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Working with People – The Missing Manual

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Language:  English
Almost everything a business does depends on people, but no-one teaches us how humans work. Working with Humans explains what motivates us and provides essential tools for managers.
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Almost everything a business does depends on people, but no-one teaches us how humans work. Managers have to deduce from scratch the complex rules of human behaviour, and must work out for themselves how to intervene in ways that make situations better.Written by Piers Bishop of WeThrive, Working with Humans helps fill that gap.Part 1, The Missing Manual for the Human Being, explains what motivates us and sets out a framework in which people will get on with each other, engage and perform better. Part 2, The Leadership Toolkit, contains essential tools for managers to help make that a reality.Used by itself or with this eBook will change the way you understand - and work with - your people.

About the author

Piers Bishop is a founder of WeThrive, the employee engagement platform which delivers insights, actions and learning content to help managers create a high performance culture and improve results. He is a member of the Engage for Success ‘guru’ group and founded the mental health charity Resolution which helps traumatised veterans recover from their nightmares.

  • About the author
  • Introduction
  1. The modern human – and its inheritance
  2. The implications for our behaviour
  3. Isn’t it good to be excited at work?
  4. Making the team a team
  5. What would a sustainably high-performance workplace look like?
  6. The multiple effects of fixing the workplace
  7. I want one of those…
  8. Making a start
  • Part two: The Leadership Toolkit
  1. Beginning the process of change
  2. Setting them up to succeed
  3. The ABC of conversations
  4. Talking about change so it happens
  5. The language of understanding
  6. I blame the scapegoats
  7. That didn’t work…
  8. Next steps
  9. Insomnia?
  • Endnotes
About the Author

Piers Bishop