Honesty Works! Real-World Solutions to Common Problems at Work and Home [NOOK Book]

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Steven Gaffney takes on the root cause of most problems at work and at home-- the lack of open, honest communication in this landmark compilation book, "Honesty Works!"

Office politics, internal conflict, drama, gossip, negativity, "Yes-people," back-stabbing, lack of appreciation, poor information flow, ineffective meetings and more have become the reality of the day-to-day business environment - and unfortunately, much of it spills over into...
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Honesty Works! Real-World Solutions to Common Problems at Work and Home

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Overview

Steven Gaffney takes on the root cause of most problems at work and at home-- the lack of open, honest communication in this landmark compilation book, "Honesty Works!"

Office politics, internal conflict, drama, gossip, negativity, "Yes-people," back-stabbing, lack of appreciation, poor information flow, ineffective meetings and more have become the reality of the day-to-day business environment - and unfortunately, much of it spills over into our personal lives as well. What's the common thread that runs through all these bothersome distractions? It's the lack of open, honest communication.

In this ground-breaking book "Honesty Works!" Steven Gaffney shows readers how they can eliminate many of the problems at work and at home by confronting difficult situations head-on and resolving issues through open, honest communication.

As the preeminent expert on resolving conflict and streamlining communications in the workplace, organizations across America turn to Steven Gaffney to help them identify and correct their internal communication problems. The creator of the landmark seminar "The Fish isn't Sick, The Water's Dirty," Steven Gaffney shows readers and audiences how internal communication problems can sabotage an organization from within. His teachings have empowered thousands of people to resolve festering problems and improve their lives both at work and at home.

"Honesty Works!" shows readers how to identify common work-related and interpersonal personal challenges that can be address and resolved by saying what needs to be said at the right time, for the right reasons and, most importantly, in the right way.

The real-life lessons in this book can help you:

Cut off gossip and get to the root of the problem
Improve listening skills to accurately understand what is expected
Effectively deliver bad news
Eliminate distortions, rumors, and hearsay
Get others to freely share their ideas
Rebuild broken trust
Create a safe, stress-free and effective work and home environment
Why You Need to Read This Book

Do you want someone in your life to stop talking and start acting? Do you wish people would keep their promises? Are you tired of complaining? Do you ever feel like you experience the same problems again and again? In this collection of his most sought-after strategies, communications specialist Steven Gaffney presents the proven tips and techniques that have helped thousands resolve the problems they commonly encounter at work and at home.

The strategies in this book are not gimmicky techniques that will ultimately damage your relationships and leave the people in your life feeling manipulated. These are honest solutions that honor individuals and enhance relationships. Whatever you're dealing with - whether it be someone who lies compulsively, a stalled career, or a corporate culture that squelches new ideas — "Honesty Works!" will show you that honesty really is the best policy.

What People Are Saying

"This book is a road map for communicating effectively on all levels. It's a message we should all strive to incorporate into
our daily lives."
— Bill Marriott, CEO, Marriott International
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148572497
  • Publisher: JMG Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/29/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 167
  • File size: 2 MB

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