Life Would Be Easy If It Weren't for Other People

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Corwin Press, Apr 27, 1999 - Education - 200 pages
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This book will help the reader recognise and correct patterns of communication and behavior which, left unchecked, can be very destructive to relationships with family, friends, children, co-workers and bosses.

The authors outline the four basic communication/behaviour patterns: aggressive, passive and passive-aggression; and describe in detail what each `look like' in the home. Workplace with children.

 

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Contents

9 The Good News and Bad News
7
2m The Basics
19
Manipulation Through
50
Dealing With the Aggressive Person
79
Path of Least Resistance
95
7 Dealing With the Passive Person
131
Getting Even
145
9 Dealing With the PassiveAggressive Person
169
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About the author (1999)

Connie Podestais a licensed professional counselor, comedienne, actress, educator, playwright, songwriter, and radio/TV talk show host with more than 25 years of experience in the corporate sector, health care, and education. Connie has addressed more than two million people throughout the world on key topics, including "Life Would Be Easy If It Werenât For Other People," "How To Be the Person Successful Companies Fight to Keep," "If Weâre Going to Win This Race, We Need to Run in the Same Direction," and "Everyone Thinks They Can Do My Job, But Nobody Wants It." She is the author of three books, including the best-sellingLife Would Be Easy If It Werenât For Other People,published by Corwin Press.

 

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