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How to Relax Without Getting the Axe

by Stanley Bing
     
 

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If business is a hamster wheel, what kind of hamster do you want to be? The one who runs all day long, huffing and puffing to keep things turning? Or the sleek and happy rodent who works in the corner office down the hall? Stanley Bing has seen the way the big furballs operate in good times and bad.

Core skills taught in this

Overview

If business is a hamster wheel, what kind of hamster do you want to be? The one who runs all day long, huffing and puffing to keep things turning? Or the sleek and happy rodent who works in the corner office down the hall? Stanley Bing has seen the way the big furballs operate in good times and bad.

Core skills taught in this book:

Delegation
Telling people what to do and having them do it.

Absence
Operating from the digital vacuum.

Abuse of status
It can be done.

Decisiveness
Even when confused.

Engagement
But only when necessary.

Step off the wheel.
Grab this book.
And relax.

Editorial Reviews

Don Imus
“Bing is hilarious!”
New York Post
“Nobody pricks corporate balloons better than Stanley Bing.”
USA Today
“A masterful curmudgeon who causes laugh-out-loud moments.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061340369
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/17/2009
Pages:
177
Sales rank:
797,795
Product dimensions:
4.96(w) x 7.16(h) x 0.60(d)

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Don Imus
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Meet the Author

Stanley Bing is a columnist for Fortune magazine and the bestselling author of Crazy Bosses, What Would Machiavelli Do?, Throwing the Elephant, Sun Tzu Was a Sizzy, 100 Bullshit Jobs . . . And How to Get Them, and The Big Bing, as well as the novels Lloyd: What Happened and You Look Nice Today. By day he is an haute executive in a gigantic multinational corporation whose identity is one of the worst-kept secrets in business.

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