True Partnership: Revolutionary Thinking about Relating to Others

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The main reason people don't accomplish more at work and at home is that they don't focus on what matters: the quality of their relationships. In this book, an international business consultant discusses four beliefs that keep people from building productive and satisfying relationships: seeing oneself as separate and autonomous, feeling connected only through power and control, having an either/or, right/wrong mentality, and perceiving the world as fixed and predetermined. True Partnership offers a proven and ...

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Overview

The main reason people don't accomplish more at work and at home is that they don't focus on what matters: the quality of their relationships. In this book, an international business consultant discusses four beliefs that keep people from building productive and satisfying relationships: seeing oneself as separate and autonomous, feeling connected only through power and control, having an either/or, right/wrong mentality, and perceiving the world as fixed and predetermined. True Partnership offers a proven and effective method for improving relationships by reassessing these limiting beliefs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576751664
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 695,289
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Zaiss is an internationally known consultant, speaker, and trainer.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Revolutionary Thinking about the Nature of Our Relationships 1
1 The Drift and How It Shapes Our Actions 11
2 The Principles of True Partnership 29
3 Connecting: The Interdependent Nature of Life 47
4 Communicating: Transforming Relationships through Speaking and Listening 61
5 Expanding: Moving beyond Either-Or Thinking 83
6 Observing: What We See Depends on Who We Are 97
7 True Partnership Is an Individual Choice 109
References 133
Index 137
About the Author 143
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