WARNING: Gray Matters is addictive; get ready to laugh and learn
Forget deserted islands, today's toughest survival challenge is the workplace. Threatened with layoffs, reorganization, or other dramatic changes, people need a guidebook for navigating the treacherous wilds of work. Full of uncommon insight and practical guidance, Gray Matters offers real business wisdom in an action-packed, endlessly entertaining illustrated format that trades cynicism for solutions.
You'll meet Gray Blanderson, a frazzled product engineer who devises a road map for survival and overcoming the toughest workplace challenges, including:
"Gray Matters shows us business books don't have to be boring; fun and provocative is better!"
-Bob Nelson, PhD, bestselling author of 1001 Ways to Reward Employees
"A unique and humorous insight into how to stay ahead in today's highly competitive workplace."
-Harry Paul, bestselling coauthor of Fish!
"Gray Matters is Heloise meets Dilbert-hints for the workplace with artwork and humor!"
-Heloise, Internationally syndicated columnist, author and broadcaster
An illustrated guide to surviving today's turbulent and challenging workplace from the authors of "The Wall Street Journal" bestseller "The Boss's Survival Guide"
Forget the Australian Outback or the Amazon jungle-today's toughest survival challenge is the minefield we call work. It's impossible to "do more with less," especially with the looming threat of another reorganization, layoff, or other dramatic change. The good news is that you've got a new power tool for what ails you at work: "Gray Matters." This inventive new book combines lively visuals, engaging characters, and impudent humor. But "Gray Matters" also offers hope and proven strategies to show you how to succeed at work today: how to sell successfully how to survive a layoff how to overcome the stress and pressure of today's frenetic workplace.
Think Dilbert with a solution. Your tour guides are the employees of GlobalGadget: Gray Blanderson, a frazzled employee seeking a promotion; Rick Newman, Gray's nemesis; S. P. Chan g, a Gen-Xer and a wise soul; and Virginia Edgarly, Gray's boss who will do whatever is required to be the next CEO.
A follow-up to the bestseller, "The Boss's Survival Guide," this new book is a must for all managers in this turbulent work environment. This funny guide will help managers navigate change, improve morale and develop business strategies.
WARNING: "Gray Matters" is addictive; get ready to laugh and learn.
About the Author :
Bob Rosner has contributed to Gray Matters: The Workplace Survival Guide as an author.
Rosner has consulted to the Fortune 500, served as an adjunct professor to MBA students, and founded three corporations.
Allan Halcrow has contributed to Gray Matters: The Workplace Survival Guide as an author. Halcrow is a noted authority on management issues, and is Publisher and Editor-in-chief of Workforce and Vice President of ACC Communications.
John Lavin has contributed to Gray Matters: The Workplace Survival Guide as an author. BOB ROSNER is the coauthor, with Allan Halcrow, of the Wall Street Journal bestseller "The Boss's Survival Guide." He speaks humorously and memorably to groups around the world and writes the internationally syndicated column "Working Wounded: Advice that Adds Insight to Injury."
ALLAN HALCROW is an award-winning business editor, bestselling author and a partner in WorkPositive, a consulting firm that offers assessment, communications strategies, and training.
JOHN LAVIN is an award-winning cartoonist and an artist with such clients as Starbucks, Barneys New York, and Nordstrom.
|Title:||Gray Matters: The Workplace Survival Guide||Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Author:||Bob Rosner, Allan Halcrow, John Lavin|
|No. of Pages:||336|
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