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Winning Ways: Four Secrets for Getting Great Results by Working Well withPeople

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In the bestselling tradition of Who Moved My Cheese? and The One Minute Manager, this smart little book, written as a business parable, tells the story of a young man who is sent from the corporate ladder to the football field to learn a lesson in team playing from one person who knows how to win - a college football coach.
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Published December 1st 2001 by Berkley (first published February 7th 2000)
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PBnJ
Winning Ways: 4 Secrets for Getting Great Results by Working Well with People is a modern-day parable from the author of Who Moved My Cheese, Dick Lyles.

The central character, Albert, is a young up-and-coming corporate employee that is struggling with the idea that he, though intelligent and focused, has room for improvement when it comes to working with his teammates and business partners. He encounters problems when he's asked to work with a team on a project and he takes it personally, to the
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Mtbike40
Jul 16, 2013 Mtbike40 rated it liked it
This book was listed on a reading list for the business competency of building strategic work relationships. I felt that the book provided principles that would assist one in developing stronger relationships with groups and individuals. The challenge with the book is that there is so much time spent building up the storyline of the parable that you get just the basics of the key actions to build the competency. The book is a quick read so it is worth while and reinforces what is found in many ...more
Katy
Oct 24, 2012 Katy rated it did not like it
The book had a good message but it could have been finished in 4 pages because it didn't have very much depth. More examples from different industries would have been nice, also how to over come obstacles that got in the way of achieving a "winning way". Parts of the book felt like a reading a very bad play.
Amy
May 17, 2009 Amy rated it liked it
This book was a requirement for a class that I am taking. It is very short and easy to read. The principles of the book are clearly outlined. And while it is no great work of art, the point is made clearly and succinctly, and the principles taught are good for everyone to know.
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A little contrived, but a nice set of guidelines for business etiquette.
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