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“Most of our questions are answered by this simple philosophy.”–Bill Danner

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At 211º, water is hot. At 212º, it boils. And with boiling water comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree makes the difference. This simple analogy reflects the ultimate definition of excellence. The one extra degree of effort, in business and life, can separate the good from the great.

In 212º Service, Mac Anderson covers the ten rules for creating a top notch service culture that any type and any size business can employ to take their service culture to the extra degree. Written with real life examples, this book will have your team excited and coming up with their own ideas to make your service culture the best it can be. This is a great way to kick off your meeting or new hire training followed by each employee reading and discussing this engaging book.

  • Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • Page Count: 110
  • Video Run Time: 3 mins
  • eBook Format: .epub, .pdf
  • Audio Format: mp3
  • Audio Run Time: 56 mins

Free Discussion Guides

Are you using 212º Service as part of your next training event or team meeting? Our free leader’s discussion guide is the perfect companion to the book and movie, and will help you get the most of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on:

  • Creating a common definition of 212º Service and a great service culture
  • Understanding key concepts such as becoming a servant leader
  • Defining a company vision that will engage the hearts and minds to deliver exceptional service
  • And more…

About Author

MAC ANDERSON is the founder of Simple Truths and Successories, Inc., the leader in designing and marketing products for motivation and recognition. These companies, however, are not the first success stories for Mac. He was also the founder and CEO of McCord Travel, the largest travel company in the Midwest, and part owner/VP of sales and marketing for Orval Kent Food Company, the country's largest manufacturer of prepared salads.

His accomplishments in these unrelated industries provide some insight into his passion and leadership skills. He also brings the same passion to his speaking where he speaks to many corporate audiences on a variety of topics, including leadership, motivation, and team building. Mac has authored or co-authored twenty-two books that have sold over three million copies. His titles include: Change is Good…You Go First, Charging the Human Battery, Customer Love, Finding Joy, Habits Die Hard, Leadership Quotes, Learning to Dance in the Rain, 212º: The Extra Degree, 212º Service, 212º Leadership, Motivational Quotes, One Choice, The Best of Success, The Nature of Success, The Power of Attitude, The Power of Kindness, The Essence of Leadership, The Road to Happiness, The Dash, Things That Grab Your Heart and Won’t Let Go, To a Child, Love is Spelled T-I-M-E, You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School, What’s the Big Idea?

What Readers are Saying

Average Rating:
5.0 (based on 42 reviews)

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Dr. A.E. Wright
04/97/2011 04/08/2011
  • 5.0
212 Service
loved it, will be placing it in our book club
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    Drake Saylors
    04/99/2011 04/10/2011
    • 5.0
    212 Degrees
    Such a real reminder about how just that "additional extra effort" can make the difference, can produce the pay-off, in accomplishment: 1 more sales call late in the day // 1 more phone call to either a customer, or family member //staying 1 more minute to hear someone's story to completion // 1 more handwritten letter // 1 more compliment(added to the 3 other sincere ones we're supposed to issue - EVERY day, right?) - you get the picture. All I have to do is begin counting to myself: "two-hundred & nine, two-hundred & ten, two-hundred & eleven..." and it sets my mind in a creative mode looking for that "one more degree" of SOMETHING, now. Wonderful stuff. Thank you for the resource.
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      Anonymous
      04/104/2011 04/15/2011
      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
      • 5.0
      212
      This is an excellent book. I highly recommend it for those that want to make a difference and not just be mediocre.
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        Catherine Clift
        05/134/2011 05/15/2011
        • 5.0
        Practical and Inspiring
        Wonderful book! Easy to read. I was so impressed I gave it to my boss
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          Betsy Gaskins Mcclaine
          09/258/2011 09/16/2011
          • 5.0
          212 Service
          Outstanding - provides focus and energy to elevate service excellence initiative - great DVD to convey message in brief 3 minutes. Inspiring to our team.
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