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“Every chapter is like potato chips. You can’t just read one… Unbelievably engaging!”–Doug Westmoreland

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You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School is a must-have guide for every leader! This book will help you hire better people, become a better leader, get more done is less time, and ignite your team to perform to their highest potential. Mac Anderson’s storytelling writing style will teach you essential leadership skills in a memorable and entertaining format.

You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School has twenty-nine chapters, and this is just a sampling:

  • Change Is Good…You Go First
  • Burn Brightly without Burning Out
  • The Road to Success Is Not Always a Road
  • Attitude Isn’t Everything, but It’s Pretty Darn Close
  • You Only Get One Chance to Make a Good First Impression
  • If You Chase Two Rabbits, Both Will Escape
  • Leadership Would Be Easy If It Wasn’t for People
  • Forget Real Good…Remember Feel Good

“My goal with this little book is to share some of my ‘lessons learned’ in a brief but engaging way. Because so many times, it’s not what is said but how it is said that turns the switch from off to on.” ~ Mac Anderson, founder of Simple Truths

  • Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • Page Count: 126
  • Video Run Time: 3 mins 09 secs
  • eBook Format: .epub, .pdf
  • Audio Format: mp3
  • Audio Run Time: 1 hr 2 mins

Free Discussion Guides

Are you using You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School 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 out of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on leadership development.

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:
4.9 (based on 15 reviews)

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    Kristie
    12/340/2015 12/07/2015
    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
    • 5.0
    Highly Motivational
    This book is great in drilling down what is needed in your environment to be successful then hiring right to fit that need. Good support and reminders for those looking to upgrade talent and empower others to hire smart and train effectively.
      Bottom Line:
      Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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      rjg
      04/106/2015 04/17/2015
      • 5.0
      What a wonderful book to start your day!
      I gave it to all my teacher friends -- it is a joke about we have to be ducks so the book was very appropriate
        Bottom Line:
        Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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        Super Prof
        09/250/2014 09/08/2014
        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
        • 5.0
        Great Recognition Gift
        I teach a course in global leadership at a major university and give "You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School" to each student. This book perfectly reflects my fun style of teaching. It is the perfect thought starter (or reminder) for the busy person. It is a easy quick read and conveys as much as the thickest textbook
          Bottom Line:
          Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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          James Burns
          02/46/2014 02/16/2014
          • 5.0
          You Can't Send A Duck To Eagle School
          Great material. If you do not start with good potential, there is no way to make an eagle! All businesses who employ others should get this book and follow the instructions on how to make the proper decisions.
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            Robert Maddos
            09/247/2013 09/05/2013
            • 4.0
            You Can't Send A Duck To Eagle School
            First thing, the above name is wrong, so some cold uncaring system doesn't really want my opinion! So far the book is great, I'm scanning it during down time at home.
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