Business Book Summaries: Relationships http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:00:27 -0500 Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:09:10 -0500 Coaching Up! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching <div>Author: Fliegel, Jordan | Lancaster, Kathleen Landis</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Skilled coaches inspire those they care about most to achieve their highest goals. In <strong>Coaching Up!</strong>, former professional basketball player, longtime coach, entrepreneur, and startup advisor and investor...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Engagement http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/engagement <div>Author: Bolman, Lee G. | Gallos, Joan V.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In<strong> Engagement</strong>, Lee G. Bolman and Joan V. Gallos help professionals to succeed as they navigate the pitfalls of difficult workplace relationships. They present a series of insightful strategies through...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/influence-0 <div>Author: Cass, Warren</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>You might have an excellent idea, proposal, or business venture, but it’s not likely to succeed unless you can convince others of its value. In<strong> Influence</strong>, author and entrepreneur Warren Cass explains...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Awakening Compassion at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/awakening-compassion-work <div>Author: Worline, Monica C. | Dutton, Jane E.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In<strong> Awakening Compassion at Work</strong>, Monica C. Worline and Jane E. Dutton examine the effects of suffering in the workplace, and why it has been marginalized. Their two decades of research in the field...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Winning Well http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/winning-well <div>Author: Hurt, Karin | Dye, David</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In<strong> Winning Well</strong>, Karin Hurt and David Dye explain that the best managers are those who are self-assured enough to relish challenges, but humble enough to understand that they cannot achieve anything...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-dealing-conflict <div>Author: Gallo, Amy</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Conflict at work is not inherently a bad thing. It can help teams and individuals grow and innovate. However, conflict managed badly can be extremely destructive—wreaking havoc on relationships, careers, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Relationship Engine http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/relationship-engine <div>Author: Wallace, Ed</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Every leader’s dream is getting people to commit to his or her mission and collaborate to achieve results. Strong business relationships are the catalyst that drives performance. But most leaders leave business...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Non-Negotiable http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/non-negotiable <div>Author: Silverstein, Sam</div> <div>Publisher: Sound Wisdom</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Non-Negotiable</strong> by Sam Silverstein profiles J. Pat Hickman, the CEO of Happy State Bank. Hickman transformed a small, local bank into an institution with over $2.5 billion in assets without compromising...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Anatomy of Peace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/anatomy-peace <div>Author: Institute, The Arbinger</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong style="font-size: 12px;">The Anatomy of Peace</strong><span style="font-size: 12px;">, The Arbinger Institute presents a conflict-resolution strategy that requires understanding the impact of viewing others...</span></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Mentor Myth http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mentor-myth <div>Author: Carreau, Debby</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Mentor Myth</strong> by Debby Carreau pokes a hole in the theory that having a mentor is essential for growing professionally and reaching the top rungs of the corporate ladder. The word “mentor” is an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Humans Are Underrated http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/humans-are-underrated <div>Author: Colvin, Geoff</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Humans Are Underrated</strong>, Geoff Colvin explains that computers are becoming increasingly more powerful and are performing many jobs more efficiently, more effectively, and less expensively than humans...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power of Peers http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-peers <div>Author: Shapiro, Leon | Bottary, Leo</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As Leon Shapiro and Leo Bottary explain in <strong>The Power of Peers</strong>, isolation can be detrimental to a CEO’s effectiveness in today’s fast-paced business world. The solution to CEO isolation lies in working...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Connection Culture http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/connection-culture <div>Author: Lee Stallard, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: ATD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Vision + Value + Voice = Connection is the basic formula for success in Michael Lee Stallard’s<strong> Connection Culture</strong>. Organizations with strong connection cultures have a competitive advantage because...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Workplace Poker http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/workplace-poker <div>Author: Rust, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph"><strong>Workplace Poker</strong>&nbsp;by Dan Rust provides a toolkit for successfully playing the political game in the workplace. Rust demonstrates how to apply effective, proven strategies to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships From Me to We http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/me-we <div>Author: Garner, Janine</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>From Me to We</strong>, Janine Garner highlights the advantages of moving from a singular&nbsp;<em>Me environment</em>, which focuses on individual skills, roles, responsibilities...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/essential-workplace-conflict-handbook <div>Author: Mitchell, Barbara | Gamlem, Cornelia</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Wherever there is people, there will inevitably be conflict, because all people are different. Properly handled, conflict can spark creative solutions to problems, foster innovative thinking, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Return on Character http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/return-character <div>Author: Kiel, Fred</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>Return on Character</strong>, Fred Kiel provides evidence that the character of leaders has a direct impact on the success of their organizations. Between 2006 and 2013, Kiel...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Genius of Opposites http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/genius-opposites <div>Author: Kahnweiler, PhD, Jennifer B.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>The Genius of Opposites</strong>, Jennifer B. Kahnweiler explores the importance of building relationships in the workplace. Using interviews from over 40 introvert/extrovert...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The End of Absence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/end-absence <div>Author: Harris, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: The Penguin Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In an always-on, constantly connected digital environment, the appreciation of solitude is becoming a dying art. Yet some of life's richest rewards result from periods of solitude -- or what...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Getting to Yes with Yourself http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/getting-yes-yourself <div>Author: Ury, William</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Individuals negotiate every day—with their spouses, their children, their coworkers, their clients, and others. All too often, people view negotiations as situations in which one party wins and the other loses. William...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Adversaries into Allies http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/adversaries-allies <div>Author: Burg, Bob</div> <div>Publisher: Portfolio/Penguin</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Adversaries into Allies</strong>, Bob Burg coaches people on controlling their emotional reactions and using carefully thought out responses to become Ultimate Influencers. Burg’s vision of an influencer is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Culture Map http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/culture-map <div>Author: Meyer, Erin</div> <div>Publisher: PublicAffairs</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Changing business environments have prompted businesses in every sector to create multinational and multicultural teams. However, the benefits of these teams, such as creativity and a better understanding of global...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships All In http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/allin <div>Author: Levs, Josh</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>America fancies itself the country of “family values,” yet modern workplace policies continue to leave families by the wayside. In <strong>All In</strong>, Josh Levs performs an extensive analysis of America’s family...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Ego vs. EQ http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ego-vs-eq <div>Author: Shirkani, Jen</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Ego vs. EQ</strong>, Jen Shirkani demonstrates that leaders with high emotional intelligence (EQ) display situational awareness and emotional connectedness, which are two vital skills for building employee...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Got Your Attention? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/got-your-attention <div>Author: Horn, Sam</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Contemporary culture is more impatient, distracted, and disconnected than ever before. In <strong>Got Your Attention?</strong>, Sam Horn demonstrates how to earn the attention and trust of coworkers, decision makers,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships HBR Guide to Negotiating http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-negotiating <div>Author: Weiss, Jeff</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Professionals constantly find themselves in situations requiring negotiation, but only those who are the most prepared and the most creative achieve the outcomes they desire. In <strong>HBR Guide to Negotiating...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Like Switch http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/switch <div>Author: Schafer, Jack | Karlins, Marvin</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Like Switch</strong>, former FBI Special Agent Jack Schafer and author Marvin Karlins offer proven techniques for reading people, developing mutually beneficial friendships, and influencing how people...