Jon Gordon

Books by Jon Gordon


The Carpenter: A Story about the Greatest Success Strategies of All

Available in: Hardcover, eBook

Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet--filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all.

Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams.

As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure. Along the way he learns that there's no such thing as an overnight success but there are timeless principles to help you stand out, excel, and make an impact on people and the world.

Drawing upon his work with countless leaders, sales people, professional and college sports teams, non-profit organizations and schools, Jon Gordon shares an entertaining and enlightening story that will inspire you to build a better life, career, and team with the greatest success strategies of all.

If you are ready to create your masterpiece, read The Carpenter and begin the building process today.


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

Available in: Hardcover, eBook, Paperback Large Print, Compact Disc
Negative attitudes in the workplace cost businesses billions of dollars every year, but solutions are hard to come by. "The Energy Bus" is a business fable designed to shows readers how to find their inner motivation and pass that inspiring energy on to others.

The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges

Available in: Hardcover
An illustrated adaptation of the bestselling business fable, "The Energy Bus," teaches children the benefits of staying positive.

Jon Gordon Box Set

Available in: Hardcover
Inspiring fables to bring out the best in yourself and your team

The fables included in "The Jon Gordon Box Set" have inspired readers around the world. For the first time, eight of Jon Gordon's most engaging and powerful fables are together in one limited edition box set. The collection will fuel your life, work, and team with vision, passion, positivity, and purpose. Gordon's masterful storytelling and meaningful messages makes the set a perfect gift for professional colleagues, students, and families alike.

Jon Gordon has worked closely with numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, hospitals, and leaders in business and education to develop positive and high performing teams. His empowering messages are captured in the timeless fables included in this limited edition box set: "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy" "Training Camp: What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else" "The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work" "The Shark and the Goldfish: Positive Ways to Thrive During Waves of Change" "Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture" "The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work" "The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity" "The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All"

This powerful and inspiring collection of fables from bestselling author Jon Gordon features lessons and insight that will empower you to make positive changes in your professional and personal life.


The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
Sharing the simple yet profound message that negativity and complaining are sabotaging the people, culture, and success of far too many organizations, this book provides a powerful solution that works--a seven-day no complaining fast.

The Positive Dog: A Story about the Power of Positivity

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
An inspirational fable about a negative dog that guides readers to use positivity to reach goals in this delightfully illustrated business story.

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
This business fable by the bestselling author of "The Energy Bus" and "Soup" explains how to embark on a quest for meaning and passion behind work.

The Shark and the Goldfish: Positive Ways to Thrive During Waves of Change

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
"The Shark and the Goldfish" is a business fable that teaches valuable lessons on the importance of working hard, maintaining a locus of control, and focusing on positive choices instead of negative voices.

Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
Why it matters who's stirring the pot

Soup offers an inspirational business fable that explains the -recipe- you can use to create a winning culture and boost employee morale and engagement. The story follows Nancy, the newly anointed CEO of America's Favorite Soup Company. She has been brought in to reinvigorate the brand and bring success back to a company that has lost its flavor and profit and has fallen on hard times. Fatefully, while eating lunch at a local soup shop, Nancy discovers the key ingredients to unite, engage, and inspire her team and create a culture of greatness.

  • From the bestselling author of The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, and Training Camp
  • Find out how culture drives behavior, behavior drives habits, and habits deliver results
  • Create relationships that are the foundation upon which successful careers and winning teams are built
  • Features quick takeaways you can use to invest in your people, build trust, create unity, and enhance engagement

A turnaround tale like few others, Soup will inspire you to work in your own company to unleash the passion that delivers superior results.


Training Camp: What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else

Available in: Hardcover, eBook
In the spirit of his international bestseller "The Energy Bus," Gordon returns with another inspirational business fable filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in leaders and teams.