Summary of The Energy Bus

10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

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The Energy Bus book summary
In life, you get only one ride on the bus. Whether you enjoy your ride is entirely up to you.


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8 Applicability

6 Innovation

7 Style


Jon Gordon is a prolific motivational writer with a large, loyal readership. Like this one, his books offer practical advice and present universal themes in the form of fables. While the fable may be a little light, give Gordon high points for his advice. He provides 10 sensible, commonsense rules for approaching life with positive energy and ends with an action plan for putting them to use. getAbstract recommends this bestseller for its basic words of counsel, which will serve anyone seeking a more upbeat, optimistic and rewarding approach. It may not be ultra sophisticated or innovative, but it’s warm, sincere and helpful. As Gordon writes, “I have witnessed the amazing power of positive energy...deep down I know it matters and I know it works.” His rules will help you “cultivate positive energy in your own life.”

In this summary, you will learn

  • What the “Energy Bus” is
  • What the 10 rules that fuel positive energy tell you to do
  • How to apply these rules for an optimistic, upbeat life


Respect and Disrespect
Gather a roomful of your colleagues and ask them to greet each other in the most disrespectful manner – to speak with no regard for anyone’s feelings. Let everyone react to this unfriendliness for a few minutes. Note the emotional temperature of the room. Now, ask...
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About the Author

Jon Gordon also wrote The Carpenter, Training Camp, One Word That Will Change Your Life, The Positive Dog, The Seed, The Shark and the Goldfish, The No Complaining Rule and Soup.

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