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Widgets http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/widgets <div>Author: Wagner, Rodd</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Widgets</strong>, Rodd Wagner argues that the social contract between people and where they work has changed over time. Companies can no longer treat their employees like unimportant widgets, or cogs in the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Deal with Difficult People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-deal-difficult-people <div>Author: Hasson, Gill</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As social beings, people enjoy being with others who are likeable and easy to get along with. Happiness and positivity depend on the relationships people have with others. Unfortunately, some people strive to be...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships HBR Guide to Office Politics http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-office-politics <div>Author: Dillon, Karen</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Every office is political, and every worker must engage in office politics. Instead of getting involved in gossip and backstabbing, workers can choose to be constructive. Workers who stay out of the fray completely...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power of Noticing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-noticing <div>Author: Bazerman, Max H.</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Major national calamities, economic crises, loss of lives, and bad business decisions often have one thing in common: the inability or predisposed disinclination to notice important key factors that put lives,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Gen Z Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/gen-z-effect <div>Author: Koulopoulos, Thomas | Keldsen, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Gen Z (the generation born ten years before or after 2005) is changing the world. In <strong>The Gen Z Effect</strong>, however, Thomas Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen show how a person’s year of birth does not need to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Resolving Conflicts at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/resolving-conflicts-work <div>Author: Cloke, Kenneth | Goldsmith, Joan</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Resolving Conflicts at Work</strong>, Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith help readers understand the underlying causes of conflict and how to approach it in new ways. Conflicts at work arise because companies...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Human Brand http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/human-brand <div>Author: Malone, Chris | Fiske, Susan T.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>People judge one another based on two categories of social perception: warmth and competence. Individuals who exhibit warmth and competence tend to generate feelings of trust and admiration in others. These types of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships What I Didn’t Learn in Business School http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-i-didn%E2%80%99t-learn-business-school <div>Author: Barney, Jay B. | Gorman Clifford, Trish</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many of the widely accepted strategy tools taught in business schools do not apply in the real world. In <strong>What I Didn’t Learn in Business School</strong>, Jay B. Barney and Trish Gorman Clifford relate the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/influence <div>Author: Cialdini, Robert B.</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Influence</strong>, Robert B. Cialdini combines experimental research with real world immersion studies in different professions and situations over three years to analyze the power of influence. Although...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Play the Game at the Top http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-play-game-top <div>Author: Pearson, Fenorris</div> <div>Publisher: Agate Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>How to Play the Game at the Top</strong> by Fenorris Pearson tells the truth about getting ahead in corporate America. It is a game plan for getting to the top and staying there. It busts myths, such as “an MBA...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships 11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/11-rules-creating-value-social-era <div>Author: Merchant, Nilofer</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Nilofer Merchant in &nbsp;<strong>11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era</strong>, businesses, managers, and individual workers must all rethink some fundamental assumptions about how organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/honest-truth-about-dishonesty <div>Author: Ariely, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty</strong>, Dan Ariely discusses the practice of devising, employing, analyzing, and examining the use of dishonesty and cheating in business. The book offers a broad...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Managing the Matrix http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-matrix <div>Author: Metcalfe, Dawn</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Perhaps one of the most frustrating things for talented and highly intelligent people in corporate America is watching those who are less talented and intelligent get promoted. In fact, it leaves many of them wondering...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships 20-Minute Manager: Managing Up http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/20-minute-manager-managing <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Horrible bosses have become a permanent fixation of American culture and an undeniable reality in some corners of the modern workplace. For the most part, though, bosses are normal human beings trying to do their best...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships What Your Boss Really Wants from You http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-your-boss-really-wants-you <div>Author: Arneson, Steve</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many people have negative relationships with their bosses. This negativity can have a profoundly negative effect on these employees’ careers and overall happiness. Employees who can decipher what makes their bosses...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power of Understanding People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-understanding-people <div>Author: Mitchell, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While healthy, communicative relationships are the key to personal and professional success, few people know how to build them. In <strong>The Power of Understanding People</strong>, Dave Mitchell proposes that the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Win Friends & Influence People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-win-friends-influence-people <div>Author: Carnegie, Dale</div> <div>Publisher: Pocket Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1981</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Dale Carnegie’s <strong>How to Win Friends & Influence People</strong> is the premier business how-to book. Its title is an apt description of the subject matter—interpersonal relationships. This revised edition...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Be a Direct Selling Superstar http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/be-direct-selling-superstar <div>Author: Christensen, Mary</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In this present age of downsizing, job insecurity, and crippling debt from student loans and credit cards, many people are looking for more than just financial stability and lasting employment—they are seeking true...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Find Out Anything From Anyone, Anytime http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/find-out-anything-anyone-anytime <div>Author: Pyle, James | Karinch, Maryann</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As James Pyle and Maryann Karinch explain in <strong>Find Out Anything From Anyone, Anytime</strong>, the ability to ask good questions results in more complete answers received in a faster manner. Having good...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Personality Power http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/personality-power <div>Author: Zichy, Shoya | Bidou, Ann</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Shoya Zichy created the personality assessment model known as Color&nbsp;Q, which organizes human behaviors into four basic personality temperaments: Gold, Green, Red, and Blue. In <strong>Personality Power</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Power Relationships http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-relationships <div>Author: Sobel, Andrew | Panas, Jerold</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although everyone acknowledges the important role relationships play in professional success, not everyone knows how to build and effectively maintain these relationships. In fact, many people attempt to build...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Network Advantage http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/network-advantage <div>Author: Greve, Henrich | Rowley, Tim | Shipilov, Andrew</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Some firms have no strategy to form or grow their alliances and partnerships. Others are simply unsure as to what strategy is best. In <strong>Network Advantage</strong>, management experts Henrich Greve, Tim Rowley,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Comebacks at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/comebacks-work <div>Author: Reardon, Kathleen K. | Noblet, Christopher T.</div> <div>Publisher: HarperBusiness</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Comebacks at Work</strong>, management professor and consultant Dr. Kathleen Reardon suggests that it is critical to know what to say and how to respond to colleagues under pressure and in uncomfortable...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Finding Allies, Building Alliances http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/finding-allies-building-alliances <div>Author: Leavitt, Mike | McKeown, Rich</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s global, interconnected economy, collaborations between corporations are flourishing. A good collaboration can provide efficiency, productivity, and insight that even the biggest companies cannot attain alone...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Maximum Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/maximum-influence <div>Author: Mortensen, Kurt W.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Research suggests that 85 percent of a person’s success in business can be attributed to his or her ability to persuade and influence others. Although many people rely on three or four persuasive techniques, many more...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Negotiation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/negotiation <div>Author: Tracy, Brian</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Negotiating is a part of everyday life and impacts both business and personal interactions. Being a good negotiator can be a key determinant of a person’s overall success in life. The good news is that anyone can learn...