Dealing With People You Can't Stand

Dealing With People You Can't Stand

How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Focuses on the thirteen most unwanted types of difficult people in work situations--including the whiner, the sniper, and the know-it-all--and provides strategies for dealing with each type.

McGraw Hill

The international bestseller--­­more than 500,000 copies sold!

With their 1994 international bestseller, Dealing with People You Can't Stand, Drs. Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner armed a civility-starved world with no-nonsense strategies for dealing with difficult people with tact and skill. Since then, cell phones, the Internet, voice mail, and other technological wonders designed to bring people closer together have only made it that much harder to avoid "people you can't stand;" even worse, they've also created exciting new ways for annoying people to realize their talent for being pains in the butt.

Updated and revised for the digital age, this new edition of Brinkman and Kirschner's bestselling guide shows readers how to successfully combat the whiners, grenades, tanks, snipers, close-talkers, pedants, and other rude, crude, and inconsiderate people who can ruin your day at work, in stores, on the street, in restaurants, at the movies, in waiting rooms, by fax, phone, and E-mail, and in cyberspace.


The international bestseller--­­more than 500,000 copies sold!With their 1994 international bestseller, Dealing with People You Can't Stand, Drs. Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner armed a civility-starved world with no-nonsense strategies for dealing with difficult people with tact and skill. Since then, cell phones, the Internet, voice mail, and other technological wonders designed to bring people closer together have only made it that much harder to avoid "people you can't stand;" even worse, they've also created exciting new ways for annoying people to realize their talent for being pains in the butt.Updated and revised for the digital age, this new edition of Brinkman and Kirschner's bestselling guide shows readers how to successfully combat the whiners, grenades, tanks, snipers, close-talkers, pedants, and other rude, crude, and inconsiderate people who can ruin your day at work, in stores, on the street, in restaurants, at the movies, in waiting rooms, by fax, phone, and E-mail, and in cyberspace.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2002
Edition: Revised and updated edition
ISBN: 9780071379441
0071379444
Characteristics: xix, 226 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Kirschner, Rick

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Apr 29, 2011

Straight forward techniques for dealing with difficult people, some are a little flaky, but most are on the nose

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