Dance Lessons: Six Steps to Great Partnerships in Business & Life
From Chip R. Bell, the bestselling author of Customers as Partners , Managers as Mentors , and Managing Knock You rSocks Off Service , partnering with Heather Shea, the former president of The Tom Peters Group's training and consulting company. Provides invaluable insights into the changing world of powerful partnering. Offers tools, details techniques, and provides activities and resources to help you develop successful partnerships in every enterprise. Partnerships are fast becoming the primary structure of contemporary business, as organizations partner with vendors, unions, customers, and even competitors to take advantage of short-term market opportunities, leverage intellectual capital, and create more flexible and innovative enterprises. In this important guide, authors Chip Bell and Heather Shea offer an in-depth look at how we can successfully manage partnerships and build them with substance-passion, quality, heart, and soul. While many other books have examined therational, logical, analytical sides of partnership, none has fully explored the irrational, illogical, emotional sides, which are most often what cause partnerships to falter or fail. Dance Lessons is a comprehensive guide to the interpersonal side of partnerships, revealing exactly how the champions choreograph their partnership dances for show-stopping performances. It features: new perspectives to help you decide if partnership is right for you, exciting tools for selecting the right form ofpartnership, important techniques to help you get emotionally prepared to partner, smart ways to accurately pick good partners, engaging activities to help you practice your partnership skills, effective methods for dealing with difficult partners and partnerships, vital cues that let you know when the partnership is ready to end, and helpful tips on how to end it, insights on how to manage external factors that effect partnership success, practical resources to help you continue to learn abouteffective partnering. Dance Lessons shows how to develop meaningful, ethical, and soulful partnerships in every interaction throughout your work and your life.
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Keeping the Magic in Motion 124
Preparing for Partnership
Choosing the Right Partnership
Understanding What Makes
Picking Great Partners
What Makes a Great Partner?
The ElevenPoint Checklist
Three Partnering Drills
Using Your Heart to Keep Great
Using Your Head to Keep Great
What to Do When You Trip Up
Coping with Pain Thats Not Your Fault
Calling It Curtains
Ending a Partnership That Worked
Getting the Partnership in Shape
The Conditions of Conditioning
Blocking Out Your Performance Together
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