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An illustrated business fable that gives you the faith, courageand confidence to win in today's tough economic climate

Fear and uncertainty are staples of daily life in today'sstruggling economy. As bad as things can be, economic downturnsalso lead to new opportunities. It's easy to worry, give up and letfear paralyze you. However, you have more control than you thinkyou do and how you handle adversity is your choice-and the onlychoice that matters. In fact, study history and you'll find that alot of people and organizations made a name for themselves and grewtheir businesses during recessions and downturns. These successfulpeople and organizations all shared similar characteristics andtook similar actions to thrive while others merely tried tosurvive. You can do the same.

In The Shark and the Goldfish, Jon Gordon shares aninspiring fable about Gordy, a pampered goldfish who gets swept outto sea. Desperate for food, Gordy meets a kind shark who teacheshim the ultimate lesson-Goldfish wait to be fed. Sharks go findfood. Gordy also learns that the difference between a full andempty stomach is our faith, beliefs and actions. In the face ofadversity and lean times, this is a business fable that reinforcesa proven truth: You can't control the events in your life. But youcan control how you respond and in turn this determines theoutcome.

  • A business fable that teaches valuable lessons on theimportance of working hard, maintaining a locus of control andfocusing on positive choices instead of negative voices,
  • Written by Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The EnergyBus and The No Complaining Rule
  • Reveals how change is inevitable-but that you can make it yourfriend or foe.
  • Provides an action plan filled with tips and strategies tothrive during change and adversity

If you're facing tough economic times, The Shark and theGoldfish will motivate you, inspire you, and give you theconfidence you need to thrive during changing times.

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