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Betrayed: A Survivor's Guide To Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing

Betrayed: A Survivor's Guide To Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing

by Elaine Eisenman PhD, Susan Stautberg


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Betrayal comes in many forms. In the corporate world, there are big lies,
white lies, and lies of omission. In relationships, there are cheaters, two-faced lovers and friends, as well as out-and-out family fraudsters. The more trusting the relationship, the more devastating the betrayal.
What is it that causes us such deep reaction to betrayal? Why do we relive it with such passion and intensity?
Why does even the memory of a betrayal spark such feelings of shame,
anger, and resentment?
In Betrayed, Dr. Elaine Eisenman and
Susan Stautberg dive into over fifty true stories of betrayal to learn how to successfully handle the trauma in setbacks, overcome the urge for quick revenge, consider the possibilities of forgiveness, and most importantly, to set a positive path into the future.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781642251043
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Elaine Eisenman, PhD is the managing director of Saeje Advisors, a consultancy focusing on helping companies grow and scale. She holds a doctorate in industrial/
organizational psychology, and has over thirty-five years’ experience as a business school dean, independent board director,
executive coach, and business executive for public, private, and non-profit organizations. She loves being a wife,
mother, and grandmother.

Susan Stautberg is governance advisor to Atlantic Street Capital and a senior executive and strategist whose global career has spanned corporate, entrepreneurial,
media, political, and government entities,
including the White House. She is the former chair and cofounder of the
WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation.
She’s a mom, a widow, and founder of two international organizations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments XI

Introduction Why We Wrote This Book 1

Chapter 1 Why Betrayal Cuts So Deep 11

Chapter 2 Red Flags? What Red Flags? I Never Saw 'Em Coming 27

Chapter 3 Betrayed? Never Surrender Your Power or Your Soul 63

Chapter 4 The Family Business: A Hotbed of Betrayal 73

Chapter 5 Yes, Revenge Is Sweet, but Karma Is Sweeter 93

Chapter 6 To Forgive or Not to Forgive, That Is the Question 115

Chapter 7 Resilience-What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger 135

Chapter 8 Betrayal-Lessons from the War Zone 161

Epilogue 188

About the Authors 193

Contact Us 199

Book Club Questions 201

Bibliography 203

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