How to Live with an Idiot: Clueless Creatures and the People who Love Them

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Career Press, Oct 1, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 255 pages
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Hoover offers practical, useful advice for anyone who has to deal with clueless creatures in their lives--from bosses to spouses to teenagers--and helps readers laugh at them, as well.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Through the Eyes of an Idiot
29
Not All Idiots Are Created Equal
45
Composite Idiots
63
The Seven Relational Sins and Solutions
77
The Second Relational Sin and Solution
99
The Third Relational Sin and Solution
121
The Fourth Relational Sin and Solution
145
The Fifth Relational Sin and Solution
167
The Sixth Relational Sin and Solution
185
The Seventh Relational Sin and Solution
207
God Me and the Idiots in That Order
225
Index
247
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JOHN HOOVER, PhD, is an organizational behavior specialist, author, consultant, popular speaker, and seminar leader. A former executive in the Disneyland Entertainment Division, he has consulted with such clients as Boeing, Delta Air Lines, Hilton Hotels, IBM, Motorola, and Xerox. He is also the author (with Roger DiSilvestro) of The Art of Constructive Confrontation: How to Achieve More Accountability with Less Conflict, from Wiley.
Visit www.constructiveconfrontation.com or www.idiotworld.org.

BILL SPARKMAN is one of America's top sales trainers and motivational speakers. His approach to business and life has thrilled audiences since 1987. His "clipboard" style of educating was developed after a successful career in the world of sports as a player and coach. Fire up your sales team; Bill makes learning fun!
Visit www.billsparkmanthecoach.com.

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