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Peer Power: Transforming Workplace RelationshipsPeer Power provides the keys to effective interpersonal collaboration. Building on a foundation of four principles (Be Real, Extend Respect, Take Responsibility, and Build Relationships), you will expand your ability to positively influence others. The authors share common mistakes they’ve made, along with the choices they recommend to work effectively with challenging people. From the “drive-by boss” and the “faux-smart” boss to the “whiner” and the “clueless colleague,” the book exposes nine behavior patterns that may bedevil you at work. Rather than pointing fingers at others, Peer Power encourages you to modify your behavior so you can influence changes in their behavior. If your selected strategy fails, Peer Power offers a “Plan B” for your next best option.
Ray Olitt has over 25 years of experience in the training and organizational development field. He currently consults with and coaches leaders in a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations. He retired as Manager of Organizational Development for a health insurance company in 2003. Prior to that, he served as Manager of Management and Professional Development for a bank and as a Management and Organizational Development Specialist for two aerospace companies.
Ray’s skills at engaging audiences with practical content have resulted in dozens of invitations to present workshops at home and abroad. Ray designed and frequently taught the very popular workshop “Working Well with People Over Whom You Have No Authority” for a human resources organization serving all of Washington state. This workshop has attracted more attendees than any comparable program in the organization’s history. Ray earned an Ed.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a specialization in Adult Curriculum Development.
Your clueless coworker means well, but has no idea of her negative impact on people. Here is a video that will introduce you to how she can come across.
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© 2011 Cynthia Clay and Ray Olitt