Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance
George Kohlrieser—an international leadership professor, consultant, and veteran hostage negotiator—explains that it is only by openly facing conflict that we can truly progress through the most difficult business challenges. In this provocative book, he reveals how the proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship. Step by step, he outlines the seven key factors that anyone can use to remove the blocks that stand in the way of resolving tough problems and shows how business leaders, in particular, can develop and access the skills they need to create trust and a positive mind-set in their companies.
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Review: Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise PerformanceUser Review - Megan - Goodreads
I first met George in 2012 at an alumni event put on by my business school in Boston. I found him to be an engaging and captivating speaker and lamented the fact that I had not had the privilege of ... Read full review
Review: Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise PerformanceUser Review - Shireen Khan - Goodreads
The author led a module for a group I was in and told some mind-flipping stories. I was impressed with his insights and track record. For the past five years, I've been carrying the book around meaning to read it! Read full review