5 years after writing it and publishing it on the Dutch market, and with over 10.000 copies sold, the Dragons are coming alive for all my English speaking and reading contacts. Caro van Eekelen, Senior Vice President L&D and Transformation of AccorHotels received the very first Dealing with Dragons.
Sometimes, someone can be so annoying to you, it does yourhead in! Whatever you try, the other person simply doesn’t wantto listen, is rude, insulting or outright vicious. You’re either sad orangry. The whole situation makes you sick, you start avoiding theperson concerned, suffer from headaches more often and you lieawake at night, looking for a solution.
Do you recognise this? If so, a Dragon has crossed your path.
Most people will have someone in their lives who behaves like a Dragon. An annoying, peevish and god-awful person that drives you up the wall! His mere presence makes the hairs in the back of your neck stand up. You try your best, but within a few minutes, he’s already hurt your feelings. He keeps doing what he always does. The exact thing that annoys you so. You’ve already given several hints. You’ve experimented with different approaches towards him. You’ve amply discussed the Dragon with others. And yet, nothing changes.
Eventually, you switch to a strategy of avoidance. But what if this is your boss? Or a colleague you work with a lot? Or one of your most important team members? Or your biggest customer? You can’t avoid the Dragon then! Ignoring doesn’t help either.He’s part of your life! In that case, there’s only one solution left:
you’ll have to tame the Dragon.
And that’s what this book is all about: what to do if you’ve got an unavoidable Dragon in your life! I’ll take you on a journey into the world of communication and influencing. Without complicated psychological approaches, I offer you clear insights, useful references and easy tips in taming the Dragons in your life.
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