The PC intro: As a leadership author, in" Suck It Up Buttercup", Wendy Sellers will show you how to be a strong yet positive, effective leader using skills that motivate people to want to work hard for you and, eventually, increase the bottom line.
You will learn exactly how to be a leader people will follow. Why?
So that you can get work done.
The Real Intro: Dominant, direct leaders who don't get emotional get the job done, right? Take charge and cut to the chase, right? Other people who allow their emotions to get in the way of business need to just "suck it up." Right? Wrong! Suck It Up, Buttercup. You might be part of the problem.
This short management book covers topics ranging from personality styles (how some personality styles rub people the wrong way) to communication (which almost always goes wrong) and lack of common sense. Chapter 10 is an "Acting Lesson" that challenges you to change (but only for 15 minutes a day).
The PC Intro: Company Culture Is Key to Success. A great company culture is vital for engaging your most valuable resources: your employees. Why? Company culture determines whom you will attract and retain, whether the company as a whole has engaged, productive, effective team members or those employees who are just there for the paycheck.
The Real Intro: Engage these valuable (and expensive) employees or lose them. Worse, keep them while they are unengaged, unproductive and still taking a paycheck anyway.
Following are the five pillars of company culture:
4. Team Unity
PS: A "Thank You" is free and fits every budget!
The PC Intro: The Asshole Whisperer contains true stories and tips to deal with crappy leaders and jerks at work. You will learn how to use corporate values to hold people at work accountable for their conduct, how to give feedback about attitudes or behavior, and how to quickly assess and utilize personality traits to your benefit. Why? So you can get work done.
The Real Intro: Assholes are part of our lives. We can’t escape them as they are everywhere. However, it is how we deal with them that makes the difference. As The Asshole Whisperer at work, you will be able to tame people who exhibit a crappy attitude and shitty behavior regardless of their technical work performance.
This book is even shorter than the first book, even more direct and very thought-provoking. It gives you step by step instructions on how to create Company Values as a committee. It also leaves you wondering, am I part of the problem?
And yes there is a test at the end.
Wendy Sellers, The HR Lady®, is the business and HR management author of "The Asshole Whisperer, How to Deal with Crappy Leaders and Jerks at Work" and “Suck It Up, Buttercup. Be a Leader People Will Follow."
As a writer, speaker and HR consultant across the USA, she keeps it real, gets to the point fast and there is never any sugar coating! Realistic, Honest, and Reliable!
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The leadership concepts in the book “Suck It Up, Buttercup” really resonated with me as a fast -paced, direct leader myself. The manner which Wendy Sellers delivers these leadership concepts are so simple that I had to kick myself for not making these realizations before. I bought a copy for each of my managers to read and discuss. Our overall company-wide
5.0 out of 5 stars This book does not disappoint! In true Wendy Sellers fashion, she delivers powerful, direct lessons that make the reader turn inward often throughout the book. I love the no BS approach of Ms. Seller's works and this is the perfect follow up to Suck It Up, Buttercup! If other readers (and leaders) are like me, thinking that I always have my crap together in terms of leadership