The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary, written by motivational speaker, Mark Sanborn, is our Summer Book Club pick! It is about a mail carrier named Fred who loves his job and the people he provides mail service to, dearly. His passion for his career and the people he serves is so deep that he takes every opportunity he can to make a difference in their lives, and help them out.
Throughout this book, Sanborn displays the steps through Fred’s life to show that we can all take our ordinary jobs and lives, and turn them into extraordinary experiences. The four basic principles he uses are how to become more successful and build relationships, how to reinvent yourself constantly, how to make real differences every day, and how to create value for others without spending any money. Reading and understanding this book while applying it to our lives will make a huge difference. The Fred Factor can help us see the good in everything and find ways to turn everything into an opportunity. We too can be Freds! This is the perfect quick read for your busy summer.