Invisible Bridges: Building Professional Relationships for Results

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In professional life, relationships are crucial to success. John Ullmen, Ph.D. and Melissa Karz, MBA illustrate this truth in their new book Invisible Bridges: Building Professional Relationships for Results. Through an engaging narrative, the authors demonstrate the principles and practices of relationship building in professional life. The characters are imaginary, but their adventures represent challenges and opportunities that all of us face. The story is based on extensive research into what it takes to ...
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Overview

In professional life, relationships are crucial to success. John Ullmen, Ph.D. and Melissa Karz, MBA illustrate this truth in their new book Invisible Bridges: Building Professional Relationships for Results. Through an engaging narrative, the authors demonstrate the principles and practices of relationship building in professional life. The characters are imaginary, but their adventures represent challenges and opportunities that all of us face. The story is based on extensive research into what it takes to build, strong trusting relationships and networks. Anyone at any stage in their professional lives will enjoy the narrative and easily apply the wisdom and insights to strengthen their careers.

¿As a finance executive at the Walt Disney Company, the insights in this book have helped me tremendously¿I¿m giving it to friends and colleagues.¿ ¿Alan Guno

¿This is a 'must-have¿ book.¿ ¿Tony Drockton, William Gregory Mortgage, Inc.

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What People Are Saying

Alan Guno
As a finance executive at the Walt Disney Company, the insights in this book have helped me tremendously I’m giving it to friends and colleagues.
Tony Drockton
Tony Drockton, William Gregory Mortgage, Inc
This is a ‘must-have’ book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425706173
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/28/2009
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,436,535
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

John Ullmen, Ph.D. is known as a speaker, consultant and executive coach for cutting through clutter to target the most important actions for improvement. His book Don’t Kill the Bosses: Escaping the Hierarchy Trap co-authored with Sam Culbert, Ph.D., is in print in several languages. He has taught executives and graduate students from around the world in a variety of settings, including the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Institute for Management Studies. His education includes a B.S. in Engineering Mechanics from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from UCLA.

Melissa Karz, MBA is a highly sought executive coach, trainer, and consultant who helps highly capable people lead more powerfully and achieve results more rapidly. Her background combines organizational consulting with leadership development, training, and executive coaching. She earned an MBA from UCLA with emphases in human resources and organizational development. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times as well as Fortune Magazine. Prior to beginning her coaching career, Melissa consulted with PricewaterhouseCoopers to executives of major companies in healthcare, technology, consumer products, entertainment, and real estate.

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