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This mini-book features Murphy, a cartoon character the author developed with cartoonist Frank Taylor. David Williams has used Murphy many times in the training room and in his publications. He pops up to put a smile on people’s faces, always with one of those ironic maxims that send up business and office life. Above all, Murphy reminds us of what conductor and motivational speaker Benjamin Zander calls Rule number 6: “Don’t take yourself so goddam seriously.”
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Overview

This mini-book features Murphy, a cartoon character the author developed with cartoonist Frank Taylor. David Williams has used Murphy many times in the training room and in his publications. He pops up to put a smile on people’s faces, always with one of those ironic maxims that send up business and office life. Above all, Murphy reminds us of what conductor and motivational speaker Benjamin Zander calls Rule number 6: “Don’t take yourself so goddam seriously.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149721696
  • Publisher: David Williams
  • Publication date: 6/19/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 838 KB

Meet the Author

For many years David Williams trained and facilitated groups across the UK, becoming well known for his dynamic methods of enrolling and involving seminar participants, learning groups, workshop and conference audiences. In recent years he has focused particularly on coaching other facilitators in partnership working and how to engage with groups.

He has worked with some of the world’s best-known platform speakers such as Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Tom Peters, Warren Bennis and Benjamin Zander. His pioneering work on promoting best practice in the North of England, involving over 3,000 individuals and organizations, received widespread recognition. It featured in the MCA Business Book of the Year 'Becoming World Class' by Clive Morton and in Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s book, 'World Class'.

David has worked with many organizations and partnerships in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He has helped establish regional business and community development programmes, and strategic programmes using a creative teamwork approach across individual organizations. He has worked with local authorities and partnership groups far and wide on partnership working and all aspects of soft skills, communication, relationships and strategy.

David has written and produced a wealth of material for publications, video, audio, TV and radio broadcasting, including the critically acclaimed motivational video 'Benjamin Zander: Conducting Business'. His work on networking was featured in the BBC video series 'Biz Vision'. He is the author and producer of 'Spectrum', an interactive CD-ROM for trainers and facilitators and' Partnership Works', an interactive CD-ROM for partnership enablers and groups.
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