Celebrate what's right with the world. [1 DVD]. Star Thrower, 2007. With Dewitt Jones. 22 minutes. [DVD675]
Synopsis: Dewitt Jones, photographer for National Geographic, shares his attitude toward life and the world. He describes principles that help us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for many of the challenges before us.
Fish!: Catch the Energy, Release the Potential! A 17-minute video with guide. Charthouse International Learning Corporation. 1998. [DVD515]
Synopsis: Shows employees how to generate the energy needed for a high morale work environment. Highlights four main concepts: play, make their day, be there, choose your attitude. FISH! also portrays the playful atmosphere necessary for creativity to flourish.
Fun is Good: How to Create Joy & Passion in Your Workplace & Career. [7 audio CDs]. 7 hours. Rodale: Emmaus, PA. HF5549.5.H85 V44 2006By Mike Veeck & Pete Williams. (unabridged version)
Synopsis: In Fun Is Good, maverick marketing whiz Mike Veeck presents his simple, no-fail formula for business success: Make work fun and you'll create a culture of creativity where the best people will want to work and customers will want to spend their money. At the heart of the philosophy is the need to reexamine the way we do business, from employer-employee relationships to customer service. The Fun Is Good philosophy not only has worked to make enjoyable evenings for everyone at his ballparks-full of laughs, zany promotions, and free giveaways-but it has also transformed a half-dozen money-losing or start-up teams into thriving $25 million businesses.
Gifts from the Mountain: Simple Truths for Life's Complexities. Eileen McDargh. [1 DVD]. 14 minutes. Star Thrower. [DVD737]
Synopsis: "We live in a non-stop world where the demands of a hectic life force us to move faster and faster. Join author Eileen McDargh in Gifts from the Mountain, ... , where she discusses six fundamental truths to help us deal with life's complexitites. We all climb some kind of mountain every day. By slowing down and considering our surroundings, we can better appreciate the journey, and lead more productive, positive, and purposeful life"--Container.
Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance. [6 audio CDs]. Simon & Schuster Audio: New York, NY. 6.5 hours. By Marcus Buckingham (unabridged version) HF5549.5.M63 B825 2007b
Synopsis: This book takes you through a six-step, six-week experience that will reveal hidden dimensions of your strengths and how to apply those strengths for maximum success at work.
The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up. [5 audio CDs]. 5.5 hours. Blackstone Audio: Ashland, OR.
By Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher. (unabridged version) HF5549.5.H85 G67 2008b
Synopsis: An in-depth examination of the power of humor and fun in the business world, based on groundbreaking research of 1 million employees by The Great Place to Work Institute. The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business: that leaders who are lighthearted earn more on average than their peers; that entertaining workplaces have more loyal employees and customers; and that employees who are considered humorous are vastly more likely to get promoted.
Little Things Mean a Lot: From Microinquities to Micro-affirmations. [1 DVD]. 25 minutes. With Brigid Moynahan. The Next Level Inc. 2008. [DVD701]
Synopsis: "The "little things" are behaviors we all use, intentionally and unintentionally. They can make our organization highly productive or erode it of its power, productivity and creativity. This program shows how the ways we value (micro-affirmations) and devalue (microinequities) our colleagues have a profound impact on our workplace and its effectiveness."
Whale Done!: The Power of Positive Relationships. [3 compact discs]. New York, NY: Simon Schuster Audio, 2002. 180 minutes. With: Tony Roberts.
BF503 .W48 2002