People Styles at Work -- And Beyond: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better

People Styles at Work -- And Beyond: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better

People Styles at Work -- And Beyond: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better

People Styles at Work -- And Beyond: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better

Synopsis

Why is it so hard to work well with some people? People Styles at Work... and Beyond presents a comprehensive, practical, and proven method readers can use to:




recognize how they come across to other coworkers

• read others' body language and behavior to identify the best ways to work with them

• make small adjustments that will dramatically increase the quality and productivity of their interactions

• find common ground with different people while retaining their individuality

• relate less defensively and more effectively - no matter how others act


The book reveals the strengths and weaknesses of four different people styles, providing practical techniques that work both on the job and off. Now including all new material on personal relationships, parenting, and more, this is the ultimate guide anyone can use to enhance even the most difficult relationships.

Excerpt

As long as you live, you’ll have at least some unwelcome and unproductive friction with others. There are difficulties to be worked through in the best of relationships. In more troubled ones, people problems undermine productivity, erode friendships, and stress families.

Of all the problems we face, people problems are often the toughest to solve. Difficult as task problems may be, most of us would choose them over people problems. Besides, when a task problem is especially difficult, one or more painful people problems are often at the heart of it.

People problems tend to take the greatest toll on us personally. They produce significant emotional wear and tear. They disturb our sleep. Too often, people problems drag on endlessly and continue to deteriorate over time.

PEOPLE ARE DIFFERENT FROM EACH OTHER
IN FUNDAMENTAL WAYS

It’s no wonder that everyone has people problems. Psychological researchers discovered that 75 percent of the population is significantly . . .

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