Your Boss Is Not Your Mother: Breaking Free from Emotional Politics to Achieve Independence and Success at Work

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Wellness Institute, Inc., 1995 - Business & Economics - 223 pages
 

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Contents

Part
1
Why Your Boss Looks Like Your Mother
15
Recognizing Your Own FamilyPatterned
36
Dealing with Oppressive Authority
49
Manipulating with Guilt
60
Competing for a Place
68
Mixed Messages
75
Covert Power Games
82
Part Three
127
Map the Emotional Dynamics in Your Family
150
Assess the Risks
168
Choose Your Changes
185
Plan for Resistance
191
Make the Change and Assess the Results
197
Hidden Perks
205
Epilogue
211

Denial Avoidance
96
Thirteen Tools for Claiming Your Power
103

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About the author (1995)

DesRoches has a master's degree in counseling, hospital administration, and business administration, and is currently a Ph.D. in pastoral counseling and psychology. He leads workshops nationally on codependence and dysfunctional families.

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