People Skills

Author: Robert Bolton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780731811281
Release Date: 2011-12-12
Genre: Science

A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love....You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other....Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you.... People Skills is a communication-skills handbook that can help you eliminate these and other communication problems. Author Robert Bolton describes the twelve most common communication barriers, showing how these ""roadblocks"" damage relationships by increasing defensiveness, aggressiveness, or dependency. He explains how to acquire the ability to listen, assert yourself, resolve conflicts, and work out problems with others. These are skills that will help you communicate calmly, even in stressful emotionally charged situations. People Skills will show you * How to get your needs met using simple assertion techniques * How body language often speaks louder than words * How to use silence as a valuable communication tool * How to de-escalate family disputes, lovers' quarrels, and other heated arguments Both thought-provoking and practical, People Skills is filled with workable ideas that you can use to improve your communication in meaningful ways, every day.

The 5 Essential People Skills

Author: Dale Carnegie Training
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781847379559
Release Date: 2010-02-18
Genre: Self-Help

Have you ever walked away from a conversation full of doubts and insecurities? Do you feel as if you've lost a little ground after every staff meeting? Most people are either too passive or too aggressive in their business lives, and they end up never getting the support, recognition, or respect that they desire. The business leaders and trainers from Dale Carnegie Training® have discovered that applying appropriate assertiveness to all interactions is the most effective approach to creating a successful career. The 5 Essential People Skillsshows how to be a positively assertive, prosperous and inspired professional. Readers learn to: •Relate to the seven major personality types •Live up to their fullest potential while achieving personal success •Create a cutting-edge business environment that delivers innovation and results •Use Carnegie's powerhouse Five-Part template for articulate communications that grow business •Resolve any conflict or misunderstanding by applying a handful of proven principles Once readers know and can employ these powerful skills, they will be well on their way to a new level of professional and personal achievement.

The 5 Essential People Skills

Author: Dale Carnegie Training (Firm)
Publisher:
ISBN: 1459675800
Release Date: 2014-02-17
Genre: Assertiveness (Psychology)

Have you ever walked away from a conversation full of doubts and insecurities? Do you feel as if you've lost a little ground after every staff meeting? Most people are either too passive or too aggressive in their business lives, and they end up never getting the support, recognition, or respect that they desire. The business leaders and trainers from Dale Carnegie Training(R) have discovered that applying appropriate assertiveness to all interactions is the most effective approach to creating a successful career. The 5 Essential People Skills shows how to be a positively assertive, prosperous and inspired professional. Readers learn to: * Relate to the seven major personality types * Live up to their fullest potential while achieving personal success * Create a cutting - edge business environment that delivers innovation and results * Use Carnegie's powerhouse Five - Part template for articulate communications that grow business * Resolve any conflict or misunderstanding by applying a handful of proven principles Once readers know and can employ these powerful skills, they will be well on their way to a new level of professional and personal achievement.

50 Psychology Classics

Author: Tom Butler-Bowdon
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
ISBN: 1857884736
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Psychology

Explore the key wisdom and figures of psychology's development over 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and a century of time.

Social Style management Style

Author: Robert Bolton
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 0814476171
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Business & Economics

In this business-oriented approach to interpersonal relationships, management experts show readers how to assess various behavior patterns and how to use that knowledge to capitalize on strengths, minimize weaknesses, and get desired results.

Working with Difficult People Second Revised Edition

Author: Amy Cooper Hakim
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101993118
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Genre: Business & Economics

A revised edition of the classic guide on how to best resolve conflict in today's technologically advanced workplace. Your work day is filled with them--people who frustrate, impede, maneuver, undermine, plot, connive, and whine. This indispensable guide details specific techniques for handling all of them, with easy-to-follow scenarios for every situation. Updated and revised to reflect modern issues including technology, generation gaps, and language barriers, this guide describes 10 kinds of culprits, from tyrants and bullies (regular and cyber) to the pushy and presumptuous to connivers and camouflagers; and offers helpful strategies and phrases for diffusing workplace tensions and effectively resolving conflicts. From the Trade Paperback edition.

It s the Way You Say It

Author: Carol Fleming
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781609947453
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Genre: Business & Economics

NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Speak Your Mind Effectively! The best, most direct way to convey your intelligence, expertise, professionalism, and personality to other people is through talking to them. But most people have no idea what they sound like. And even if they do, they don’t think they can change it. It’s the Way You Say It is a thorough, nuts-and-bolts guide to becoming aware and taking control of how you communicate with others. Dr. Carol Fleming provides detailed advice and scores of exercises for • Understanding how others hear you • Dealing with specific speech problems • Varying your vocal patterns to make your speech more dynamic • Using grammar and vocabulary to increase your clarity and impact • Reinforcing your message with nonverbal cues • Conquering stage fright An entire section of the book focuses on communication issues in the workplace—interviews, presentations, voice mail, and more. Dr. Fleming puts a human face on her advice through vivid before-and-after stories of forty men and women who came to her for help. “No other skills will position you ahead of your competition as much as good speaking and presentation skills. No book approaches the depth and breadth of Dr. Carol Fleming’s It’s the Way You Say It.” —Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and president of Fripp & Associates

Managing Group Process

Author: Marvin R. Gottlieb
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567205119
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Aimed at front-line and senior managers faced with ongoing reorganization and an increasingly reluctant workforce, this book examines what it takes to facilitate problem solving, decision-making, and workforce retention and commitment. Gottlieb explains that managers can most effectively facilitate by adopting a hands-on strategy for processes rather than tasks. This book describes the skills and tools needed for leading and managing groups with consistency, commitment, and courage. Six core skills essential to facilitating group processes are presented: DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Initiating DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Questioning DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Active Listening DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Responding DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Resolving DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Closing/Committing DEGREESL Gottlieb discusses the most helpful tools a manager can use for facilitation, including planning, organizing, and directing group processes. Ethical guidelines are provided in conjunction with a discussion of t

