We’re getting ready for the runup to my next book, How To Click With People, due in June of this year from Hyperion Books. With that in mind, I thought it would be fun to share with you something from the book proposal that didn’t make it into the final manuscript.
In 2011, I’ll be offering my new speech and training program, “How To Click With People: Building the Personal Side of Business” in anticipation of the summer release of my next book. January release of the spoken word audio version of ‘Dealing With People You Can’t Stand,’ available through iTunes, Audible.com and on CD, from MacMillan.
If you’re ever called on to facilitate a meeting of others, you may be wondering what the most valuable actions you can take as a facilitator to get the best possible results while making the process easier on yourself and on the group.
Whether you’re voting Red, or Blue, or tea party white, your vote is important, it’s your voice in the ‘we the people’ chorus, and it will do more to tell these characters in our nation’s capitol that we are paying attention and we care than all the whining, groaning and fearful gnashing of teeth
Complacency is a form of slavery, binding one to a living death of inaction, non participation and default. The shackles are easy to slip into. They’re comfortable chains at first, because they require nothing but your disinterest and indifference. It is only later that the complacent wake up to find their window of opportunity for meaningful change has closed, and that they are trapped and bound to someone else’s agenda.
I was thinking about what I wanted to write about next on my blog, and it occurred to me that thinking critically is certainly something worth writing about. Creative thinking is also important, no doubt, because it leads to innovation, small or large steps forward towards a desired result. But what about critical thinking? When…