Give the Holiday Gift of Self-Esteem to Your Loved Ones: ODT's Self-Esteem Passports Are the Ideal Stocking Stuffer

With the look and feel of a real passport, this booklet from is an engaging and upbeat resource for improving self-esteem - the "passport" to a happier, healthier life. Sections focus on the recognition of personal strengths, triumphs, and achievements -- the essential self-esteem catalysts. A great tool for individuals and groups, it also makes a fantastic holiday gift.

Amherst, MA, December 11, 2008 --( Kids need it. Adults crave it (or become workaholics to make up for what they don’t have). Employees with high self-esteem often are more productive and exhibit superior levels of performance. Top management experts such as Tom Peters and Ken Blanchard champion the need to foster self-esteem in American corporations. General Motors and Rockwell have adopted self-esteem enhancing programs for their employees. What can you do to boost the self-esteem of your loved ones?

The Self-Esteem Passport may just be the answer. This thirty page self-study course in self-esteem, published by ODT, Inc. of Amherst Massachusetts, makes the concept of self-esteem easy to introduce...even in the workplace. "Many corporations give them out to employees as a tool -- assisting workers to increase their confidence and self-esteem. Other firms use them as part of management training courses to reinforce the link between the manager's self-esteem and his/her use of effective management practices,” notes ODT's president, Howard Bronstein. Ann Hopkins, ODT’s marketing director for Educational sales says, “we’ve had these used in many junior & senior high schools…it’s a great pick-me-up and discussion starter…and everyone gets to feel good after inventorying their strengths.”

The Self-Esteem Passport leads the passport holder step-by-step through the process of creating a positive self-image. Acceptance of Faults, Sense of Humor, and the Power of Failure are three of its nineteen empowering sections. The table of contents and sample pages are on the web at The Passport is an easy, cost effective way for parents to introduce the topic to their adolescents and for companies to make a positive impact on their employees and the bottom line.

For grades 6 through adult, the Passport is 32 pages in a 3.75" x 6.25" format. The new edition includes a great collection of multicultural quotes. “What I treasure most in life is being able to dream. During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future,” says quoted Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú.

The Self-Esteem Passport is available from ODT, Box 134, Amherst MA 01004. Order from 800-736-1293 or from For phone orders the cost is $10 (pre-paid) including postage. Web orders are $6.95 each or a Gift Pack of 6 for $33.00 (S&H additional). Bulk pricing is also available.

Bob Abramms
Fax: 413-549-3503