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The Compromise Trap: How to Thrive at Work Without Selling Your Soul

The Compromise Trap helps you tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy compromise, and build the six personal foundations that allow you to stay true to yourself and be a positive force in your organization.

The Compromise Trap: How to Thrive at Work Without Selling Your Soul

Elizabeth Doty

Elizabeth Doty

Elizabeth Doty is a consultant and coach with a passion for helping leaders increase the engagement, alignment and integrity that allow them to generate extraordinary value. Since 1993, her firm WorkLore has helped organizations such as Intuit, Hewlett Packard, CDM Inc, Stanford University, Skillsoft, and Archstone-Smith improve performance by keeping their commitments real.  She has presented at Systems Thinking in Action, the Business Ethics Network, and the Bay Area Society for Organizational Learning and assisted Dr. William Ury in research for his book, The Power of a Positive No. Ms. Doty’s book, The Compromise Trap: How to Thrive at Work without Selling your Soul was published by Berrett-Koehler in 2009.

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Getting to Team Synergy, part 2

In the last post on Team Synergy, we explored the fact that teams often waver in deciding whether to invest in real teamwork.  We often fail to recognize the ways our work is already interdependent and how we can disrupt each other if we do not actively manage those connections. 

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