Building a Partnership with Your Boss
Author: Jerry Wisinski
Pub Date: March 1999
Print Edition: $12.95
Print ISBN: 9780814470138
Page Count: 120
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814415870
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The Boss and The Assistant. It's a basic business relationship, and the structure is easy: The Boss gives orders, and The Assistant obeys.
But there’s an alternative that's better for both assistant and boss, and it's called "partnership." In this eye-opening book, assistants learn how they can break out of old, narrow roles and enjoy working with a boss instead of for a boss. This change liberates creativity and self-confidence, and reveals hidden skills and interests. It also makes an assistant more valuable (and promotable) to the boss and the company. Readers learn specific techniques for how to:
* initiate the transition to a partnering relationship
* understand their boss's work style and adapt to it -- without losing their sense of self
* become a proactive worker who takes responsibility for mistakes and credit for successes
About the Author
JERRY WISINSKI (San Antonio,TX) is a consultant with expertise in interpersonal skills, assertiveness training, and team building. He served as Executive Director of International Trainers, Educators, and Consultants at Trinity University, and is the author of Resolving Conflicts on the Job (AMACOM).
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