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A peacock in the land of penguins : a fable about creativity & courage

Author: B J Gallagher; Warren H Schmidt
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is a tale about the importance of being yourself. In it's third edition, the fable describes a peacock who struggles to be himself while surrounded by penguins who want him to change in order to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Fables
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B J Gallagher; Warren H Schmidt
ISBN: 1576751732 9781576751732
OCLC Number: 47775764
Description: viii, 158 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Ken Blanchard --
Part I. Peacock in the Land of Penguins --
Story --
Part II. Tips and Tools for Feathered Friends --
Are You a Peacock (or Other Type of Exotic Bird)? --
Survival Strategies for Peacocks Who Want to Stay Put --
Tips for Peacocks Who Want to Fly the Coop --
Strategies for Birds of a Different Feather --
Positive Penguinship: What Peacocks Can Learn from Penguins --
There's a Little Bit of Penguin in All of Us --
Part III. Ideas and Examples for Teaching Penguins to Fly --
How You Can Tell If You Work in the Land of Penguins --
Recognizing the "Quack" (Common Phrases from Penguins) --
Tips for Penguins Who Want to Change Themselves --
Tips for Penguins Who Want to Change Their Organizations --
Preventing Penguin Paralysis --
Care and Feeding of Peacocks: A Penguin's Guide --
Reports from the Field --
Part IV. Additional Resources for Peacocks and for Penguins --
Training Materials --
Merchandise --
Keynote Speeches, Training, and Consulting Services --
Story Behind the Story.
Responsibility: BJ Gallagher Hateley and Warren H. Schmidt ; illustrations by Sam Weiss ; foreword by Ken Blanchard.
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