Most Likely to Succeed at Work: How to Get Ahead at Work Using Everything You Learned in High School
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school clas is running the country."
When it comes down to it, work-with its brown-nosers, know-it-alls, and gossips-is a lot like high school. With wit and uncanny accuracy, Wilma Davidson and Jack Dougherty present and analyze the common personality types we're all familiar with from the high school cafeteria who now reside in the workplace to help you identify and better communicate with each type.
Looking for insight on how to work best with your boss, get along with a troublesome colleague, or present yourself at the office? This fun and practical guide offers crib notes for getting along-and getting ahead-amidst the bullies, cheerleaders, and other members of "the Class," For example:
-If your supervisor is an A Student, mirror his work ethic
-If your client is a Complainer, be proactive in solving any problems
-If your colleague is a Bully, stand your ground
Complete with advice on handling authority, popularity, conformity, and other concerns from high school that live on in the workplace, this delightful guide will entertain and educate.
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Most likely to succeed at work: how work is just like high school: crib notes for getting along and getting ahead amidst the bullies, teacher's pets, cheerleaders, and other members of "the class"User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The title pretty much says it all in this business/self-help manual by corporate communications coaches Davidson and Dougherty. Using high school stereotypes found in teen movies, if not actual high ... Read full review