PeopleSmart

Author: Mel Silberman
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781609943721
Release Date: 2000-05-19
Genre: Family & Relationships

WE ARE ALL in the people business because we deal with other people all the time. But do you sometimes reach out to others only to find your efforts misunderstood or rejected? Do you wish your relationships with people close to you were more harmonious and fulfilling? PeopleSmart is a practical guide for anyone who asks these questions, which means most of us at some time or other. It reveals a powerful plan for making your relationships more productive and rewarding-whether they are with a supervisor and coworkers or a spouse, relatives, and friends-by developing your interpersonal intelligence.

Simply Said

Author: Jay Sullivan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119285298
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Master the art of communication to improve outcomes in any scenario Simply Said is the essential handbook for business communication. Do you ever feel as though your message hasn't gotten across? Do details get lost along the way? Have tense situations ever escalated unnecessarily? Do people buy into your ideas? It all comes down to communication. We all communicate, but few of us do it well. From tough presentations to everyday transactions, there is no scenario that cannot be improved with better communication skills. This book presents an all-encompassing guide to improving your communication, based on the Exec|Comm philosophy: we are all better communicators when we focus focus less on ourselves and more on other people. More than just a list of tips, this book connects skills with scenarios and purpose to help you hear and be heard. You'll learn the skills to deliver great presentations and clear and persuasive messages, handle difficult conversations, effectively manage, lead with authenticity and more, as you discover the secrets of true communication. Communication affects every interaction every day. Why not learn to do it well? This book provides comprehensive guidance toward getting your message across, and getting the results you want. Shift your focus from yourself to other people Build a reputation as a good listener Develop your written and oral communications for the greatest impact Inspire and influence others Communicate more effectively in any business or social situation Did that email come across as harsh? Did you offend someone unintentionally? Great communication skills give you the power to influence someone's thinking and guide them to where you need them to be. Simply Said teaches you the critical skills that make you more effective in business and in life.

Mastering Communication at Work How to Lead Manage and Influence

Author: Ethan F. Becker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071713450
Release Date: 2009-08-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Mastering Communication at Work is based on 45 years of research and working with over half-a-million clients around the world. From leaders of countries to leaders of companies to people just starting out in their career, Becker and Wortmann teach techniques that start with the essential wisdom of Aristotle and include the best practices in today’s global organizations. The book includes interviews with leaders who reveal the inside story of the communication secrets at: The White House Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Google Laszlo Bock, Vice President, People Operations EMI Publishing Big Jon Platt, President IBM Jeanatte Horan, Vice President of Enterprise Business Transformation Harvard Business School Tony Mayo, Director of the Leadership Initiative The New York Giants Peter John-Baptiste, Director of Public Relations Mastering Communication at Work provides clear, actionable advice you can put to use right away and simple drills to practice during your next meeting, one-on-one conversation—or even sitting at your desk. Use Mastering Communication at Work as your coach and you’ll see immediate results in yourself, your people, and your organization.

People Skills

Author: Neil Thompson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137467577
Release Date: 2015-04-16
Genre: Social Science

Whether it's managing people, taking care of others or working collaboratively in a team, so much of what people do in the workplace is dependent on their ability to work effectively with others. Now in its fourth edition People Skills provides an up-to-date guide to the knowledge and skills required for working successfully with people. Written with the accessibility and practical application for which Neil Thompson is renowned, this book is written for people at all levels. Whether you're a social worker, nurse, youth worker, a manager or supervisor, or in any role that involves working with people and their problems, this book will help you to develop your skills and improve your effectiveness. Divided in to three key areas of people skills development: • Part I highlights the importance of personal effectiveness; it draws on the key personal skills that are essential to working with people. This includes time management, stress management, being creative and building resilience. • Part II explores core interaction skills; it begins by looking at the diversity of the people we interact with and goes on to equip readers with core communication skills, including verbal, nonverbal and written. It also addresses complex tasks, such as managing conflict appropriately and successful interviewing. • Part III outlines the skills of intervention; it focuses on looking at what needs to be done and the necessary steps to make it happen. From developing anti-discriminatory practice to decision making and reflective practice, it focuses on problem-solving skills in the workplace. Packed with engaging features, each chapter includes practice focus boxes that help connect theory with real-life practice and exercises that stimulate and challenge the reader.

Improve Your People Skills

Author: Peter Honey
Publisher: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 085292903X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Communication in management

In this highly successful mini-encyclopedia on essential people skills, Peter Honey provides clear, concrete advice on how to: - assert yourself, empower others and satisfy customers - cut through game-playing and hidden agendas - release creativity, generate ideas and build on them to solve problems - prevent anger, boredom, guilt and other unwanted feelings - praise, criticise and negotiate more effectively - cope with conflict, bullies and (your own and others) resistance to change. Also includes a powerful diagnostic quiz to focus your thinking on the best places to start.

People Styles at Work and Beyond

Author: Robert Bolton
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814413425
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Why is it so hard to work well with and get along with some people? People Styles at Work....and Beyond presents a comprehensive, practical, and proven method readers can use in any situation. The book reveals the strengths and weaknesses of four different people styles, providing practical techniques that work both on the job and off. Now including all new chapters on personal relationships, parenting, and more, this is the ultimate guide anyone can use to enhance even the most difficult relationship.