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/emotional-intelligence-project-managers <div>Author: Mersino, Anthony</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Project managers require more than knowledge to succeed at their tasks. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to recognize emotional cues are now essential tools for team leadership. In <strong>Emotional...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Your Network Is Your Net Worth http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/your-network-your-net-worth <div>Author: Gale, Porter</div> <div>Publisher: Atria Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Your Network Is Your Net Worth</strong>, Porter Gale promotes the power of social capital to improve productivity, enlarge professional options, and improve the overall quality of life by building a network...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Face-to-Face Book http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/face-face-book <div>Author: Keller, Ed | Fay, Brad</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Face-to-Face Book</strong>, Ed Keller and Brad Fay seek to expand the definition of “social marketing” to include websites like Facebook and Twitter along with face-to-face conversations and other forms...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Art of Negotiation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-negotiation <div>Author: Wheeler, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Harvard Business Professor Michael Wheeler, the two approaches to negotiation that have prevailed over the years—the “win-win” method and the hard-bargaining style—are one-size-fits-all strategies that do...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Sidetracked http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sidetracked <div>Author: Gino, Francesca</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Sidetracked</strong>, Francesca Gino diligently explains how imperceptible outside forces can affect peoples’s decisions in a major way. These forces fall into three main categories: forces from within,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Social Employee http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/social-employee <div>Author: Burgess, Cheryl | Burgess, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Social Employee</strong>, Cheryl and Mark Burgess argue that business today is increasingly social, and that its primary driver is the “social employee.” Social media has forever changed how humans...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Instagram Power http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/instagram-power <div>Author: Miles, Jason G.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Instagram Power</strong> is the latest in Jason G. Miles’s “Power Book” series, which explores various marketing strategies using social media platforms. Instagram is a unique platform because it was designed...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Athena Doctrine http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/athena-doctrine <div>Author: Gerzema, John | D'Antonio, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The world today is faced with economic adversities, ever changing technology, and persistent social problems. To address these challenges, people must use sincerity, creativity, and empathy to create sustainable...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Becoming a Resonant Leader http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/becoming-resonant-leader <div>Author: McKee, Annie | Boyatzis, Richard | Johnston, Frances</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Becoming a Resonant Leader</strong>, Annie McKee, Richard Boyatzis, and Frances Johnston describe how the most capable leaders have resonance, the ability to employ emotions effectively to achieve success...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Five Keys to Powerful Business Relationships http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/five-keys-powerful-business-relationships <div>Author: Sherman, Sallie | Sperry, Joseph | Vucelich, Steve</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Forming powerful relationships is important in the business world. <strong>Five Keys to Powerful Business Relationships</strong> explains how relationships are developed and also how people are successful because of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Humble Inquiry http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/humble-inquiry <div>Author: Schein, Edgar H.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>By learning to ask better questions, leaders can build positive, trusting relationships that lead to more open communication and strengthen organizations. In <strong>Humble Inquiry</strong>, Edgar H. Schein shares...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 3rd Alternative http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/3rd-alternative <div>Author: Covey, Stephen R.</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The 3rd Alternative</strong>, Stephen R. Covey introduces a new way to resolve professional and personal conflicts and create innovative solutions. His approach avoids compromise, which involves at least...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Respect Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/respect-effect <div>Author: Meshanko, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Respect Effect</strong>, Paul Meshanko explains the underlying neurobiology of respect. Arguing that a respectful workplace is an essential component in the growth and profitability of any company,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Change Minds http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-change-minds <div>Author: Jolles, Rob</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>How to Change Minds</strong>, Rob Jolles presents a repeatable, predictable process for changing other peoples’ minds. He also shows how to draw the boundaries between influence and manipulation. He teaches...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Trust, Inc. http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/trust-inc <div>Author: Russell, Nan S.</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Trust, Inc.</strong>, Nan S. Russell reveals a new workplace essential: the ability to build and maintain trust. It is this lack of trust that leads to major problems at work. Employees are disengaged,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Built-In Social http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/built-social <div>Author: Korhan, Jeff</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Built-In Social</strong> by Jeff Korhan is a guide for small business owners who want to integrate social media into their businesses. It promotes a holistic approach without boundaries between businesses,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Breaking Out http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breaking-out <div>Author: Butman, John</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A “sudden appearance” on the cultural scene is never really sudden. Idea entrepreneurs have typically spent years accumulating information on personal fascinations that they wish to eventually share with the world....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Heart of Change http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/heart-change <div>Author: Kotter, John P. | Cohen, Dan S.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The heart of change is emotion. In <strong>The Heart of Change</strong>, John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen discuss how changing people’s behavior is not about providing analysis with the objective of impacting their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Office Politics Handbook http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/office-politics-handbook <div>Author: Godwin, Jack</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Politics exist in organizations of all sizes. This is because people by their very nature are political animals that constantly engage in power-seeking behavior. When not fully understood, the politics at play in...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Quiet Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/quiet-influence <div>Author: Kahnweiler, Jennifer B.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s workplace, it often seems that extroverts get all the attention, and all the success. Consequently, many introverts resort to pretending to be extroverts in order to get ahead. Jennifer Kahnweiler contends...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power in a Link http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-link <div>Author: Gowel, David</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Power in a Link</strong> by David Gowel describes the benefits of LinkedIn and makes a compelling case for why using it is essential for professionals and businesses. The book includes instructions for...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/powerful-phrases-dealing-difficult-people <div>Author: Evenson, Renée</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As opportunities for doing business become more global and interconnected in nature, the work force is becoming more diverse. People from different cultures process information in different ways. These differences may...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Succeed with People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-succeed-people <div>Author: McGee, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: Capstone Publishing Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Thriving business and personal relationships depend on successful interactions with others. In <strong>How to Succeed with People</strong>, Paul McGee shows readers how to relate more productively to other individuals...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Getting to 50/50 http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/getting-5050 <div>Author: Meers, Sharon | Strober, Joanna</div> <div>Publisher: Bantam Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Working mothers are in a difficult position. They must constantly balance home life, work demands, as well as find time to enjoy life. Understandably, women who regularly wrestle with these demands often reach a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Networking is Dead http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/networking-dead <div>Author: Wilson, Melissa G. | Mohl, Larry</div> <div>Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s world of social networking, professional networking has become less effective. Many people focus on growing as large a network as possible, rather than cultivating a smaller number of high quality business...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships From Bud to Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bud-boss <div>Author: Eikenberry, Kevin | Harris, Guy</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The most important building block for success for any “boss” or leader is the desire to succeed. Successful bosses are strong leaders who take action, assume responsibility, and view their role as the great opportunity...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Truth about Lies in the Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/truth-about-lies-workplace <div>Author: Goman, Carol Kinsey</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A liar in the workplace is something that is far too common in today’s society. In a study completed by Carol Kinsey Goman, it was found that over 50 percent of employees feel they are in an untrustworthy work...