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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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    Don Cook
    03/67/2012 03/08/2012
    • 5.0
    You Can't Send A Duck To Eagle School
    Terrific motivational tool for managers and supervisors!
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      Jim Gentil
      03/76/2012 03/17/2012
      • 5.0
      Highly Recommended
      I found this to be one of the best books in the series with it's many examples and concepts of how to be a better person. The chapter on Questions to ask yourself is worth the price. Read it - you will like it and learn from it.
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        Merry Haack
        03/90/2012 03/31/2012
        • 5.0
        You Cannot Send A Duck....
        The Samaritan Center in Austin, TX picks up the enormous slack our VA has here in Austin. We have the largest homeless population of veterans, suicide call rates are 450 per day, My son's VA mental doctor has 700 cases and no paper files and tells me he cannot put same on computer...they are overwhelmed and the Feds gave them a rebuke with litigation earlier this year. The Samaritan Center is saving our lives...they freely give real and compassionate counseling, biofeedback, Heroes Night Out, and acupuncture at lowest possible sliding scale. I choose to take whatever extra money I can scrape together to give not only the Veterans and Family members who come in but to uplift and empower the Center's Angels who serve as a mission...not a job. Angel hugs, Merry Haack
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          PW
          07/208/2012 07/27/2012
          • 5.0
          You Can't Send A Duck To Eagle School
          Great Book. It is good to consider you are who you are, as well as others are who they are. We are each unique and are not all eagles. Know who you are looking for and why.
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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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