Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office: Eight Strategies for Winning in Business without Being a Jerk

By Russ C. Edelman , Timothy R. Hiltabiddle , and Charles C. Manz
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8.00 Hours 09/15/2008 unabridged
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Many people suffer from Nice Guy Syndrome—they’re held back from higher levels of success by being too selfless at work. It’s a tricky problem, because if you start to think that being nice is bad, it’s easy to overcompensate with selfishness, intimidation, and intense aggression.  The founders of Nice Guy Strategies teach that nice is not about being weak or soft—that you can hang on to your morals, compassion, and sincerity and still get ahead. The key is to draw on eight practical strategies—the Nice Guy Bill of Rights—that will help you find the right balance.  Each chapter in Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office shares insights and stories from both ordinary nice guys and celebrity executives.

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Summary

Summary

Many people suffer from Nice Guy Syndrome—they’re held back from higher levels of success by being too selfless at work. It’s a tricky problem, because if you start to think that being nice is bad, it’s easy to overcompensate with selfishness, intimidation, and intense aggression. 

The founders of Nice Guy Strategies teach that nice is not about being weak or soft—that you can hang on to your morals, compassion, and sincerity and still get ahead. The key is to draw on eight practical strategies—the Nice Guy Bill of Rights—that will help you find the right balance. 

Each chapter in Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office shares insights and stories from both ordinary nice guys and celebrity executives.

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Author Bio: Charles C. Manz

Charles C. Manz is a speaker, consultant, and bestselling business author. He has a PhD in business and holds a chair at the University of Massachusetts. His work has been featured on radio and television and in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, US News & World Report, Success, Psychology Today, Fast Company, and several other national publications. He is the author or coauthor of nearly twenty books, including the bestsellers Business without Bosses, SuperLeadership, and The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus.

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Author Bio: Russ C. Edelman

Russ Edelman is an entrepreneur who has launched two successful technology-consulting companies, and cofounder of the consulting firm Nice Guy Strategies.

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Author Bio: Timothy R. Hiltabiddle

Timothy R. Hiltabiddle is a partner and chief creative officer in a marketing firm and cofounder of the consulting firm Nice Guy Strategies.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 8.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English