Written by a coach with over 23 years of experience The Thin Book of® Smart People Skills is a ‘coach in a book.’ Katina has culled her thousands of hours of coaching into 8 tools to address the most common areas that savvy leaders excel in. The tools are:
Understand How You Think
Focus on Process
Recognize and Acknowledge Emotions
Prepare for Conversations
Ask Don’t Tell
Explore Before Problem Solving
Foster a Performance Feedback Culture
Each chapter includes simple and practical tips that can be applied immediately including up-to-date tips on managing upward, working in both virtual teams and cross-cultural teams. By consolidating these tools in one place, with real-life scenarios, and examples of 'how to say it’, the book is a valuable reference for knowledge workers, project managers and newer managers.
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The Thin Book of® Smart People Skills also would make a good introduction to a leadership workshop. Early readers felt it was a great resource for newer managers. Other readers thought it was a wonderful review for experienced leaders. As Katina puts it, "This book offers you succinct and useful tactics that will provide results toward your strategic goals. Applied consistently, these people skills will help you improve relationships and performance."
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Paperback: 96 pages
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