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Attitude at Work: Media

Books, articles, and videos on attitude at work.

Audio CDs & DVDs

Accountability that Works! [1 DVD with guide]. 24 minutes. CRM Learning, 2003. [DVD601]

Synopsis: Provides everyone in your organization with the tools they need for a greater sense of empowerment, a higher level of effectiveness, and increased productivity. Allows viewers to observe these processes at a manufacturing plant, software design firm, and medical facility. Illustrates how to ensure every task has a clearly defined owner and agreement; empower all to keep agreements; hold others accountable for their agreements; be accountable without being defensive; learn from mistakes, continually improving personally and professionally.

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist. [5 audio CDs]. 6 hours. Hyperion Audiobooks: New York, NY.
By Michael J. Fox.
Synopsis: Michael J. Fox shares his personal outlook on maintaining the positive attitude that has lifted him through the difficult times. Fox shows us how to live a more appreciative and fulfilling life by recognizing the things we already have.
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Attitude Is Everything for Success. [1 DVD]. 66 minutes. 2004. Hay House. [DVD606]

In this live lecture Keith Harrell delights, inspires and informs his audience with a unique three-step approach guaranteed to give you an attitude tune-up that will stay with you forever.

For the Love of It. A 26 minute DVD with guide. Star Thrower Distribution Corp. 2007. [DVD242 2007]

Synopsis: Dewitt Jones, photographer for National Geographic, shares his personal observations on people's attitudes about work and the importance of a positive viewpoint. Highlights the perspectives of those who love their work and how anyone can learn to love the work they do.

Fun Is Good. [1 DVD, and guide with CD-ROM]. Carlsbad, CA: CRM Learning, 2004. 14 minutes. [DVD 011]

Note: The CD-ROM in the Leader’s Guide contains a PowerPoint presentation and video transcript.
Synopsis: An inspirational training program that helps participants understand the importance of making work fun, featuring the St. Paul Saints minor league baseball team. Emphasizes the significance of utilizing a positive attitude and finding passion at work. Key concepts: discover your passion, bring a positive attitude, show people you care.

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.

Lead Out Loud: The Secret Skills of Authentic Leadership. [1 DVD]. 83 minutes. Amanda Gore International. With Amanda Gore. [DVD416 2004]

Synopsis: With humor and exuberance, Amanda Gore shares insights on creating a positive spirit, enhancing communication, and promoting leadership. Learn how to inspire and enthuse others, the secrets of non verbal communication, ways to make people remember you and respect you, the process of communicating, how to be more authentic and connect with others, and how to program yourself for successful relationships.


Letting Go of What's Holding You Back. [1 DVD]. 67 minutes. Mayo Clinic. [DVD459 2008]
Note: Presented June 30, 2008 by Wayne M. Sotile.

Synopsis: Describes the effects of happiness on health, career satisfaction, and home life. Encourages engaging in life and work by countering the hassles with uplifts, protecting happiness, creating safe spaces for others, rethinking balance, and recognizing the value of what you and co-workers are doing.

Live Out Loud: The Secret Skills of Living Life to the Fullest. [1 DVD (70 minutes) or 1 audio CD (79 minutes)]. Amanda Gore. [DVD524 or CD62]

Synopsis: This humorous presentation encourages listeners to build healthy relationships, be positive, let go of things that can't be changed, encourage others, laugh, and love life.


Who Are They Anyway? : A Tale of Achieving Success at Work through Personal Accountability. [1 DVD with guide]. 17 minutes. Workplace Publishing: Carlsbad, CA. By B.J. Gallagher. [DVD442 2005]

Synopsis: Author B.J. Gallagher discusses personal accountability in the workplace and how employees may avoid blaming problems on others.

Why we do what we do, and how we can do it better. With Tony Robbins.

Young @ Heart. [1 DVD]. 108 minutes. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. [ML421.Y6 Y6864 2008x]

Synopsis: Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are focusing on preparing new songs, not an easy endeavor, for a concert in their home town.

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CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this poweful video with the Cleveland Clinic staff during his 2013 State of the Clinic address on Feb. 27, 2013.