No matter how talented, gifted or experienced, and no matter what role we serve or title we carry, our level of success isn't measured based on the work we produce; it's 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:
• Rude, bossy, sarcastic, inflexible or narcissistic • Prone to stealing credit and attention • Poor listeners and poor communicators • Hell-bent on creating toxic environments based on fear and distrust
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.