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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Leadership
  • Language:English
  • Pages:95
  • eBook ISBN:9781620951354

Courageous Conversations at Work, at Home

85 Stories Tell How Changing a Communication Habit Transformed Careers and Families

by Peter deLisser

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Overview
Courageous Conversations at Work, at Home is a “must read” for anyone wanting to “accelerate” a career in a short time. It has a unique format - 85 individual coaching stories, each on a separate page. Each story illustrates how changing a communication habit quickly transformed the quality of a life, professionally and personally. They offer skills and strategies, which address a number of key communication topics including Leadership Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and Team Building.
Description
Courageous Conversations at Work, at Home is a “must read” for anyone wanting to “accelerate” a career in a short time. It has a unique format - 85 individual coaching stories, each on a separate page. Each story illustrates how changing a communication habit quickly transformed the quality of a life, professionally and personally. The interactive table of contents allows readers to “click on” the titles that attract their attention and directly apply to their lives. For example: “We Never Have to Be a Victim Again – In Any Conversation” “I Discovered that When I Speak, No One is Listening!” “Asking Two Questions Helped a Daughter Solve Her Own Problem” “If Only Someone Had Told Him He Was a Bully” “What Family Communication Legacy Will You Leave Behind?” In thought-provoking scenarios, the stories unfold with: -a communication habit the individual may need to change -the family history of how the habit developed -the substitution of a “new” habit -and the skills and courage for making the change The stories in Courageous Conversations: at Work and at Home offer skills and strategies, which address a number of key communication topics including Leadership Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and Team Building.
About the author
Peter deLisser is an International Author, Executive Communications Coach, Team Builder, and Speaker. International Recognition Peter’s internationally published book, “Be Your Own Executive Coach: Master High Impact Communication Skills”, was translated into Japanese in 2001, into Korean in 2006, and is on Amazon.com’s list of top 100 General Business Communication Books. The International Listening Association named Peter the “2006 Business Listener of the Year”. In 1993, Fortune Magazine dubbed him as the “Executive’s New Coach” Peter accomplished a six-month international team building assignment for a 14-person marketing team on 5 continents, which involved team meetings in Switzerland, monthly video conferences, and individual telephone coaching calls. He was the closing speaker for an IBM 500 manager Sales meeting. The International Listening Association, American Society of Training and Development, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants have published his professional articles including: “Give the Gift of Listening”, “Every Conversation is a Sales Call”, “What is the Agenda for this Meeting”, and “My Boss is a Screamer”. Peter is President and owner of Responsible=Communications, with the mission to: Coach Business Organizations to Master their A, B, C’s: Accelerate a Leader’s Personal Communications Build Productivity in New (and Existing) Teams Create 100% Responsible Leadership Meetings Diverse Client Base Peter’s diverse client base of fortune 100 companies includes: Businessweek, Philip Morris, Hoffman La Roche, International Paper, IBM, Ernst & Young, McGraw-Hill, and Becton Dickinson. Previous Experience Prior to starting his own company, Peter’s business experience includes serving as Manager of Human Resources, Executive Outplacement and Development Consultant, National Sales Training Manager, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Earlier in his career, he coached college football at Williams College and Columbia University.
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