Get Better (Hardcover)

15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work

By Todd Davis

Simon & Schuster, 9781501158308, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 7, 2017

List Price: 28.00*
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Description

Build Relationships That Will Become Your Organization's Greatest Assets

Fans of Crucial Conversations, The Speed of Trust, Radical Candor, and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team will love Get Better, from the publisher that brought you The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Strengthen relationships and improve communications skills: In Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work, Chief People Officer Todd Davis moves beyond the adage that an organization's greatest assets are its people. Instead, relationships drive professional and personal effectiveness—and, in the end, create a culture that can become an organization's competitive advantage.

Improve your emotional intelligence and become the ideal team player: In an approachable, engaging style, using real-world stories, Davis uncovers the most common relationship pitfalls that hurt careers and organizational results. From his experience observing, leading, and coaching others for more than thirty years, David identifies fifteen proven practices that anyone at any level of an organization can apply to be successful at work, improve business results, and truly master effective relationships.

Readers will learn how to:
-Behave their way to credibility
-Think we, not me
-Take stock of their emotional bank accounts
-Examine their real motives
-Do less talking and more active listening
-Make it safe to tell the truth and have difficult conversations
-Start with humility and much more!

Master communication, understand your emotions, and build effective relationships.


About the Author

Todd Davis, FranklinCovey’s Chief People Officer, has been entertaining and inspiring people throughout the world for more than twenty-five years, with his deep understanding of leadership, employee engagement, and talent management. He has delivered numerous keynote addresses and speeches at top industry conferences and associations, at annual corporate events, and for FranklinCovey clients, many of which are Fortune® 100 and 500 companies. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Praise For Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work

"A toolbox full of wisdom, an urgent starting point in finding possibility, potential and power in the people around you."—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

"If you want to learn how to boost your emotional health and significantly strengthen your relationships at work, Get Better is a must read. This highly engaging book from my friend, Todd Davis, highlights fifteen proven practices that help you shift thoughts and behaviors to optimize your effectiveness, relationships, and overall health.”—Dr. Daniel Amen, Director of the Amen Clinics and ten-time New York Times bestselling author 

“Relations are a crucial element to a healthy and vibrant life. Get Better presents fifteen transformative practices that will bring a higher level of health and strength to your personal and professional relationships.”—Jillian Michaels, wellness expert, entrepreneur, and eight-time New York Times bestselling author 

“Everyone wants to get better and be better. I’s a feeling and a notion without a roadmap or GPS. Now, at last, full disclosure on how you can get better, be better, do better and fulfill your destiny. Enjoy reading, absorbing and using the wisdom of Todd’s book.”Mark Victor Hansen

"Get Better will help you do just that - get better in all of your relationships – at work, at home and in your community. A must-read for anyone looking to improve in how they ‘relate’ to others.”—Larry King

“This is a wonderful, insightful book, full of great ideas that can change your life and release your potential.”Brian Tracy – Author – “No Excuses – The Power of Self- Discipline”

“If you want to win and work, succeed at home, and live a happy and fulfilled life, relationships are key. In Get Better, Todd humbly shares his life experience, along with the principles, practices, and pattern necessary for improving our daily associations with those who matter most and who have the greatest influence in our lives. Get Better is the best ‘relationship read’ of the year!”Michael Hyatt, New York Times bestselling author, Your Best Year Ever

"I have always believed that the workplace can only improve through the strengthening of relationships between people. In Get Better, we learn how to make these relationships meaningful and sustainable. If you believe that people are the key to business growth, Get Better will provide you with ways to unlock the potential of people and to create a high performing teams."Kimo Kippen, Chief Learning Officer, Hilton Worldwide