The Fred Factor

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Random House, Dec 26, 2008 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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Mark Sanborn met his postman, Fred, just after he moved to Denver. Fred knocked on his door, introduced himself and welcomed him to the neighbourhood. He also asked Sanborn about himself and how he wanted his mail handled while he was away. Needless to say, Sanborn was shocked. He asked Fred more about his job and how he approached it. Fred's answers inspired him to develop motivational seminars promoting Fred's attitude and approach to life. To embody the Fred philosophy is to realise and practise that:--Everyone can make a difference--Success is built on good relationships--You must continually create value for others and it doesn't have to cost anything--You can reinvent yourself whenever you want. In this succinct and inspiring guide, Sanborn shows us how we can all truly make a difference everyday and become a 'Fred', as well as how to recognise, reward and attract Freds into our lives.

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Worth the read!!Provides insights into the right way to approach life to make it rewarding and satisfying.Highly recommended for all ages to read. Read full review

User Review  - Charlie Turner -

Excellent book, great true story of how being the best you can be makes a difference. We have given several copies to people we have come in contact with that we believe are "freds". Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Mark Sanborn is President of Sanborn and Associates, Inc. an idea studio for leadership. He has researched the qualities for leadership for over thirty years and has given seminars around the world to Fortune 500 companies, universities, associations and churches.