Lessons and inspiration for professional success.
Are you often unable to see the other personâs point of view? Do you struggle to handle change well? Do you want to be more creative? Do you want to be a better team player or a better boss? There is no doubt that acquiring such talents will greatly affect your performance and your overall success in business relationships.
This original book provides the answers in the form of short and easy-to-read, illustrated stories. Each one tells the moral tale of an individual who encounters situations similar to any modern-day managerâs, and provides lessons and inspirations to help you develop your talent.
- Publisher: LIDÂ Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-907794-02-5
- Bookbinding: Paperback w/flaps
- Number of pages: 144
Juan Mateo is an experienced business coach specialising in conflict management, leadership and creativity. He was previously a director of courses at Colombia University, the Disney University and the Royal Complutense College at Harvard.
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