Be Nice (Or Else!) and What's In It For You! by Winn Claybaugh BE NICE (OR ELSE!) identifies the factors that keep people from being nice — and how to overcome them. It also offers insight and direction on how to:
- Defuse people and handle someone who is mean to you
- Create and expand your circle of nice
- Tell if someone else is genuinely nice — a 3-point test
- Become aware of the 13 things that can keep you from being nice
- Implement a BE NICE culture in the home, workplace, and community
And hundreds of tips and advice on how to be nice to everyone, including co-workers, family members, strangers, service people, the elderly, and even people who aren’t nice to you.
Get to know Winn
Since 1989, Winn Claybaugh has traveled extensively around the country working as an educator and consultant for several industries. He has been the National Motivational Expert for Paul Mitchell, the hair product company. He has worked with thousands of private businesses and their staffs, including companies such as Southwest Airlines, Vidal Sassoon, the Irvine Company, Fuddruckers, Entertainment Tonight, Mattel, For Rent magazine, Structure/Limited/Express, and many other businesses from hospitals to apartment communities.
Winn has been the owner of hair salons and beauty academies since 1983. He is the founder and co-owner of Paul Mitchell The School, which was ranked by Franchise Times as the 7th fastest growing franchise in the country in 2006. He is also the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) with foreword by CNN's Larry King, and the host of Masters Audio Club, a monthly audio program featuring interviews, success secrets, and business-building presentations by the best leaders in the salon and beauty industry.
Winn is widely recognized as a leader in his industry. In 2004, the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) named him to their Hall of Leaders for his outstanding contributions to the hair and beauty industry. American Salon magazine called him a "mover of mountains" and "Mr. Fix-it" in their November 1997 "Super Heroes" section, and Modern Salon magazine recently featured him in an article highlighting his Shot-in-the-Arm seminar. His previous book, Connecting to My Future!, is a success guide that helps people get focused and stay focused on the steps to creating the career of their dreams in the beauty industry.
Winn resides in Laguna Beach, California.