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Never Mind the Bosses http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/never-mind-bosses <div>Author: Ryde, Robin</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Never Mind the Bosses</strong> by Robin Ryde introduces a management approach that eschews hierarchal leadership in favor of a more relaxed, informal management style that values the input and opinions of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Mastering Story, Community and Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mastering-story-community-and-influence <div>Author: Oatway, Jay</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Mastering Story, Community and Influence</strong>, Jay Oatway educates readers on the fundamentals that foster the type of social connections, trust, and clout that are essential to becoming a “Socialeader...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Link Out http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/link-out <div>Author: Grossman, Leslie</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Regardless of people’s personal goals—looking for customers or a better job, seeking advice, or simply meeting people who can advance their interests—building relationships is an essential skill. In <strong>Link Out...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Connecting Organizational Silos http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/connecting-organizational-silos <div>Author: Leistner, Frank</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Connecting Organizational Silos</strong>, Frank Leistner presents a full-featured guide for organizations interested in using social media. His argument is simple: as it becomes easier for people to interact...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Bully-Free Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bully-free-workplace <div>Author: Namie, Gary | Namie, Ruth F.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In many organizations some employees behave in ways that are extremely damaging to their co-workers. These bullies wreak havoc in organizations. Their damaging behavior leads to emotional, physical, and financial...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Rainmaking Conversations http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rainmaking-conversations <div>Author: Schultz, Mike | Doerr, John E.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the world of sales, conversations are the link between meeting a prospect and closing a deal. Unfortunately, many sales professionals are unable to initiate and sustain the conversations they need to succeed....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Invisible Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/invisible-influence <div>Author: Hogan, Kevin</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>There’s a lot more to selling—whether it’s oneself, a product, or a service—than most people would imagine, according to Kevin Hogan. Of course, there’s the message, but that is secondary to other factors, including...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships You’ve Got to Be Kidding! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/you%E2%80%99ve-got-be-kidding <div>Author: DeMars, Nan</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>You’ve Got to Be Kidding!</strong>, Nan DeMars explains why companies that have distinct ethical cultures are the best companies for which to work and also the most profitable. These companies have a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships You Can’t Lead with Your Feet on the Desk http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/you-can%E2%80%99t-lead-your-feet-desk <div>Author: Fuller, Ed</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>You Can’t Lead with Your Feet on the Desk</strong>, Ed Fuller, the leader of Marriott International Lodging, offers real-world advice about how to connect with, manage, and do business with people who have...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Lead Your Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lead-your-boss <div>Author: Baldoni, John</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Lead Your Boss</strong>, John Baldoni provides practical, step-by-step advice to middle managers about how to become better leaders and help their organizations succeed. He illuminates the unique nature of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Influence Game http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/influence-game <div>Author: Vance, Stephanie</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Lobbying and wielding influence over key decision makers are activities often associated, somewhat unflatteringly, with Washington, D.C. The reality is that lobbyists have influence and successfully sway lawmakers to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Drama-Free Office http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/drama-free-office <div>Author: Warner, Jim | Klemp, Kaley</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group LLC</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Drama-Free Office</strong>, Jim Warner and Kaley Klemp present their proven methods of recognizing, diagnosing, and minimizing drama in the workplace. They emphasize authentic behavior and curious...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships More Time for You http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/more-time-you <div>Author: Tator, Rosemary | Latson, Alesia</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In a world that bombards people with information every second of every day, it can be difficult to not feel overwhelmed and overstressed. In <strong>More Time for You</strong>, Rosemary Tator and Alesia Latson show...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Power Questions http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-questions <div>Author: Sobel, Andrew | Panas, Jerold</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Power Questions</strong>, Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas show how questions are the best way to deepen relationships, build a business, and influence people. The authors show that asking the right questions...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Peer Power http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/peer-power <div>Author: Clay, Cynthia | Olitt, Ray</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>In <STRONG>Peer Power</strong>, Cynthia Clay and Ray Olitt address disruptive behaviors in the workplace and suggest methods that readers can employ to influence improvement in the conduct of their peers. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Real Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/real-influence <div>Author: Goulston, Mark | Ullmen, John</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Real Influence</strong>, Mark Goulston and John Ullmen present an array of authentic techniques for influencing people. Rather than focus on manipulative tactics, Goulston and Ullmen encourage people to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Fast Track Networking http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/fast-track-networking <div>Author: Rosen, Lucy | Copquin, Claudia</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Fast Track Networking</strong>, Lucy Rosen and Claudia Gryvatz Copquin offer ideas that are primarily, but not exclusively, designed to help women move quickly into the business world. They share guidance on...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Elements of Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/elements-influence <div>Author: Bacon, Terry R.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Elements of Influence</strong>, Terry R. Bacon presents his guide to learning how to influence people in an ethical manner. Based on 20 years of research, Bacon’s book not only explains the psychological...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Never Apply for a Job Again! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/never-apply-job-again <div>Author: Gurney, Darrell W.</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>People tend to do business with people they trust. The same principle can be applied to a job search—people stay connected to the people they trust, and they recommend these people to others who can use their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/emotional-intelligence-sales-success <div>Author: Stanley, Colleen</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success</strong>, Colleen Stanley introduces sales associates to the idea that oft-ignored emotional intelligence skills such as empathy, rapport, emotion management, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Uprising http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/uprising <div>Author: Goodson, Scott</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Uprising</strong>, Scott Goodson argues that movements have become the preferred method of social engagement and social change, and that businesses must seize the opportunity to use movements “to form a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 11 Laws of Likability http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/11-laws-likability <div>Author: Lederman, Michelle Tillis</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The 11 Laws of Likability</strong>, Michelle Tillis Lederman suggests that in order to be truly successful at networking, it is first important to tap into what is likable about every specific personality....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The One Minute Negotiator http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/one-minute-negotiator <div>Author: Hutson, Don | Lucas, George</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The One Minute Negotiator</strong>, Don Hutson and George Lucas show that most people avoid negotiating in both work and everyday life because conflict makes them uncomfortable, nervous, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships ProActive Selling http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/proactive-selling <div>Author: Miller, William</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Selling is something that elicits mixed emotions. Some people take to it naturally and others continually struggle to get it right. In this second edition of <strong>ProActive Selling</strong>, William “Skip” Miller...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Dealing with the Tough Stuff http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/dealing-tough-stuff <div>Author: Hill, Darren | Hill, Alison | Richardson, Sean</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Dealing with the Tough Stuff</strong>, Darren Hill, Alison Hill, and Sean Richardson offer practical advice and tools for managers who want to excel at the “tough-stuff conversations” that inevitably arise...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Likeonomics http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/likeonomics <div>Author: Bhargava, Rohit</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Likeonomics</strong>, Rohit Bhargava asserts that the most trusted people and organizations always win. He offers the five principles of the TRUST formula of Likeonomics to solve what he calls the “modern...