Squawk!: How to Stop Making Noise and Start Getting Results
In this fun, illuminating parable, we follow Charlie the Seagull as he learns that the secret to being a successful boss lies in a deeper understanding of what management really is and how our actions are perceived by those around us.
Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., is president and cofounder of TalentSmart, a think tank and consultancy, and coauthor of "The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book".
NEWS: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Fables & Parables
Posted December 9, 2008, 9:25 PM with category of General BusinessThe books on our 2008 shortlist for the Fables & Parables Category are: The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg and John David Mann (Portfolio, January 2008) Putting another person's needs before yours is the main principle in this business parable. Burg and Mann offer five "laws" to follow in order to become a real "go-giver": Value, Compensation, Influence, Authenticity and Receptivity. Understanding how to be a go-giver may just be the best kept secret that everyone should know about in the business world. Read more