From the Inside Flap
Executive Power In today′s high–octane business world, you need all the advantages you can get. Success isn′t just about making the right decisions or adopting smart strategies. Success also depends on knowing what′s going on around you. As a business leader, imagine if you could almost always tell when people were lying to you, or if you could successfully persuade colleagues, workers, or bosses to always go along with your ideas. The truth is, you can. All you need is the right knowledge and the basic human powers of perception. In Executive Power, author and PhD David Lieberman gives you the same techniques and strategies of persuasion that are used by the FBI, the U.S. military, mental health professionals, professional negotiators, and leading business executives from major corporations. Loaded with carefully formulated psychological tactics that you can apply to any person or any situation, Executive Power gives you the ability to get what you need when you need it. More than just strategies or principles, these are solutions to your business problems that will give you a built–in advantage over the competition when you discover how to: Get back any customer you′ve lost Gain iron–clad loyalty from employees, customers, and clients Get any group of people to work together as a team Turn a lazy worker into a top producer Manage difficult employees with ease and grace Quickly soften the impact of negative publicity Collect money owed to you, no matter how long overdue Spot a bluff from a mile away Instantly resolve difficult personality conflicts When the stakes are this high, can you really afford not to have every tool at your disposal? Executive Power gives you the ultimate tools for running your business.
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From the Back Cover
Learn to be the ultimate leader with true Executive Power The best leaders in the business world aren′t just great strategists or decision–makers. They have a different set of skills that you can′t learn at business school—powers of persuasion and comprehension that make getting things done easier. In Executive Power, you′ll master the psychological tactics to persuade the people around you and gain trusted allies. Imagine what kind of leader you′d be if you could: Practically read the minds of colleagues and competitors Shut down gossip and rumors in the office Boost morale and keep employees super–productive Manage the most difficult people with ease Spot a lie or a bluff from a mile away Convince a room full of people to join your team Master the art of charisma so everyone likes you Make difficult changes in the office without angry, bitter employees With Executive Power, you can do all this and more, with the same proven psychological tactics used by police investigators, top negotiators, the armed forces, and great business executives around the world. If you don′t learn these tactics, watch out; your competitors probably will.
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