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Alan Loy McGinnis

Alan Loy McGinnis (1933–2005) was a best-selling author, family therapist, business consultant, and popular speaker. After a twenty year career as a minister, he became a counselor and co-founded the Valley Counseling Center in Glendale, CA. In the 1970s, he began researching friendship and authored The Friendship Factor, published by Augsburg Fortress in 1979 and revised in 2004. A popular speaker, he also authored more than fifty articles and several more books, including Bringing Out the Best in People, Confidence, and The Balanced Life, all published by Augsburg Fortress.

Book List

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Release date: 
December 12, 2003

At the heart of each relationship, says McGinnis, is the friendship factor?the essential ingredient of warmth and caring. With captivating case histories...

Release date: 
January 1, 1987

Discover how you can: build inner strength, handle rejection, develop your uniqueness, keep your flaws in perspective, make friends with your body, find a place ...

Release date: 
January 1, 1985

Alan Loy McGinnis, author of the best-selling book The Friendship Factor, studied the great leaders throughout history, the most effective organization, and...