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Make Difficult People Disappear http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-difficult-people-disappear <div>Author: Wofford, Monica</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Difficult People Disappear</strong>, Monica Wofford presents her recipe for better workplace relationships through new insights into personality preferences. This requires an understanding of how...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Good Company http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/good-company <div>Author: Bassi, Laurie | Frauenheim, Ed | McMurrer, Dan | Costello, Larry</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>More and more consumers today want to do business with companies that treat employees, customers, and communities in a fair way. This movement is being driven by a variety of economic, social, and political forces. In...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Employee Engagement Mindset http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/employee-engagement-mindset <div>Author: Clark, Timothy R.</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Employee Engagement Mindset</strong>, Timothy R. Clark reveals that the business world has been focusing on only the organization’s role in driving employee engagement, while ignoring the other...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rebuilding-trust-workplace <div>Author: Reina, Dennis | Reina, Michelle</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Feelings of isolation, disinterest, and loss of commitment at work are all signs that an employee may be experiencing broken trust. In <strong>Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace</strong>, Dennis and Michelle Reina guide...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Personality Style at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/personality-style-work <div>Author: Ward, Kate</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Personality Style at Work </strong>by Kate Ward describes the proven personality style model from HRDQ, the noted training materials developer. This book is intended to help both managers and team members reach...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Leading with Emotional Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-emotional-intelligence <div>Author: Nadler, Reldan S.</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Leading with Emotional Intelligence</strong>, Reldan S. Nadler presents a handbook filled with real-life examples and step-by-step strategies to raise Emotional Intelligence and help leaders coach their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Secret Language of Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/secret-language-influence <div>Author: Seidman, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Secret Language of Influence</strong>, author Dan Seidman teaches salespeople how to listen, gain psychological insight, and influence others. Influence occurs at a level just below the buyer’s awareness...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power of Reputation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-reputation <div>Author: Komisarjevsky, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Power of Reputation</strong>, public relations leader Chris Komisarjevsky explains how to build and leverage character, communication, and trust. In every facet of life, a good reputation is among our...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Conflict 101 http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/conflict-101 <div>Author: Shearouse, Susan H.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Conflict 101</strong>, Susan H. Shearouse helps managers better understand workplace conflict and how to respond to it. In every workplace, it is inevitable that people will clash at some point, and what...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships TouchPoints http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/touchpoints <div>Author: Conant, Douglas | Norgaard, Mette</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Leaders are measured by their ability to move issues forward in an organization. However, many people do not realize that the numerous brief meetings and interruptions that occur over the course of the day offer...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Work for an Idiot http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-work-idiot <div>Author: Hoover, John</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The revised edition of <strong>How to Work for an Idiot</strong>, first released in 2003, expands the list of Idiot Boss (I-Boss) types, adding two new types as well as new material on how these types line up on a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Blame Game http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/blame-game <div>Author: Dattner, Ben | Dahl, Darren</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Blame Game</strong>, Ben Dattner examines the detrimental effects of focusing on the assignment of blame and credit. There is general acceptance that people should receive praise for good deeds, and they...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Upside of Irrationality http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/upside-irrationality <div>Author: Ariely, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Upside of Irrationality</strong>, Dan Ariely draws on his background in behavioral economics to examine irrational human behavior and how it affects decision making in the workplace and in human...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Wild West 2.0 http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wild-west-20 <div>Author: Fertik, Michael | Thompson, David</div> <div>Publisher: American Management Association</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Almost everyone today uses the Internet for conducting business, gathering information, and making social connections. Still, the Internet is a dangerous place. Reputations can be damaged by scandal, businesses can...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Power of Presence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-presence <div>Author: Hedges, Kristi</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Presence, the ability to command attention and inspire commitment plays a defining role in people’s relationships, their ability to garner buy-in, and even their compensation. Those described as having charisma,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Laws of Charisma http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/laws-charisma <div>Author: Mortensen, Kurt W.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Kurt Mortensen defines charisma as the ability to easily build rapport, effectively influence others, inspire them to achieve more, and in the process make allies for life. It is a vital motivational life skill that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Make Work Great http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-work-great <div>Author: Muzio, Ed</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Work Great</strong>, Ed Muzio outlines a strategy for creating and growing cultural change in the workplace. Whether one is a manager or an individual contributor, Muzio’s book serves as a blueprint for...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Well Connected http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/well-connected <div>Author: Curtis, Gordon S. | Lewis, Greg</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In order to accomplish common goals, today’s businesspeople are required to form partnerships with both colleagues and competitors. According to Gordon Curtis, identifying and engaging the right people – those who...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Win at Work! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/win-work <div>Author: Katz, Diane L.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Win at Work!</strong>, Diane Katz presents an alternative to the traditional linear model of resolving conflict called “The Working Circle.” This approach encourages flexibility when resolving conflict. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Circle Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/circle-way <div>Author: Baldwin, Christina | Linnea, Ann</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The circle not only symbolically represents a different way of meeting as a group, but it also physically changes the way that people interact with one another. When entering a circle, people immediately understand...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Smart Networking http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/smart-networking <div>Author: Lynch, Liz</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Networking events make many people uncomfortable. In <strong>Smart Networking</strong>, author Liz Lynch confesses to feeling so small and overwhelmed at her first networking event that she only lasted five minutes....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships It's Okay to Manage Your Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/its-okay-manage-your-boss <div>Author: Tulgan, Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Across all industries and at all levels of organization there is a shocking epidemic of what Bruce Tulgan labels “undermanagement.” Undermanagement occurs when supervisory relationships between employees and bosses...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships From Values to Action http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/values-action <div>Author: Jansen, Harry M.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Leaders are characterized by their ability to influence subordinates, peers, and external stakeholders. Values-based leaders, however, take influence one step further. They use influence to inspire and motivate others...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Partnership of Equals http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/partnership-equals <div>Author: McGinn, Peter</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/health-care">Health Care</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Partnership of Equals</strong>, Peter McGinn discusses the various ways in which CEOs and board members can productively work together to resolve conflict and make a better, more effective healthcare...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Increase Your Influence at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/increase-your-influence-work <div>Author: McIntosh, Perry | Luecke, Richard A.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Influence gives people the ability to have an effect on others in the workplace, making it an important skill for success within a company. From entry-level workers to CEOs, people with influence make more effective...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Networking Survival Guide http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/networking-survival-guide <div>Author: Darling, Diane</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Networking is more than just shaking hands and taking a business card. If done correctly, it can open doors and close deals. If done incorrectly, it can be a complete waste of time. Introvert, extrovert, novice or ace...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Inside the Physician Mind http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inside-physician-mind <div>Author: Bujak, Joseph S.</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/health-care">Health Care</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many healthcare organizations struggle to communicate effectively with physicians and engage them, particularly when dealing with change implementation. In <strong>Inside the Physician Mind</strong>, Joseph S. Bujak...