Transform your life, your relationships, and your career with 8 to Great

8 to Great not only changes behaviors, it changes lives. It empowers students to look at their options with new eyes and inspires them to practice behaviors that help them reach their goals and dreams. 

This is internal rather than external motivation, and results in classes that students love, look forward to, and turn into lifelong habits.  

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Now you can teach students the 8 life skills that the happiest, healthiest,
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“I cannot even count the number of times I’ve witnessed my students’ lives be transformed through teaching 8 to Great®. I’m so grateful to be able to share this process in my classroom!”

– Lindsay Buck, HS teacher, KS

The 8 to Great Difference:
Students learn it, love it and live it.​

  • Proven. Research has shown fewer failing grades, fewer discipline incidents, and improved test scores.
  • Process. More than just a list of positive qualities, it’s a formula for success
  • Practical. Hundreds of easy-to-follow scripted 20-minute activities that students and adults alike learn from and use immediately
  • Powerful. Students and adults agree,8 to Great is life-changing.”
  • Positive Attitude Formula. The FGH® formula is hailed around the world as the most effective Positive Attitude Formula ever written.
  • Popular. Students don’t just learn 8 to Great, they love it. When students love a process, they live it.
“Every day after class I go home and teach what I learned to my Mom and my sisters. It’s changing our family.”
– Manuel, 9th grader, MI
"When you guys say you're here to support us you really mean it! I asked for some help with planning and you scheduled a Zoom call right away to show me some options. It's so comforting to know I have that kind of support!"
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The 8 to Great
High-Ways teach...

  • ​Self Confidence/Self Respect
  • Respect for Others/Compassion
  • Responsibility/No Excuses
  • A Decision-Making Formula
  • A Patented Positive Attitude Formula
  • Skills for Becoming a Better Listener
  • The Definition of a Healthy Risk
  • How to End Rumors & Gossip
  • How to Persevere & Not Give Up
  • How to End Blaming & Complaining
  • Why Dreams Are as Important as Goals

“In all my years as a principal, I’ve never seen a stronger program for the emotional and mental growth of students than 8 to Great.”
—Suzan Morin | Principal, Alternative HS, NE

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8 to Great Book


This groundbreaking and practical book offers a simple, yet powerful, 8-step process for taking charge of your life and achieving your dreams.

In 8 to Great you will learn how the High-Ways provide a proven step-by-step process that helps you find greater happiness and success…proven by highly successful people around the world!

8 to Great will take you from wherever you are in life to where you want to be, providing a springboard into a new level of well-being and joy. 

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