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“Jerks are everywhere! Dealing with the ‘work jerk’ can be a taxing experience,
but with this book, Williamson provides readers with practical solutions
or conflict management that are effective and productive.
Don’t let jerks mess with your mojo!”
Jeffrey Hayzlett, Primetime TV & Podcast Host,
Speaker, Author and Part-Time Cowboy
No matter how talented, gifted or experienced, and no matter what role we serve or title we carry, our level of success is not measured based on the work we produce; it is measured based on the relationships we build.
Whatever you do and wherever you work ― jerks are all around you. And without a clear strategy for working with these difficult people, we inevitably suffer and risk failure on the job and in our careers. This book offers that strategy.
How to Work with Jerks is a training guide for dealing with jerks in the workplace, complete with proven methods and frameworks for handling conflict with people who are:
Eric Williamson provides solutions sought by professionals and leaders about how to motivate and retain their staff and continue getting the maximum productivity out of them. His practical, no-nonsense book also answers the questions asked by all employees about how to stay motivated in a job they can’t stand while learning the necessary skills to make them marketable in today’s uncertain job market.
Thoroughly examined in the book are Williamson’s “5 Star Traits” of recognition, poise, perspective, drive and rapport ― timeless tools that will arm you to get things done more effectively even with true jerks in the workplace. These traits reflect what we need in today’s multi-generational work environment, where people feel over managed and under led, to improve production and work better with our colleagues, especially jerks.
Written for employees, employers, business leaders, entrepreneurs and people of all generations interested in career success, this book is a survival guide for motivating, retaining and leveraging top talent, and connecting with colleagues so you can work together to solve problems and get work done.
How to Work with Jerks provides solutions sought by professionals and leaders about how to motivate and retain their staff and continue getting the maximum productivity out of them. This book also answers the questions asked by all employees about how to stay motivated in a job they can’t stand while learning the necessary skills to make them marketable in today’s uncertain job market. Regardless of the generation to which you belong, you will gain skills that will help you:
Bonus! Workbook-style activities help you understand:
We don’t always get to choose the people we work with. We do, however, get to choose how we handle the relationships with the people we work with. Isn’t it time to get stuff done with people you can’t stand?
“This book is your 21st Century road map for getting things done
while working with somebody you don’t want to be around.”
Craig Valentine, MBA, World Champion of Public Speaking;
Founder, Speak and Prosper Academy
“How to Work with Jerks is a survival guide for the modern era!”
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