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Networking for People Who Hate Networking http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/networking-people-who-hate-networking <div>Author: Zack, Devora</div> <div>Publisher: Berret-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>People who are introverts often hate to network. While extroverts, socially-oriented people who excel in group situations, are typically right at home at networking events, introverts, reflective and reclusive people,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships What is the Emperor Wearing? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-emperor-wearing <div>Author: Laurie Weiss</div> <div>Publisher: Butterworth-Heinneman</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <dd><span>Once upon a time, an emperor who loved clothes was approached by two con men who made him an offer he couldn't refuse.</span><span> They promised to weave him a...</span></dd></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 2020 Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/2020-workplace <div>Author: Meister, Jeanne C. | Willyerd, Karie</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The 2020 Workplace</strong>, Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd outline the ways in which organizations can and should change in order to meet the needs of the diverse and “über-connected” workforce of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Transforming Toxic Leaders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/transforming-toxic-leaders <div>Author: Goldman, Alan</div> <div>Publisher: Stanford University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Stories about corporations in crisis and seismic meltdowns of corporate leaders are not new. Toxic or dysfunctional leaders are often at the center of corporate controversy and are frequently viewed as the sole villain...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Outsiders on the Inside http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/outsiders-inside <div>Author: Couper, David</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many individuals feel that they just do not fit in at their workplace. This may be because of their personality, their appearance, or the way they think. In <strong>Outsiders on the Inside</strong>, David Couper...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Helping http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/helping <div>Author: Schein, Edgar H.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Helping</strong>, Edgar H. Schein draws not only on his career expertise but from personal life experiences to establish a “general theory of helping” that holds true no matter what the social dynamics of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Selling to the C-Suite http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/selling-c-suite <div>Author: Read, Nicholas A. C. | Bistritz, Stephen J.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Since the early 1990s, rapidly advancing technologies and an increasingly savvy consumer market have threatened to make the traditional salesperson’s role irrelevant. The old role of sales—showing customers why one...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Connectors http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/connectors <div>Author: Kuzmeski, Maribeth</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Executives and sales representatives need the help of others to grow their businesses and achieve success. Co-workers, employees, and clients are vital parts of most enterprises, but very often executives and sales...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Separately Together http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/separately-together <div>Author: Fiol, C. Marlena | O'Connor, Edward J.</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Separately Together</strong>, C. Marlena Fiol and Edward J. O’Connor delineate a process for building a harmonious, productive, and mutually beneficial relationship between the administrators and medical...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Carrots and Sticks Don't Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/carrots-and-sticks-dont-work <div>Author: Marciano, Paul L.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In researching his book, <strong>Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work</strong>, Paul L. Marciano planned to review 15 different theories on how to motivate people. What he discovered was that productivity was not increased by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 29% Solution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/29-solution <div>Author: Misner, Ivan R. | Donovan, Michelle R.</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Networking is not a passive activity; it is a technique that rewards hard work and active participation with the enormous marketing potential it has to offer. With this in mind, Ivan Misner and Michelle Donovan wrote...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Leading Outside the Lines http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-outside-lines <div>Author: Katzenbach, Jon R. | Khan, Zia</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>There are two dividing beliefs in the business world: (1) the belief that companies should be run according to formal organizational standards, such as job responsibilities, costs, and means of communication, and (2)...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Make Your Contacts Count http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-your-contacts-count <div>Author: Baber, Anne | Waymon, Lynne</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Working in today’s business environment is more demanding than ever. Employees and managers are faced with challenges ranging from competitive intelligence gathering to new business development, attracting and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Everyone Communicates, Few Connect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/everyone-communicates-few-connect <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Some people are clearly much more effective at communicating than others. But why do people tune into some messages, and tune out others? Why do some messages stick? As John Maxwell, internationally respected...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Ripple Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ripple-effect <div>Author: Harper, Steve</div> <div>Publisher: SWOT Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Ripple Effect</strong>, author Steve Harper draws from his experience as a businessman and a speaker to describe the power of relationships to transform both personal and professional lives. His...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Put Emotional Intelligence to Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/put-emotional-intelligence-work <div>Author: Feldman, Jeff | Mulle, Karl</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The idea that emotions are just as important as intellect in determining success has gained wide acceptance in recent years. Often our success or failure may not be governed by external events, but by how we experience...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Making a Difference by Being Yourself http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/making-difference-being-yourself <div>Author: Huszczo, Gregory E.</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For most of us, our sense of well-being is closely tied to whether or not we have a sense of purpose and of making a difference. Employees who feel they are simply part of a bureaucracy and unable to contribute to the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Make Your Workplace Great http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-your-workplace-great <div>Author: Stein, Steven J.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Attracting and retaining top talent remains a constant struggle in today’s continually changing job market. A second issue is ensuring that new recruits fit well within organizations. In order for a company to remain...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Lift http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lift <div>Author: Quinn, Ryan W. | Quinn, Robert E.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>More often than not, people in their day-to-day routines make decisions and act out of habit without reflecting on potential consequences. This pattern of unmindful behavior is what Robert and Ryan Quinn, the authors...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Who's Got Your Back http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/whos-got-your-back <div>Author: Ferrazzi, Keith</div> <div>Publisher: Broadway Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>After taking part in an exceptional business team early in his career, Keith Ferrazzi realized the “incredible power of having a team of people guide me, encourage me, help me to be open and candid, hold me accountable...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Love Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/love-leadership <div>Author: Bryant, John Hope</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In a world where people are obsessed with success, <strong>Love Leadership </strong>makes the case that sustained success comes from leading with love, not fear. Drawing from his own personal transformation, interviews...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Clear Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/clear-leadership <div>Author: Bushe, Gervase R.</div> <div>Publisher: Intercultural Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Every successful business leader understands that organizational success requires collaboration at all levels. Collaboration is no easy feat, however, as it hinges on a willingness to conduct...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Click http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/click <div>Author: Fraser, George C.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In "Click," author George C. Fraser reveals offers anyone longing for meaningful connections in and out of the office Ten Truths regarding how to find their social voice, cultivate their beneficial offerings to others...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Territorial Games http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/territorial-games <div>Author: Simmons, Annette</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>With clarity, intelligence, and wit, <strong>Territorial Games</strong> draws upon hundreds of in-depth interviews and explores the internal dynamics that operate to compel people to wrangle for information,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships One Size Fits One http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/one-size-fits-one <div>Author: Heil, Gary | Parker, Tom | Stephens, Deborah C.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>One Size Fits One </strong>extends the one-to-one future revolution, so eloquently described by Peppers and Rogers, to reveal an exciting, new relationship-based culture that focuses on both customers and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Toxic Workplace! