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Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to…

Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People…

by Rick Brinkman

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I thought this might have some interesting tips, but it wasn't very useful. Nothing new or interesting and not written that well. There are many better books out there about getting along with others. ( )
  KatKealy | Jun 7, 2016 |
A little old-fashioned in ideas but all in all informative. I'll be trying a few of these techniques! ( )
  AdorablyBookish | Aug 29, 2015 |
This book is a humourus way of dealing with people in a workplace who might be annoying/detrimental to your work. It follows a model based on understanding that person who is annyoing you, then ways to deal with the ten most common unwanted co-workers.

Anyone going into a career that has to deal with co-workers could get something out of this book
  OHIOCLDC | Jun 25, 2015 |
The Tank, The Sniper, The Grenade, The KnowItAll, The ThinksTheyKnowItAll; The Yes person, The Maybe person, The Nothing person, The No person, The Whiner; Get the task done, Get the task right, Get along with others, Get appreciation from people; Threatened intentions to the previous 4 tasks; From conflict to cooperation; What if people can't stand YOU? 8oz of prevention in phone calls, 8oz prevention in email; How to change YOUR attitude; ( )
  kimgroome | Nov 8, 2012 |
This was alright. I am not a huge fan of categorizing people and acting as if what works for one will work for all. And I guess if you need a book to tell you that being compassionate will help you to get along with people, maybe this is something you should check out. ( )
  MrsTalksTooMuch | Aug 19, 2011 |
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The international bestseller--­­more than 500,000 copies sold!

With their 1994 international bestseller, Dealing with People You Can't Stand, Drs. Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner armed a civility-starved world with no-nonsense strategies for dealing with difficult people with tact and skill. Since then, cell phones, the Internet, voice mail, and other technological wonders designed to bring people closer together have only made it that much harder to avoid "people you can't stand;" even worse, they've also created exciting new ways for annoying people to realize their talent for being pains in the butt.

Updated and revised for the digital age, this new edition of Brinkman and Kirschner's bestselling guide shows readers how to successfully combat the whiners, grenades, tanks, snipers, close-talkers, pedants, and other rude, crude, and inconsiderate people who can ruin your day at work, in stores, on the street, in restaurants, at the movies, in waiting rooms, by fax, phone, and E-mail, and in cyberspace.

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This text aims to teach you how to combat whiners, grenades, tanks, and snipers who can ruin your day via e-mail. The authors have taken the dated material, and added new material based on questions from their seminar audiences and research they have been conducting for their training sessions.… (more)

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