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Denis E. Waitley (born 1933), is an American motivational speaker and writer, [1 ] consultant and best-selling author.
Waitley was a member on the Usana Health Sciences board of directors until 2007, when it emerged that he had lied about holding a Master's degree from the
U.S. Naval Academy, and held a PhD from an unaccredited diploma mill. He was a founding member of the [2 ] National Council for Self-Esteem. [3 ]
He has authored 16 books and has released hundreds of audio lectures.
Résumé Controversy [ edit ]
In 2007, Waitley withdrew his renomination to the
board of directors of Usana and announced his retirement from the company, after it was discovered that he did not have a Master's degree he had claimed to have from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. [4 ] In addition to this USANA informed the [5 ] that they were unable to verify Waitley's Wall Street Journal Ph.D. from the unaccredited La Jolla University. [6 ]
The Psychology of Winning Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, (1995) ISBN 0-425-09999-7, 192 pages
Seeds of Greatness Simon & Schuster, (1983) ISBN 0-671-49936-X,
New Dynamics of Winning: Gain the Mind-Set of a Champion for Unlimited Success in Business and Life HarperCollins Publishers, (1995) ISBN 0-688-14227-3, 224 pages
The Dragon And The Eagle
Safari to the Soul Éditions GoTopShape, (2004) ISBN 2-923209-03-6,
The Seeds of Greatness Treasury
The Psychology of Winning for Women 271 pages, (1999) ISBN 1-890009-13-X,
Being the Best Simon & Schuster, Limited, (1988) ISBN 0-671-70167-3,
The Winners Edge: The Critical Attitude of Success Berkley Books, (1985) ISBN 0-425-08282-2, 183 pages
The Joy of Working Ballantine Books, (1986) ISBN 0-345-33487-6, 320 pages ( http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl/9780345465238.html)
The New Dynamics of Goal Setting: Flextactics for a Fast-changing World HarperCollins, (1996) ISBN 0-688-12668-5, 177 pages
Psychology of Success: Developing Your Self-esteem Irwin Career Education Division, (1996) ISBN 0256194777, 288 pages
Quantum Fitness: Breakthrough to Excellence Pocket Books (Mm), (1986) ISBN 0-671-61825-3,
Empires of the Mind: Lessons to Lead and Succeed in a Knowledge-based World W. Morrow, (1995) ISBN 0-688-14033-5, 266 pages
CDs and Audio books [ edit ]
The Winning Generation
The Subliminal Winner
The Seeds of Greatness System
The Seven Sacred Truths
Empires Of The Mind
How to Handle Conflict and Manage Anger
The New Dynamics of Goal Setting
References [ edit ]
^ Polk, Laffoon (September 11, 1988). "Self-esteem Sells Well in Pop-psych marketing". The Miami Herald. p. 2G.
^ Fantin, Linda (April 1, 2007). "Report Challenges Record of Former Usana Official" . Retrieved . August 15, 2011
^ Waitley, Denis (1995). Empires of the Mind. HarperCollins. p. 82. ISBN 0-688-14763-1.
^ Winstein, Keith J. (March 31, 2007). "Credentials Flap Sends Usana Shares Down 7%". Wall Street Journal . Retrieved . August 15, 2011
^ Bauder, Don (September 13, 2007). "Pyramin, Phony Bios". San Diego Reader.
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