Free Ground shipping applies to orders of $50 or more per shipping address anywhere in the United States. Yes, Alaska and Hawaii included.
Need it there quicker? Upgrade to 2 day or overnight delivery.
Learn more about shipping timelines and options
Be one of the first to see our new inspirational movies and also receive inspirational stories from Simple Truths.
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
Become a Simple Truths VIP
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.
the Big Idea? with Free DVD
How One Idea Can Change your Business and Your
Hardcover gift book 144 pages, 6.75" square
By Mac Anderson
Quantity Discounts Available:
From Anonymous of Fairmont, MN. I truly
love reading all of Simple Truths books. From each one you take
away ideas that will help you in your personal life or business.
The same is with this one. We all have ideas, it is taking them to
the next level that is often the hardest step. Reading about how
Mac Anderson, Mary Kay, Ray Kroc, Sam Walton and many others took
there ideas do the next level. Very inspirational book. I have
enjoyed reading this book to my kids to let them know they can be
anything and do anything with there ideas.
more reviews or submit your own.
powerful and one...just one, can change your business and your
life. If you don't believe me, just pick up the phone and call
Steve Jobs, Howard Shultz or Bill Gates. (Oops...I just remembered,
they might be pretty busy.) Here's the question and also the
inspiration for this book... How do big ideas happen? Is there a
process or a formula? Or do big ideas just "bubble up" when minds
are curious and open to change? As a lifetime entrepreneur, the
"big idea question" has always fascinated me.
story is different, sometimes just reading how it happened can
"spark" your imagination into action. Sometimes just learning about
an individual who was willing to take the risk to follow his or her
dream and fight through adversity to keep it alive, might be just
the "push" you need. However, this collection of "Big Idea Stories"
was not only written with the entrepreneur in mind, it was also
written to inspire innovation within existing companies. Far too
often, companies "roll on" with the status quo, only to wake up one
day to find...competition has passed them by.
ambition is to start your own company or you want to apply "Big
Idea" thinking to your existing company - I know this book will
help spark many new ideas to make your story the next
Idea! Order What's the Big Idea? today!
To make each
book special, we focused on three things: Great content, Great
graphics, Great packaging to create a "wow effect"
We also chose
not to offer our books in any bookstores or any retail outlets, to
make it even more special as a gift.
From Anonymous of wallaceburg, Ontario on 2/17/2014.
great lesson, never give up. Listen to your inter voice.
What's the Big Idea
From Robert Hunter of Ogden, Utah on 1/20/2013.
I have purchased this book for myself and my creative employees. It is very useful and spurs further creativity among these already innovative people.
What's the big idea
From cindy sebastian of Farmington, Missouri on 12/10/2012.
Love this book; bought extra's for Christmas presents. Very inspirational and a great message!
What the Big Idea?
From David Lores of Arlington, Virginia on 6/21/2012.
Enjoyable reading from some our best contemporary entrepreneurs
From Anonymous of Fairfield IA, Iowa on 6/17/2012.
I really enjoyed this little book and plan to share with with my team members. Knowing the humble beginnings of such giant enterprises as FedEx and WalMart is inspiring and encouraging.
What's The Big Idea
From Bob Schneider of Miami, Florida on 6/15/2012.
Truly inspiring! If you have had an idea deeply submerged inside you and you have been wanting to release it, this is the book for you! True stories of how great companies got started such as FedEx, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Starbucks, McDonald's, Amazon.com, many others, and the best for last, Mac Anderson's company, Successories. An idea, a whole lot of belief, and ACTION...that's it!! Read this book if you want to believe in your IDEA!!
What's The Big Idea
From Anonymous of Fairmont, Minnesota on 9/16/2011.
I truly love reading all of Simple Truths books. From each one you take away ideas that will help you in your personal life or business. The same is with this one. We all have ideas, it is taking them to the next level that is often the hardest step. Reading about how Mac Anderson, Mary Kay, Ray Kroc, Sam Walton and many others took there ideas do the next level. Very inspirational book. I have enjoyed reading this book to my kids to let them know they can be anything and do anything with there ideas.
is currently empty