Good Self, Bad Self

Good Self, Bad Self

Transforming Your Worst Qualities Into Your Biggest Assets

By Judy Smith

Free Press, Hardcover, 9781451649994, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2012

Description
From the real-life crisis expert who inspired ABC's "Scandal."
Everyone must learn to live with personal missteps. Whether you ve put yourself in an awkward situation, or you find that you ve unwittingly created a full-blown crisis, Judy Smith is here to teach you how to look within to diffuse, mitigate, and resolve issues at their root.
"Good Self, Bad Self" will teach you how to face and overcome potential problems before they send your life spinning out of control. Using the straightforward and incredibly effective POWER model which incorporates the same strategies Judy uses with her high-profile clients you can learn to master and expertly handle any sticky situation in your own life. Smith distills years of experience, sharing tools we all need to face our mistakes and overcome them.


About the Author
In a career spanning nearly 25 years, Judy Smith's unique combination of communication, legal and political skills have served a wide range of clients facing some of the most high profile challenges of our times. Having established herself of as one of the premier crisis management experts in the world, Smith has become the go-to person for corporations, politicians, and celebrities seeking counsel in times of crisis. She has worked on: the Iran Contra investigation, the prosecution of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas, the impeachment process of President Clinton, the Chandra Levy investigation, as well as the Enron Congressional inquiry. She also serves as a counselor to BellSouth, Union Pacific, Starwood Hotels, Nextel, Federated Department Stores, United Healthcare, Americhoice, Wal-Mart, Radio-One, Waste Management Corporation, Deloitte & Touche and AIG, among other companies.