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The Positive Dog Audiobook
The Positive Dog
Written by: 
Jon Gordon
Narrated by: 
Jon Gordon
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The Positive Dog Audiobook

The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity

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Publisher's Summary

Discover the benefits of being positive. We all have two dogs inside of us. One dog is positive, happy, optimistic, and hopeful. The other dog is negative, mad, sad, pessimistic, and fearful. These two dogs often fight inside us, but guess who wins the fight? The one you feed the most. So begins the story about a negative mutt named Matt and a big dog named Bubba who teaches him how to feed himself with positivity each day and in the process Matt transforms his own life and the shelter they call home.

The Positive Dog is an inspiring, heartwarming story that not only reveals the strategies and benefits of being positive but also an essential truth for humans: Being positive doesn't just make you better. It makes everyone around you better. Jon Gordon has shared the simple, powerful strategies found in this audiobook with Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, college athletes, school districts, and non-profits and the proof is in the countless success stories shared by Jon's clients.

The strategies in this book have grown sales, motivated salespeople, improved team performance, developed positive kids, enhanced careers, inspired promotions, improved marriages, and lead to greater individual and team success. For anyone looking to overcome negativity and challenges to become more positive, The Positive Dog provides the inspiration and action plan to feed yourself and your team with positivity. When you feed the positive dog and feed others, everyone benefits!

©2012 Jon Gordon (P)2013 Gildan Media LLC

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    Richard M. Ames 01-02-15
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    "Inspiring!"

    I keep returning to this simple story with it's powerful message striving to make it a habit-knit focus in my life!

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Amy 07-26-15
    Amy 07-26-15 Member Since 2013
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    "possibly the worst book I've ever read"

    While I appreciate the optimistic idea, the book is painfully repetitive, droning on the same point. Written as if for very young children, but not interesting enough for even their attention. I felt very annoyed after the read.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    AudioAddict 07-21-15
    AudioAddict 07-21-15

    I can find a book to love in any genre -- a beautifully written classic, an interesting mystery or sci-fi, a trashy romance. Bring it!

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    "Good info on how to be more positive"

    STORY - (self help) The author of this book uses a cute, short story about two dogs who live in an animal shelter to make his point. One dog has a negative attitude (Matt) and the other has a positive attitude (Bubba). Throughout the story Bubba teaches Matt simple steps how to be happier and more positive in daily life. There are many good lessons in the book, but the bottom line is that you need to continuously work at finding the good side of things and being thankful for them. The rewards are better health, less stress, being happier, attracting more friends, etc., etc. I don't consider myself a negative person, but I still think I will benefit from having heard this little story.

    PERFORMANCE - The author reads his own work, but I would have preferred a professional narrator. He does an okay job, though.

    OVERALL - Recommended for everyone. It's only 1 1/2 hours long and is a pleasant, easy listen. Audible categorizes it as a business/professional book, and I can definitely see how some of the advice would help in a business or team setting as well as for individuals.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ronnie L Greenville, Al 01-01-15
    Ronnie L Greenville, Al 01-01-15

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    "Well done."

    A great read and even better listen.
    easy to follow. a little to sappy at times, but a overall well done.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Jonathan Amerson 07-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Inspirational"

    I enjoyed the story and also the practical steps that will allow me to benefit from the teachings for years to come. Knowing is not enough we must apply.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Rae Valencia, CA, United States 02-09-15
    Rae Valencia, CA, United States 02-09-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Exceptional Book!"

    Great place to start on the journey of personal growth! Great for teams who have many different types of people on them.

    15 of 20 people found this review helpful
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    Halle Scott 04-24-15
    Halle Scott 04-24-15 Listener Since 2009
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    "straight forward, happy book"
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    This was a easy listen, and a simple reminder to own your actions and vibes. The chapters are short, so you get a positive message in short period of time without trying to recall where you left off.

    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Yvonne Schaefer ORLANDO, FLORIDA, US 06-19-15
    Yvonne Schaefer ORLANDO, FLORIDA, US 06-19-15
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    "Simple to understand"

    I love John Gordon's voice. The conversations with Matt and Bubba are awesome! The humor keeps you engaged.

    8 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    T. Green 02-16-15
    T. Green 02-16-15
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    "Outstanding book. Simple solutions"

    This was an excellent book. I strongly recommend this book for everyone. Excellent story Jon

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Cindy L. Sheppard Pennsylvania 09-13-15
    Cindy L. Sheppard Pennsylvania 09-13-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Very disappointing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Nothing.


    Has The Positive Dog turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    It might have been okay if I were 12 years old with no life experiences.


    Any additional comments?

    This was very disappointing book. It was very shallow and written for an immature audience.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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