our head wrestling coach used this book and video for our season's theme. It made sense: one more degree of work, effort, practice, and initiative can make a world of difference.
From Anonymous of Beaver, Pennsylvania on 3/3/2012.
I love the 212 degree book and video ... very inspiring and serves as an excellent reminder everyday to persevere with an extra degree of effort!! Excellent quotes!! ... and they are different from quotes I have found in other books, etc.
From Joe Barlow of Houston, Texas on 2/27/2012.
Great book shared with teacher and tennis coach and both loved it. Also watched the 3 minute movie today and shared with both plus my insurance agent who has over 100 employees and told him to watch if and I was going to send him a copy. Plan to share with seversl board members of an educational foundation on which I serve.
212 - The Extra Degree
From Floyd Cox of Washington, District of Columbia on 2/1/2012.
This book is great! We gave it to 35 staff collegues who worked with us as facilitators in a recent national training. I definitely recommend it to anyone who has given that extra 1 degree!
From -Lori R of Bedford, New Hampshire on 12/28/2011.
Excellent book that I will use over and over again. The quotes in it are fantastic - the quality of the book is terrific! Great value!!!
From Judy Giles of Lindale, Texas on 12/18/2011.
Just what a 16 year old young man needs to get after his life ! Loved the book!
212-The Extra Degree
From Anonymous of Goldsboro, North Carolina on 12/15/2011.
From Judith Bengar of Fulton, New York on 12/14/2011.
Great book and ideas. Gives the thought thatsometimes all it takes is a little more toreach your goal. -almost there. Alsocan relate to anger- ready to blow up.
From Anthony Marrocco of TRUMBULL, Connecticut on 11/12/2011.
AS A HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER THIS IS A PERFECT THEME TO MOTIVATE MY STUDENTS DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR.
212 Extra Degree
From Dennis Worden of Atlanta, Georgia on 11/9/2011.
To say this movie was a hit at our convention is an understatement! Over 2,000 mortgage brokers attended and most of them purchased copies to show their families and other members of their team
212 Extra Degree
From Patrick Shaughnessy of Dallas, Texas on 11/9/2011.
Mr. Anderson, ever since a friend of mine sent me the 212º movie online, I have become a raving fan of Simple Truths. I love and appreciate the positive messages your products convey and I have found many ways to use them. Thank you for your vision.
212 Extra Degree
From Laura J. Hamblin of Dallas, Texas on 11/9/2011.
Thank you! Thank you for putting together such a simple, but powerful, message in 212º The Extra Degree. Every store in our division has the DVD and we have designed our service program around the 212º message. Associates of all ages and backgrounds are embracing it and we’re starting to see the positive difference in our service levels. Like a locomotive, I can’t wait to see where it will take us!
From Yvonne Ball of Orlando, Florida on 11/9/2011.
I just want to take a moment to thank you so much for creating the 212 degrees book.I have used this book in many trainings and found it very motivating. I have placed 212 on my desk to help with the difficult times.
From Christina Grover of Orlando, Florida on 11/9/2011.
212 The Extra Degree is a wonderful tool to use if you want to inspire yourself or others to put in that little bit of extra effort. I work in the Training Department at my organization and my co-workers loved it so much they created a class for our staff based on this book utilizing the key concepts. It has been well-received by hundreds of our staff members and now the class has quite a reputation. Great book and DVD!!
From Ellen Butler of Charlotte, North Carolina on 11/1/2011.
212 The Extra Degree
From Anonymous of Newton, Kansas on 10/16/2011.
This was a great motivational DVD and I think really helpful for my team.
From Anonymous of wyncote, Pennsylvania on 10/16/2011.
the book will open your mind to alot of things you should have been taught,when you where young
From Alean Zufall of Houston, Texas on 9/23/2011.
We use the 212 - The Extra Degree and a yearly theme for our elementary school.
212-The Extra Degree
From Ken Franz of Knoxville, Tennessee on 4/6/2011.
A great book that helps you reflect on your own drive and helps give you that push you may need to push yourself that extra degree.
212-The Extra Degree
From Kathy Holtz of Omaha, Nebraska on 4/5/2011.
I loved both the book & the DVD. It shows you that just a little bit more effort can make all the difference in your success.
Change the culture of your workplace
From Beverly Woodson of Frisco, Texas on 3/30/2011.
I am the principal of an elementary school. We used this book as our theme one year when we were facing numerous challenges, and it was one of the most powerful things we've ever done. The ideas in this book touched every person's life and truly made a difference. We gave 212 awards at our staff meetings for people who had gone the extra degree to help or serve us. It remains one of my favorites!
212-The Extra Degree
From Ianthe Hermann of Apple Valley, Minnesota on 3/23/2011.
This is a must read book. It is amazing how much a small effort on your part can make such a big diference.
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