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/toxic-workplace <div>Author: Kusy, Mitchell | Holloway, Elizabeth</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Ask employees at any company and you will find a vast majority of them have worked with a “toxic” employee. They go by many names: control freaks, narcissists, manipulators, bullies, or humiliators, but the result of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Lead with Love http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lead-love <div>Author: Czarnecki, Gerry</div> <div>Publisher: Milton Rae Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Gerry Czarnecki states that the “direct and unambiguous impact leaders have on their associates is almost incalculable” and that skilled leadership can create a competitive advantage. In <strong>Lead with Love...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Leading with Cultural Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-cultural-intelligence <div>Author: Livermore, David</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a set of skills that facilitates effective cross-cultural management. Instead of learning the intricacies of the culture and practices of every nation, CQ provides a broad-based model that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Engaging the Hearts and Minds of All Your Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/engaging-hearts-and-minds-all-your-employees <div>Author: Colan, Lee J.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When employees are fully engaged, they deliver passionate performance, a strong, sustained intellectual and emotional attachment to their work. Passionate performance creates a wall of differentiation between a firm...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Getting to Resolution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/getting-resolution <div>Author: Levine, Stewart</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In traditional models of conflict resolution, disagreeing parties are pitted against one another in a highly adversarial win/lose scenario. According to Stewart Levine, author of <strong>Getting to Resolution...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Games at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/games-work <div>Author: Goldstein, Mauricio | Read, Philip</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Every company engages in some form of game play, whether knowingly or not, yet most companies do not understand the detriment these games can have on productivity and profitability. In <strong>Games at Work</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Just Listen http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/just-listen <div>Author: Goulston, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Though the seemingly simple act of communication is as natural to humans as breathing and eating, every individual occasionally runs across someone else who is not easily “reachable.” In <strong>Just Listen</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Be a Shortcut http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/be-shortcut <div>Author: Halford, Scott G.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Be a Shortcut</strong>, Scott Halford defines a shortcut as that indispensible person in the workplace who is always available when needed; who can be counted on to do the job right without complaint; and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Other Kind of Smart http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/other-kind-smart <div>Author: Deutschendorf, Harvey</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In his book <strong>The Other Kind of Smart</strong>, Harvey Deutschendorf shows that emotional intelligence can be more important than general intelligence when determining an individual’s personal and professional...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships It's All Politics http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/its-all-politics <div>Author: Reardon, Kathleen Kelley</div> <div>Publisher: Broadway Business</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Business is not a spectator sport. Regardless of skills and hard work, anyone who aspires to advance in business cannot afford to be apolitical. In <strong>It’s All Politics</strong>, Kathleen Kelley Reardon explains...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Twitterville http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/twitterville <div>Author: Israel, Shel</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Twitter is the most rapidly adopted communication tool in history, going from zero to ten million users in just over two years.</span><span> On Twitter, word can...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Driving Results Through Social Networks http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/driving-results-through-social-networks <div>Author: Cross, Rob | Thomas, Robert J.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most leaders still rely too heavily on formal structures when designing their organizations and implementing strategy. However, these formal organizational structures often overlook the fact that every organization...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Emotional Intelligence for Managing Results in a Diverse World http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/emotional-intelligence-managing-results-diverse-world <div>Author: Gardenswartz, Lee | Cherbosque, Jorge | Rowe, Anita</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Over the past decade, emotional intelligence has been recognized more and more as a critical underpinning of success both on and off the job. It has become even more important as work environments have become...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Negotiate Like the Pros http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/negotiate-pros <div>Author: Shropshire, Kenneth L.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Do you want to be a better negotiator?</span><span> Do you want to negotiate with the same success and confidence that you see among the professionals who handle...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Results Through Relationships http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/results-through-relationships <div>Author: Takash, Joe</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the business world, it is sometimes easy to focus on the business of making money and lose sight of people, be they co-workers, clients, vendors, or customers. This is a mistake, according to Joe Takash, author of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Say It Like Obama http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/say-it-obama <div>Author: Leanne, Shel</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Barack Obama has brought the power of oration back to American politics.</span><span> Using well-practiced public-speaking skills, he not only rouses roaring...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Outfluence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/outfluence <div>Author: Betz, Al</div> <div>Publisher: Silverbear Graphics</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>"Everybody experiences far more than he understands.</span><span> Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.</span><span>" -...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Connect Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/connect-effect <div>Author: Dulworth, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Connect Effect</strong>, Michael Dulworth provides readers with a simple networking framework (the right people, the right conversations, the right time) and set of tools for developing personal,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Selling Your Business the Easy Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/selling-your-business-easy-way <div>Author: Jordan, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Decere Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>In "Selling Your Business the Hard Easy Way", Mark Jordan offers down-to-earth insight into the key aspects of what is potentially one of the most momentous...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Public Relations for Your Business http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/public-relations-your-business <div>Author: Jefkins, Frank</div> <div>Publisher: Jaico Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p>Professional public relations advisers believe that an organized, cohesive effort to develop a reputation is likely to yield better results than one which happens...</p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Working Relationships http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/working-relationships <div>Author: Wall, Bob</div> <div>Publisher: Davies Black</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Being able to work with people is one of the most important factors in determining success on the job. The things that we need to improve our jobs are only a conversation away. Ideas go unexpressed or unheard because...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships A Little Book of Listening Skills for the Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/little-book-listening-skills-workplace <div>Author: Brady, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Mark Brady, Piaeia Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Listening, being one of the most important things in business, helps create good relations with people.</span><span> It is a creative act that improves as it is...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Influencer http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/influencer <div>Author: Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | Maxfield, David | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyone faces challenges in their personal, work, and community lives. Although these challenges vary in intensity, pervasiveness, and type, all require influence to solve. Rather than surrender to circumstances,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships 45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/45-things-you-do-drive-your-boss-crazy <div>Author: Bruzzese, Anita</div> <div>Publisher: Anita Bruzzese, Perigree Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Career columnist Anita Bruzzese has covered the workplace from all its angles.</span><span> She's been both an employer and an employee, and as a business...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Truth About Getting Your Point Across http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/truth-about-getting-your-point-across <div>Author: Pacelli, Lonnie</div> <div>Publisher: Prentice Hall</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>"Different strokes for different folks.</span><span>" This saying applies not only on how people relate to one another but also to the manner one communicates with...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Develop Your Decision Making Skills http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/develop-your-decision-making-skills <div>Author: Parcon, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: Lotus Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>The moment we all open our eyes in the morning, the decision process begins, and continues to happen all throughout our day until we fall asleep at the end of it...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How Full Is Your Bucket? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-full-your-bucket <div>Author: Rath, Tom | Clifton, Donald O.</div> <div>Publisher: Gallup Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p>In this brief, yet very insightful book, the authors, a grandfather-grandson team, reveal how even the briefest of interactions can affect your relationships,...