Practical, and in places downright funny, wall street journal, this guide offers:strategies on how to pinpoint and eliminate negative influences for goodIlluminating case histories from major organizationsA self-diagnostic test and a program to identify and keep your own "inner jerk" from coming outThe No Asshole Rule is a New York Times, compassionate, USA Today and Business Week bestseller.
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't #ad - The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, backstabbers, egomaniacs, jerks, tormentors, creeps, tyrants, despots, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work.
The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like DirtHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Sutton starts with diagnosis—what kind of asshole problem, outwitting them, exactly, sending them packing, are you dealing with? From there, evidence‑based, he provides field‑tested, and often surprising strategies for dealing with assholes—avoiding them, disarming them, and developing protective psychological armor.
Useful, evidence-based, and fun to read. Robert cialdini, best-selling author of Influence and Pre-Suasion . Clear steps for rejecting, deflecting, and deflating the jerks who blight our lives . . . Pink, and disarm assholes, outwit, best-selling author of to sell is human and DriveHow to avoid, from the author of the classic The No Asshole Rule As entertaining as it is useful, The Asshole Survival Guide delivers a cogent and methodical game plan for anybody who feels plagued by assholes.
The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt #ad - This book is a contemporary classic—a shrewd and spirited guide to protecting ourselves from the jerks, bullies, tyrants, and trolls who seek to demean. We desperately need this antidote to the a-holes in our midst. Daniel H. Ultimately, this survival guide is about developing an outlook and personal plan that will help you preserve the sanity in your work life, and rescue all those perfectly good days from being ruined by some jerk.
Sutton even teaches readers how to look inward to stifle their own inner jackass. An indispensable resource.
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the WorstBusiness Plus #ad - This book was inspired by the deluge of emails, research, phone calls, and conversations that Dr. They aspired to become or work for an all-around great boss, commitment, somebody with the skill and grit to inspire superior work, and dignity among their charges. As Dr. Sutton adds revelatory thoughts about such legendary bosses as Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, A.
G. These heart-breaking, inspiring, and sometimes funny stories taught Sutton that most bosses - and their followers - wanted a lot more than just a jerk-free workplace. Sutton digs into the nitty-gritty of what the best and worst bosses do, peers, a theme runs throughout Good Boss, Bad Boss - which brings together the diverse lessons and is a hallmark of great bosses: They work doggedly to "stay in tune" with how their followers and superiors, and customers too react to what they say and do.
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst #ad - If you are a boss who wants to do great work, what can you do about it? Good Boss, Bad Boss is devoted to answering that question. Lafley, and many more, and how you can implement their techniques. The best bosses are acutely aware that their success depends on having the self-awareness to control their moods and moves, dignity, to accurately interpret their impact on others, and to make adjustments on the fly that continuously spark effort, and pride among their people.
Now with a new chapter that focuses on what great bosses really do. Stanford professor robert sutton weaves together the best psychological and management research with compelling stories and cases to reveal the mindset and moves of the best and worst bosses. Sutton experienced after publishing his blockbuster bestseller The No Asshole Rule.
Beyond Bullsh*t: Straight-Talk at WorkStanford Business Books #ad - There's no greater contribution to operational effectiveness and success than conversations in which people with conflicting viewpoints discuss their differences forthrightly. Readers will be engaged and delighted as the text demystifies the obstacles to getting beyond bullsh*t and guides them in developing straight-talk relationships.
But it requires more than luck and willing people. Straight-talk at work! grumblings in offices everywhere suggest that we crave more, but don't get often enough of it. Culbert is convinced that straight-talk at work is possible. It also explains how telling it straight contributes to personal well-being and business success.
Beyond Bullsh*t: Straight-Talk at Work #ad - After decades of research and consulting, Samuel A. Straight-talk is the product of thoughtful, caring relationships, built upon trust and commitment. Beyond bullsh*t reveals the dynamics of bullsh*t and why it has become the corporate etiquette of choice. Further details are available at www. Straighttalkatwork.
The Schmuck in My Office: How to Deal Effectively with Difficult People at WorkSt. Martin's Press #ad - Narcissus-the condescending attention-seeker who carelessly steps on everyone’s toes - the flytrap-the bringer of chaos whose emotional instability causes an office maelstrom - The Bean Counter-the orderly perfectionist who never gives up control, even when it’s full-steam-ahead to disaster - The Robot-the unreadable stone wall who just can’t connect Sound like anyone you know? These are just a few of the more prominent types of difficult people at work.
She also makes readers consider the most difficult thing of all: despite where your finger may be pointing, sometimes you are the “schmuck”! Let Dr. Along with nailing down the various types, she looks at personality traits and explains how dysfunctional interactions among coworkers can lead to workplace fiascos.
The Schmuck in My Office: How to Deal Effectively with Difficult People at Work #ad - . In the schmuck in My Office, Dr. She helps readers understand schmucks as people, figure out how to work with them, and ultimately solve workplace problems. It’s hard to understand why schmucks act the way they do, but one thing is certain-they seem to come in all shapes and sizes. Jody foster explains the entire spectrum of people we may think of as schmucks, how they can decrease productivity, destroy teams, and generally make everyone else unhappy.
Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for LessCurrency #ad - They reveal how the best leaders and teams develop, spread, and instill the right mindsets in their people-- rather than ruining or watering down the very things that have fueled successful growth in the past. Wall street journal Bestseller"The pick of 2014's management books. Andrew hill, financial Times"One of the top business books of the year.
Harvey schacter, the globe and mailbestselling author, Robert Sutton and Stanford colleague, Huggy Rao tackle a challenge that determines every organization’s success: how to scale up farther, faster, and more effectively as an organization grows. Sutton and rao have devoted much of the last decade to uncovering what it takes to build and uncover pockets of exemplary performance, to help spread them, and to keep recharging organizations with ever better work practices.
