How to Work with Just About Anyone: A 3-Step Solution for Getting Difficult People to Change
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How to Work with Just About Anyone: A 3-Step Solution for Getting Difficult People to Change

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THREE SIMPLE STEPS FOR TRANSFORMING YOUR WORKPLACE
Every office has them: the ever-complaining colleague...the co-worker who is constantly late for meetings...the boss who either blows up at you or blows you off...or the one person who drives everyone else totally crazy.
The problem is, the conventional methods -- like repeated warnings, threats, and heartfelt discussion...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 20th 1999 by Touchstone
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Tania
I read a great deal of personal growth/self help books. This one has some good ideas, but it's not as good as many of the ones I've read. I must admit that Gill is a good, clear writer, and that she obviously understands the underlying theory that her suggestions are based on. She uses a lot of examples to illustrate her points. The book is well laid out and easy to follow. I particularly like that it contains a summary of the steps at the end. The author also provides a (too brief) bibliography...more
Greg
Basically, the author says that the only way to get other people who annoy you to change is to not try and change them. Or rather, try to change them by not trying to change them. Or rather, try to change them by not trying to change them by doing something different from what you are already doing to try and change them.

In the end, she didn't really give any advice on how to deal with annoying people, she just gave advice on how to try and change those annoying people. I'm sorry, but if I'm in...more
Justinia
Not terrifically convinced of the efficacy of its methods.
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