Sacred Bull: The Inner Obstacles That Hold You Back at Work and How to Overcome Them

Sacred Bull: The Inner Obstacles That Hold You Back at Work and How to Overcome Them

by Albert J. Bernstein, Sydney Craft Rozen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471598367
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/23/1994
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

ALBERT J. BERNSTEIN is a business consultant and practicing psychotherapist. Dr. Bernstein is the coauthor of Dinosaur Brains: Dealing with All Those Impossible People at Work and Neanderthals at Work: How People and Politics Can Drive You Crazy... and What You Can Do About Them. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife Luahna and their two children, Jessica and Joshua.

SYDNEY CRAFT ROZEN is the President of Midnight Writer, and is a professional writer and editor. She is the coauthor of Dinosaur Brains: Dealing with All Those Impossible People at Work and Neanderthals at Work: How People and Politics Can Drive You Crazy... and What You Can Do About Them and of Taming the Dragon in Your Child (with Meg Eastman). She lives in Bothell, Washington, with her husband Lee and their two children, Geoff and Amanda.

Table of Contents

Watch Out for the Bull.

The Bull of Denial: I Don't See the Problem, So It Isn't There.

The Bull of Blind Spots and Shortcuts: What I Don't Like Can't Be Important.

The Bull of Self-Interest: Look Out for Number One.

The Bull of Mind Reading: People Should Know Without Being Told.

The Bull of Blame: It Has to Be Somebody's Fault.

The ''Nice'' Bull: Avoid Conflict at All Cost.

The Bull of Perfection: If It's Not Perfect, It's Nothing.

The Bull of Fairness: I Don't Need to Negotiate for What I Want—I Just Want Fairness!.

The Bull of Excuses: There's a Good Reason!.

The ''Right'' Bull: There's a Right Way and a Wrong Way—My Way Is Right.

Protecting Yourself from Sacred Bulls.

Index.

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