CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work

Contents

Introduction

1. LOVE AT WORK

Jessie’s Glove Rick Phillips

Climbing the Stairway to Heaven Joanna Slan

“Whatever You Need“ Martin Rutte

All in a Day’s Work Naomi Rhode

I Heard a Little Voice Anne Walton

The Christmas Man Rachel Dyer Montross

His Life’s Work Wyverne Flatt

For the Love of My Father Rick Halvorsen

2. ON CARING

A Lesson from My Father LaVonn Steiner

Bringing Your Heart to Work Sharon Drew Morgen

A Pebble in the Water Sally K. O’Brien

I Just Can’t Believe It Mary Ann Dockins

Angel on a Doorstep Shirley Bachelder

Santa Comes to Joan Angela Barnett

The Arc Angels Jonathan Wygant

The Homecoming Jacquie Witherrite

Putting People First Robert Levering, Milton Moskowitz and Michael Katz

Justice That Heals David Lerman

“Thank You for Believing Me Well” Judy Tatelbaum

An Act of Kindness Mike Teeley

The Power of Being Human Robert R. Ball

The Youngest Cop in Arizona Michael Cody

3. THE POWER OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The Whale Story Charles A. Coonradt

Rich Beyond Measure Christine Barnes

Managing from the Heart Hyler Bracey, Jack Rosenblum, Aubrey Sanford and Roy Trueblood

A Lady Named Lill James M. Kennedy and James C. Kennedy

“Your Work Is Recognized!” Gary Hruska

Two Ripe Bananas Maida Rogerson

The Scrapbook Gina Maria Jerome

A Coach with Soul Darrell J. Burnett, Ph.D.

4. SERVICE: SETTING NEW STANDARDS

Banking at Its Best Sharon Borjesson

A Passionate Flight Attendant Glenn Van Ekeren

The Massage Is the Message Maida Rogerson

Not on the Menu Barbara Glanz

“Let’s Start Over” Richard Porter

“Ah, Bambini!” Editors of Conari Press

Beyond Order-Taking Art Turock

Customer Service Is Not a Mickey Mouse Affair Valerie Oberle

Pass It On Kenneth G. Davis, M.D.

Wednesday Mornings with Elvis Joy Curci

Holy Cow Dennis J. McCauley

A Million-Dollar Lesson Petey Parker

How to Keep Clients . . . Even When It Hurts Jeff Slutsky

Beyond Expectations Milt Garrett

5. FOLLOW YOUR HEART

To Have Succeeded Ralph Waldo Emerson

Making Bright Memories for Tomorrow Joyce Ayer Brown

I Found Myself Saying Yes Margaret J. Giannini, M.D

The Professor and Me Catherine Lanigan

I Never Write Right Linda Stafford

When Dreams Won’t Die Marilyn Johnson Kondwani

Debbie Fields Gets “Oriented” Celeste Fremon

A Walk in the “Woulds” Jeff Hoye

A Sign for Our Times Joan Wester Anderson

Sacred Stalls Marty Raphael

A Hug from a Teenage Boy Nancy Noel Marra

6. CREATIVITY AT WORK

The Adjustment G. Stillwagon, D.C., Ph.C.

Doing Good and Doing Well Hanoch McCarty, Ed.D.

Attention to Detail Bryan W. Mattimore

“Move Over!” Jeffrey Patnaude

Search for a Smile and Share It John Murphy

Time Out Martin Rutte

Poetic Vision John Lumsden

7. OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

How to Get Their Attention Dr. Ann E. Weeks

Attitude Is Everything Francie Baltazar-Schwartz

Leading the Charge! Mike Wickett

The Phantom John Scherer

Staying Motivated Mike Stewart

We Will Survive Beverly Sills

Credit, Not Charity Mohammad Yunus

The Question Bob Moore

Tony Trivisonno’s American Dream Frederick C. Crawford

The Great Dill Deal The Reverend Aaron Zerah

A Journey of Friendship Steven B. Wiley

8. ON COURAGE

Billy Jeff McMullen

“If I Were Really Important . . .” Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

That One Moment Chris Cavert

A Little Courage Goes a Long Way Sandra Crowe

It Takes Chutzpah! Jeff Hoye

A Captive Audience Neil Balter

A True Leader Martin L. Johnson

The Scoutmaster and the Gunslinger John Scherer

Take a Stand Denis Waitley

9. LESSONS & INSIGHTS

The Blind Man Helice Bridges

Dave Thomas Serves Up Advice for Graduates of All Ages Dave Thomas

The Uncommon Professional Kenneth L. Shipley

Stressbusters Tim Clauss

A Lesson in Leadership Michael Shandler, Ed.D.

Mother Knows Best Nicholas Economou

Why Coaches Really Coach William T. Brooks

Let Your Light Shine Nido Qubein

Spiritual Unfoldment at the World Bank Richard Barrett

It Is Later Than You Think Frederic Loomis

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Maida Rogerson?

Who Is Martin Rutte?

Who Is Tim Clauss?

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