</p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Run With the Bulls Without Getting Trampled http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/run-bulls-without-getting-trampled <div>Author: Irwin, Tim</div> <div>Publisher: Nelson Business</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Author Tim Irwin uses his experience running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain as a profound metaphor for individuals’ professional lives. Work, although often filled with opportunities, can also be plagued by dangers...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Be a People Person http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/be-people-person <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: John C. Maxwell, Magna Publishing Co</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Interpersonal relationships can make or break people.</span><span> This is most true for leaders.</span><span> Since leaders work with different kinds of people,...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Emotional Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/emotional-intelligence <div>Author: Goleman, Daniel</div> <div>Publisher: Bantam Dell</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When people with high IQ flounder, and those of modest IQ do relatively well, it can be argued that the difference is that people are being judged in a new way -- not by being smart but by how they manage themselves...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Becoming a Person of Influence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/becoming-person-influence <div>Author: Maxwell, John C. | Dornan, Jim</div> <div>Publisher: Nelson Business</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Each of us is influenced by others. People of influence can include presidents, entertainers, and athletes. In <strong>Becoming a Person of Influence,</strong> Maxwell and Dornan stress that this is not something that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 17 Essential Qualities Of A Team Player http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/17-essential-qualities-team-player <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>A follow-up companion reader to "The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork," here is a clear character profile of the ideal Team Player.</span><span> Maxwell stresses...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Art of Connecting http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-connecting <div>Author: Raines, Claire | Ewing, Lara</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In every kind of business and in every industry, workplaces are becoming more diverse, which has important and challenging implications for communication and for relationship building. In <strong>The Art of Connecting...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 360-Degree Leader http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/360-degree-leader <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Leaders today face the challenge of influencing people from all sides of an organization. Yet, many managers with leadership responsibilities feel that because they are not the main leader, they cannot influence their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Requisite Organization http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/requisite-organization <div>Author: Jaques, Elliot</div> <div>Publisher: Cason Hall & Co</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>It is usually a common belief that having too much organization undermines the development of the corporation and individuals.</span><span> This notion may be true...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Social Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/social-intelligence <div>Author: Albrecht, Karl</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Having pondered why some people with very high IQ scores fail miserably in their personal lives, Harvard professor Howard Gardner, concluded that the concept of “intelligence,” as a singular measure of competence,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Motivating Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/motivating-employees <div>Author: Bruce, Anne | Pepitone, James S.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>What makes companies Southwest Airlines, Disney, and Ben & Jerry's different from millions of other corporations out there?</span><span> These companies, along...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Creating WE http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creating-we <div>Author: Glaser, Judith E.</div> <div>Publisher: Platinum Press Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Glaser, organizations lose their spirit, become mediocre, and die when they fall prey to what she calls the self-serving I-centric behaviors of control, blame, resignation, attachment to the past,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Lion Taming http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lion-taming <div>Author: Katz, Steven L.</div> <div>Publisher: SourceBooks, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Lion Taming</strong>, Steven Katz, former advisor to four U.S. senators and senior advisor to leaders and executives spanning the realms of business, non-profits, politics, and government, uses the analogy...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Survival of the Savvy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/survival-savvy <div>Author: Brandon, Rick | Seldman, Marty</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Each day in the business world, a corporate version of “survival of the fittest” unfolds in the form of power plays, turf battles, deceptions, and sabotages. As a result, individuals’ careers are thwarted and companies...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Value Factor http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/value-factor <div>Author: Hurd, Mark | Nyberg, Lars</div> <div>Publisher: Bloomberg Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Mark Hurd, HP’s recently named CEO and president, spent 25 years at NCR (the last two as chief executive and president), where he was instrumental in formulating and executing strategies to maximize operational...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Start With NO http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/start-no <div>Author: Camp, Jim</div> <div>Publisher: Harper Publishers`</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>We have heard about it before - the infamous win-win situation.</span><span> Negotiators are told that their most important task is to find a situation where both...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Oz Principle http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/oz-principle <div>Author: Connors, Roger | Smith, Tom | Hickman, Craig</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p>In The Oz Principle, Connors, Smith, and Hickman brilliantly use the analogy of "The Wizard of Oz" to discuss a business philosophy aimed in propelling individuals and...</p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to be a Star at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-be-star-work <div>Author: Kelley, Robert E.</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing Group</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <dd>Robert E. Kelley wrote this book that objectively discusses ways of bringing the optimal force of the third wave generation. This book offers brainpowered workers like...</dd></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The 18 Immutable Laws of Corporate Reputation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/18-immutable-laws-corporate-reputation <div>Author: Alsop, Ronald J.</div> <div>Publisher: Wall Street Journal Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <dt></dt> <dd><span>Everything an individual or company does or produces contributes to its reputation.</span><span> Reputation is an intangible asset, but a very important...</span></dd></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Crucial Confrontations http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/crucial-confrontations <div>Author: Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Behind the problems that plague organizations are individuals who cannot, or will not, deal with broken promises and violated expectations. The problems often involve broken rules, missed deadlines, and simply...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sell-yourself-without-selling-your-soul <div>Author: Harrow, Susan</div> <div>Publisher: Quill, HarperCollins</div> <div>Published Date: 2003</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Speaking woman-to-woman, this book is the complete guide for anyone who needs to know the PR basics to promote her business.</span><span> Susan Harrow, publicist,...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships 30 Days to a Happy Employee http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/30-days-happy-employee <div>Author: Gandy, Dottie Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: Dottie Bruce Gandy, Fireside Book NY, Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Acknowledgment motivates individuals to greater productivity, loyalty to the company, and pride in themselves and in what they do.</span><span> Acknowledgment is...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships How to Become A Rainmaker http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-become-rainmaker <div>Author: Fox, Jeffrey J.</div> <div>Publisher: Hyperion</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Inspired by Native American tradition, the Rainmaker is one who uses his power to bring rain to nourish crops that feed the tribe.</span><span> In sales, a...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships High Trust Selling http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/high-trust-selling <div>Author: Duncan, Todd</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>If you're serious about the business of selling, if you are tired of living from one sale to the next, and you want to keep clients for life, then read this book...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/accelerated-learning-21st-century <div>Author: Rose, Colin | Tracy, Brian</div> <div>Publisher: Colin Rose and Brian Tracy, Dell Pub Co</div> <div>Published Date: 1998</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>This package is a combination of six cassette tapes along with a workbook and other handouts.</span><span> Colin Rose is a British expert on accelerated learning...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships The Magic of Dialogue http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/magic-dialogue <div>Author: Yankelovich, Daniel</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Never before in our nation’s history has the need for effective dialogue been so profound. Concurrent with heightened conflict, loosened social bonds, and an increased reliance on “top-down talk,” Americans are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships Emotional Value http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/emotional-value <div>Author: Barlow, Janelle | Maul, Dianna</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Not only is emotion central to human life in terms of its role in interactions with family and friends, it is also becoming increasingly recognized as a critical aspect of interactions in the service economy. In fact,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Relationships