How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships By Leil Lowndes Includes concrete building blocks to the elusive qualities that lead to their success. Author broke them down into easily digestible, news-you-can-use techniques.
Rand’s greatest strength is her understanding of the hidden and often unconscious motivations of the left-wing intellectual – their contempt for those whose interests they claim to champion, their thirst for power, their determination to crush dissent, their willingness to embrace repression to enforce their doctrines
The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup scrutinizes those all-important “people problems” that bed evil all founders—even solo founders—and their startups. These problems often follow predictably from common dilemmas faced by any startup as it grows and evolves—what I call “founding dilemmas
The sequential development of the subject matter in Crucial Conversations : Tools for talking When Stakes are High By Patterson & Grenny is brilliant. It moves you from understanding the supernal power of dialogue, to clarifying what you really want to have happen and focusing on what actually is happening, to creating conditions of safety, to using self-awareness and self-knowledge.