Nick Tasler is a writer, researcher, organizational psychologist and a regular contributor to BusinessWeek.com. He and his work have been featured in media including U.S. News & World Report, Psychologies, Marie-Claire, FoxBusiness.com, and on NBC-TV, BBC Radio and Irish Talk Radio. He lives with his wife and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Think you need awe-inspiring visions, complicated plans, and fist-pounding speeches to inspire change? Think again.
A rising tide of real leaders ranging from banking executives and heads of multinational manufacturers to hospital administrators and small business owners have discovered a surprisingly simple way to deliver steady results in spite of unrelenting change. Brimming with compelling stories and grounded in research, Domino: The Simplest Way to Inspire Change reveals two approaches to leading change: Change by Addition and Change by Decision. Disturbingly, Change by Addition is far less effective, but is used far more often. Until now. Luckily, Change by Decision is not only more effective it also requires less time and fewer resources—allowing ordinary managers to take their teams in exciting new directions.Understand how to free yourself and your team from the shackles of change by addition.Explore stories of real leaders in a multitude of industries to see how the Domino techniques apply in any situationExamine the leadership skills that inspire smart strategies and adaptive teamsExecute plans quicker and easier by mastering the art of effective change leadership
Domino: The Simplest Way to Inspire Change is a radically simple book that highlights a new approach for executing change and inspiring agility in the workplace.
After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.
Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.