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More on “As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick”

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka of Dallas takes a look at the chapter on having difficult conversations with employees from  As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by Peter Meyers and Shann Nix. Previously, I wrote about As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by […]

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Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka explains how a specific passage in Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way influences the way he writes. If you’re going to be writing something, take a look at Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the […]

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As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka reviews As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by Peter Meyers and Shann Nix. If you’re thinking about a presentation you need to give, take a look at As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick, a new book by Peter […]

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Buy-in: Saving Your Good Ideas from Getting Shot Down

Employment law attorney Michael P. Maslanka reviews Buy-in: Saving Your Good Ideas from Getting Shot Down by John P. Kotter, finding that it gives good advice on handling common objections to new ideas. I highly recommend John P. Kotter’s new book Buy-In: Saving Your Good Idea from Getting Shot Down, which teaches you how to […]

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Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People

Employment law attorney Michael Maslanka reviews Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People by Edward M. Hallowell and finds it offers good advice on finding a dream that matches your talents. In Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People, Edward M. Hallowell offers some counterintuitive advice: “Taken […]

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EFCA: What’s All the Fuss About?

Yesterday, we shared some thoughts from Phillip Russell, Esq. of Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP on what the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would mean for employers.

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