Critical examination of the characteristics, tactics, opponents and policy impact of a national interest group operating in the USA today:Akademische Schriftenreihe. 1. Auflage. Katrin Schmidt
Everything you do in life involves some sort of negotiation. You negotiate with your boss over your salary...with your coworkers over where to hold a meeting...and even with your family about where to take a vacation. When you buy a car, sell an idea, or solve any problems that involve others, your ability to negotiate is the key factor to getting what you want, and what you deserve. How to Become a Better Negotiator shows you the five basic steps of negotiation, how to avoid negotiation pitfalls and arrive at a successful conclusion. It covers important topics such as listening, assertiveness and how to deal with hostile opponents. This audiobook also teaches the common characteristics shared by all great negotiators, the different tactics for handling conflict, and how to plan and execute a successful negotiation strategy. The worksheets and graphics found in the print and ebook editions of this book have been adapted for audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Bond. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008873/bk_brll_008873_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Poker is tightly woven into the fabric of American culture. Phrases like ´´ace in the hole´´, ´´calling a bluff´´, ´´up the ante´´, and ´´when the chips are down´´ are all part of everyday speech. The game is played by hundred of thousands of people online 24 hours a day, and shows like Celebrity Poker Showdown have given this hobby even more far-reaching exposure.Texas hold ´em is considered the best-known, most-played variety of the game. As many executives, including Bill Gates, have discovered, winning at poker has more in common with winning in business than meets the eye. Now, everyone who wants to make more money and succeed in business can use these cunning strategies to their full advantage - at the card table and at the conference table.Following on the popularity of his best seller The Art of War for Executives, author Donald G. Krause, along with co-author Jeff Carter, reveals practical advice for outmaneuvering opponents and achieving success, effectively transferring tactics for winning at Texas hold ´em to every competitive arena. Readers will discover how to:Develop the characteristics needed to win - including confidence, patience, and logicMaster no-limit tactics like deception, discipline, and observationOvercome the causes of failure that can trip up any playerUse strategies like reading the table, bluffing, spotting bluffs, and finding and exploiting small edgesUseful, entertaining, and shrewd, this is the only book that shows readers how to use hold ´em poker to beat the competition, no matter the odds. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Aaron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/001674/bk_adbl_001674_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What makes a team great? Not just good. Not just functional. But great? Over the last six years, longtime Sports Illustrated associate editor Don Yaeger has been invited by some of the greatest companies in the world to speak about the habits of high-performing individuals. Delivering an average of 80 keynote speeches per year, Don was approached by his most consistent client, Microsoft, to develop a talk on what allowed some teams to play at a championship level year after year. From Microsoft and Starbucks to the New England Patriots and San Antonio Spurs, what do some organizations do seemingly better than most all of their opponents? Don took the challenge. He began building into his travel schedule opportunities to interview our generation´s greatest team builders from the sports and business worlds. During this process he has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. From those interviews Don has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams. Building on the stories, examples, and firsthand accounts, each chapter in Great Teams comes with applicable examples of how to apply these characteristics in any organization. Great Teams is the ultimate intersection of the sports and business worlds and a powerful companion for thought leaders, teams, managers, and organizations that seek to perform similarly. The insight shared in this book is sure to enhance any team in its pursuit of excellence. Great teams understand the ´´why´´ Great teams allow culture to shape who they recruit Great teams run successful huddles Great teams manage dysfunction, friction, and strong personalities Great teams see value others miss Great teams know how to win in critical situations Great teams embrace change Great teams build a mentoring culture ... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Roy Grimsley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tnwd/000578/bk_tnwd_000578_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.