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The Energy Bus Field Guide

Jon Gordon, Amy P. Kelly (With)

ISBN: 978-1-119-41248-9 December 2017 144 Pages


A Road Map for living and implementing the 10 Principles of The Energy Bus

The Energy Bus Field Guide is your roadmap to fueling your life, work and team with positive energy. The international bestseller The Energy Bus has helped millions of people from around the world shift to a more positive outlook; the story of George and Joy bus driver has resonated with people from all walks of life, each with their own individual vision of "success." This guide is designed as a practical companion to help you live and share the ten principles every day, with real, actionable steps you can immediately put into practice in your life, work, team and organization.  

  • Navigate the twists and turns that sabotage success.
  • Cultivate positive energy and bring out the best in your team.
  • Create a compelling vision for your life and team.
  • Cultivate positivity and remove negativity from your life and organization.
  •  Learn how every day people and organizations utilized the Energy Bus to create amazing success and results.

Filled with insightful questions, practical action steps, best practices and inspiring case studies you’ll be equipped to energize yourself and your team in new and powerful ways.  Whether it’s a family team, work team, sports team, or school team, everyone benefits from getting on the bus.

Introduction v

The Case for Positive Energy ix

Rule 1 You’re the Driver of Your Bus 1

Rule 2 Desire, Vision, and Focus Move Your Bus in the Right Direction 13

Rule 3 Fuel Your Ride with Positive Energy 25

Rule 4 Invite People on Your Bus and Share Your Vision for the Road Ahead 39

Rule 5 Don’t Waste Energy on Those Who Don’t Get on Your Bus 49

Rule 6 Post a Sign on Your Bus That Says “No Energy Vampires Allowed” 57

Rule 7 Enthusiasm Attracts More Passengers and Energizes Them during the Ride 69

Rule 8 Love Your Passengers 79

Rule 9 Drive with Purpose 91

Rule 10 Have Fun and Enjoy the Ride 99

Keep the Bus Rolling 107

Additional Case Studies 113

The Energy Bus Training Program 123

Acknowledgments 125

Other Books by Jon Gordon 127