Drawing on inside accounts and case studies and academic research from a wealth of industries-- including start-ups, high-tech, airlines, education, non-profits, financial services, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, and healthcare-- Sutton and Rao identify the key scaling challenges that confront every organization.
Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less #ad - They tackle the difficult trade-offs that organizations must make between whether to encourage individualized approaches tailored to local needs or to replicate the same practices and customs as an organization or program expands. They unpack the principles that help to cascade excellence throughout an organization, as well as show how to eliminate destructive beliefs and behaviors that will hold them back.
Scaling up excellence is the first major business book devoted to this universal and vexing challenge and it is destined to become the standard bearer in the field.
Working with Bitches: Identify the Eight Types of Office Mean Girls and Rise Above Workplace NastinessDa Capo Lifelong Books #ad - But you can usually sense when something's “off”—particularly if you're completely stressed out and hate the job you used to love. Dr. Fuller combines actual cases with tips that women can use right away to defuse even the worst situations. What do you do when the queen bee demands to know why you haven't written the report she never asked for? Or when the colleague who you thought was your friend takes sole credit for the project you worked on together?It's hard to speak out about catty behavior, especially when it's insidious or goes on behind your back.
Readers will learn how to deal with the eight types of “mean girls” they might face in the office and find powerful reassurance that they are not alone. Let's face it, manipulative, ladies: there are plenty of nasty, and destructive women in the workplace who fly under the radar while ruthless alpha males get all the bad press.
Working with Bitches: Identify the Eight Types of Office Mean Girls and Rise Above Workplace Nastiness #ad - In working with bitches, psychologist Meredith Fuller offers practical advice on how to recognize and manage difficult women at work.
The Young Professional's Survival GuideHarvard University Press #ad - Gunsalus offers questions to ask yourself, sample scripts to use on others, and guidance in handling disputes fairly and diplomatically. A nationally recognized expert on professional ethics uses pungent real-world examples to help people new to the work world recognize ethical situations that can lead to career-damaging mistakes—and prevent them.
Working With You is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at WorkBusiness Plus #ad - In this pragmatic, insightful guide, psychotherapist Katherine Crowley and business consultant Kathi Elster teach you how to eliminate your workplace woes step by easy step. The solution is simple: Take control of your own response. Through quizzes, case examples, and field-tested strategies, you'll learn how to handle any bad work relationship.
For anyone trapped in an energy-zapping relationship with a co-worker, boss, or subordinate, Crowley and Elster offer an exit strategy - a highly practical and easily implemented guide to making the situation workable. Publishers weekly if you find yourself frustrated with a colleague whose incompetence is driving you crazy, a boss who gets angry when you're not a mind reader, or an employee who challenges your authority, chances are you're caught in an emotional trap at your job.
Working With You is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work #ad - With your newfound emotional skills, you'll be able to: manage an ill-tempered boss before he or she explodesDetach from coworkers whose irritating habits ruin the dayDefend yourself from idea-pilfering rivalsGet out of the grip of toxic relationshipsProtect your work territory from "boundary busters"Break out of the limiting roles that box you inParent your difficult employees to get the results you want.
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The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the JobSourcebooks #ad - The namie's remarkably useful and concrete advice has helped millions of people, and The Bully at Work will spread their tried-and-true wisdom to millions more. Robert I. A landmark book that blazed light on one of the business world's dirtiest secrets, silent epidemic of workplace bullying that devastates the lives, The Bully at Work exposed the destructive, careers, and families of millions.
Sutton, stanford professor and author of The No Asshole Rule"Sheds light on one of the business world's dirtiest secrets - corporate bullying. Dayton business Journal"Filled with remedies for an ailment that is ravaging workplaces. Harvey A. This is the best book on what workplace bullies do and how to stop them in their tracks.
The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job #ad - In this completely updated new edition based on an updated survey of workplace issues, the authors explore new grounds of bullying in the 21st century workplace. Gary and ruth namie, build their confidence, teach the reader personal strategies to identify allies, pioneers of the Campaign Against Workplace Bullying, and stand up to the tormentor - or decide when to walk away with their sanity and dignity intact.
The namies' expertise on workplace bullying has been featured in such media outlets as The Early Show, CBS Radio, PBS, USA Today, The Howard Stern Show, NPR, CNN, and theWashington Post. Hornstein, PhD.
Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People: Over 325 Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases for Working with Challenging PersonalitiesAMACOM #ad - The key to a harmonious, highly effective work environment is not by ensuring you work among carbon-copies of yourself whose personalities never clash with one another or with you. And again. Instead, spotlight-hugging, whiny, most of us are going to work today with individuals who at times come across as incompetent, lazy, or backstabbing.
Instead, choose to deploy simple phrases to regain control and resolve conflicts. And again. Like it or not, the bulk of our waking hours are spent with people at work--people who can grate on our nerves. That pipe dream could not ever happen, nor would it result in a successful team collaboration even if it could.
Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People: Over 325 Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases for Working with Challenging Personalities #ad - Helpful features inside this practical and easy-to-use book include:• thirty common personality traits, behaviors, and workplace scenarios along with the phrases that work best with each • Nonverbal communication skills to back up your words • Sample dialogues that demonstrate how phrasing improves interactions • A five-step process for moving from conflict to resolution • “Why This Works” sections that provide detailed explanationsButton-pushing situations are going to come up today at work--and tomorrow too.
And then tomorrow we go to work with them again. With powerful phrases for dealing with Difficult People, anyone can learn how to confront head-on the difficult situations that can arise when dealing with these personalities, before they fester and spread.