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Friday Forward Book

A new book from Wall Street
Journal and USA Today
bestselling author Robert Glazer

Inspiration & Motivation
to Help You End Your Week Stronger
Than It Started

Praise for Friday Forward
“Bob Glazer leads from the heart. When the work week drags you down, his clear-cut advice can lift you up.”
Adam Grant

New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE and ORIGINALS, and host of the chart-topping TED podcast WorkLife

“Friday Forward is a vital leadership resource that can help every person, team or organization to build capacity and reach their full potential”
Alan Mulally

Former President and CEO of the Ford Motor Company & Former CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes

“Glazer’s collection of inspiring, thought-provoking stories gives the motivation and mentorship you need to build a more fulfilling life and career.”
Daniel H. Pink

Author of When and Drive

“Friday Forward is thought provoking and inspirational. It makes you want to be a better person, to disrupt yourself in ways you may not have previously considered. Reading from this book is the perfect way to start your day.”
Whitney Johnson

Bestselling Author of Disrupt Yourself

“Robert Glazer has spent five years sharing thought-provoking, motivational lessons to a global audience of business and thought leaders. With Friday Forward, he delivers 52 must-read pieces of inspiration to help you be your best and lead others to their full potential.”
Keith Ferrazzi

New York Times Bestselling Author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone

“Improvement starts when we become aware of where we need to grow and study people who inspire us. Robert Glazer shares 52 brilliant and thought-provoking stories that will motivate you to pursue your full potential and lead others to improve with you.”
Dr. Tasha Eurich

New York Times bestselling author of Insight and Bankable Leadership

Friday Forward is a truly amazing collection of ideas, advice, and essential learnings for work and life, sorted and organized in a quick and accessible format to help you make compounding progress each week.”
Tom Rath

#1 New York Times bestselling author of StrengthsFinder 2.0, How Full Is Your Bucket? and Eat Move Sleep

“Friday Forward is a rich collection of stories and essays that burst with insight and wisdom. But don’t just read this book – savor it and share it. Let it inspire you and all your colleagues to live and work at your very best.”
Liz Wiseman

New York Times Bestselling Author of Multipliers and Rookie Smarts

“As someone who values intentional and focused mornings, I highly recommend starting your day by reading and implementing the compelling leadership lessons Robert Glazer shares in Friday Forward.”
Hal Elrod

Author of The Miracle Morning and The Miracle Equation

“To make sustained change, we need to be deliberate about how we approach each day. In Friday Forward, Robert Glazer shares 52 examples of achievement and growth to inspire you towards taking action to improve your life."
Nir Eyal

Bestselling Author of Hooked and Indistractable

“Robert Glazer has built a world class Scale-up company by finding creative ways to challenge and inspire his own team—and hundreds of thousands beyond the company’s walls. Friday Forward shares stories of achievement, peak-performance and personal growth that anyone can use to improve their life, their leadership and their business.”
Verne Harnish

Founder of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and Author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)

“Robert’s exceptional storytelling brings Friday Forward to life with stories that will grow you as a leader and give you the insightful positivity we all crave. You won’t be able be able to put this book down!”
Marshall Goldsmith

New York Times #1 Bestselling Author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

"If aligning your great intentions with your actions are important to you - read Friday Forward. The signals you pick up from Bob's stories will give you the nudge of hope to take control of your story."
Bobby Herrera

Author of The Gift of Struggle and Co-Founder of Populus Group

“Friday Forward is the best way I can imagine to start your morning. In contrast to the negative news that fills our days, these real-life stories of achievement give the positive inspiration we all need, and will challenge you to improve for yourself and others.”
Chester Elton

New York Times Bestselling Author of All In, The Carrot Principle and Best Team Wins

“Robert Glazer's surprising and uplifting stories will make your week. Learn from the rabbi who faced down the Ku Klux Klan, an Olympic gymnast's legendary sacrifice, and a groundskeeper's beautiful legacy. Personal, practical (how to get kids to clean up their toys), and always inspirational, this Friday Forward collection is a rare treat from a lifelong learner.”
Safi Bahcall

Physicist, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Loonshots, Bloomberg’s #1 Most Recommended Book of the Year

"If you've ever stumbled, lost momentum, got distracted and found yourself not doing the thing you actually want to do, then this might be the book for you. Friday Forward is a year's worth of momentum."
Michael Bungay Stanier

Author of the Wall Street Journal Bestseller The Coaching Habit

“Reinvention is built on inspirational ideas and long-term commitment. Robert Glazer shares a full year of stories that have helped hundreds of thousands of people globally make lasting changes in their lives and businesses, and gives you the tools you’ll need to do the same.”
Dorie Clark

Author of Reinventing You and Executive Education Faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

“Robert Glazer has effectively written Chicken Soup for the Successful. Friday Forward is a definitive collection of 52 stories that will challenge and motivate you to hit the next level.”
Mike Michalowicz

Author of Fix This Next and Profit First

“While there is lots of great information published on the internet, there are very few weekly emails I read religiously and consider ‘never-to-be-missed.’ Robert Gazer’s Friday Forward is one of those rare ones. That he has finally put 52 of his favorite lessons into book form will make for a wonderful review for his more than 200,000 subscribers worldwide, and a 'resource of magnificence' for every new reader who makes this book their own. My only suggestion is to embrace its life-enhancing wisdom…and share it with others.”
Bob Burg

Co-Author of the Go-Giver Series and Author of Adversaries into Allies

“This is the best of Bob Glazer’s weekly wisdom, captured in an inspiring collection. His well-crafted insights help show us how we can, and must, elevate both ourselves and the people we lead to navigate our turbulent times. In Friday Forward, Glazer provides actionable motivation drawn from his own leadership experience in the voice of a sympathetic, knowledgeable mentor who wants to help you succeed on your own terms as you progress on your leadership journey.”
Stewart Friedman

Wharton School Professor and Author of Total Leadership

“Robert Glazer shares lessons to help leaders engage with their core values and lift others up. Leaders should read Friday Forward, share it with their teams and use its lessons to elevate their collective performance.”
Garry Ridge

CEO, WD-40 Company & Co-Author of Helping People Win at Work

Let Me Tell You
More About This Book

In 2015, Robert Glazer started sending a weekly note to his team of 40 at Acceleration Partners. Five years later, these inspirational weekly emails are read by over 200,000 people in over 60 countries.

Friday Forward is story of how any person can build their capacity, lead others to do the same, and inspire thousands of people without even meeting them. Too many of us are flooded negative, conflict-driven news—Friday Forward provides a better way to inspire others and lead a fulfilling, impactful life.

Robert Glazer

Robert Glazer is the founder and CEO of global performance marketing agency, Acceleration Partners and the co-founder and Chairman of BrandCycle. A serial entrepreneur, he has a passion for helping individuals and organizations build their capacity to Elevate.

Under his leadership, Acceleration Partners (AP) has received numerous company culture awards, including #4 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work, Ad Age’s Best Places to Work, Entrepreneur’s Top Company Culture, Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work, Great Places to Work / Fortune Best Small & Medium Workplaces, Boston Globe Top Workplaces. AP was also selected as a Forbes Small Giants.

International Editions

Note: Friday Forward is available for order in international hardcover, but orders may not be fulfilled to all global locations until October. To order the hardcover of Friday Forward anywhere in the world, with free international shipping, purchase from Book Depository.

You can also purchase English language copies of Friday Forward in the
following countries. Additional countries and languages will be added below
as they become available:

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