"From Breakthrough to Breakthrough: Forging Resilient Business Relationships in the Heat of Change" is your guide to creating a team that survives an unpredictable future that is becoming more and more unpredictable day by day . This book examines the underlying dynamics that turn tension into conflict or resilience. It shows readers how to measure this voltage and exploit it properly to achieve a higher level of performance.
Dealing with the conflict that naturally occurs in a business requires balancing the right amount of stress. If the relationships in your business go too far to the extreme (too much or too little stress), your business may become unproductive. From Breakthrough to Breakthrough: Forging Business Relationships in the Heat of Change was designed to help leaders evaluate and "of course correct" relationships in their workplace. By intervening at the right time, leaders can help their teams achieve a whole new level of performance beyond what they've ever thought possible.
What's going from break to breakthrough?
Why do some companies rise triumphantly over an organizational crisis while others collapse and burn? If you ask Michael Papanek and Liz Alexander, authors of From Breakdown to Breakthrough part of the answer would imply relationships. Whatever business strategy or technology your company uses, it will not succeed if you do not have good relationships. Things will not go forward if people do not know you, do not trust you, and do not act on what you say or do.
Most business owners are not trained this way. Business owners learn how to create a business plan, organize a meeting or what strategy to use when a competitor alters a price. Business owners are not trained to handle a situation where the accounting department refuses to talk to their sales department because managers in each department hate each other. Professionals are not trained to deal with supervisors who refuse to have alternatives to their decision.
As a result, business leaders are either out of conflict or left to spread because they do not know what to do.
These two reactions (fleeing conflict or ignoring the consequences of conflict) deprive managers of available resilience in the midst of crisis. As all businesses know, sooner or later you will face a crisis. It's at these times, when things go down, that you have to rely on relationships to help you make a breakthrough. Breakdown Breakthrough helps leaders and professionals understand the dynamics behind it all. It then helps them apply the principles of resilient business relationships to their current business relationships so that they can reach a new level of performance and connection beyond what they're up to. # 39; waiting.
The authors of the book know one or two things about business relations.
Papanek is a speaker, writer, organizational change consultant and executive coach. He is also the founder of Michael Papanek Consulting.
Alexander is a consultant, author of twenty non-fiction books (and a novel) in addition to serving as a contributor for Fast Company and Psychology Today.
What was the best break at breakthrough?
The best part of From Breakdown to Breakthrough is the simple approach that Papanek and Alexander bring to the highly controversial issue of workplace conflict. It's something that many leaders are afraid to face because it can be unexplored territory. Many leaders want to avoid conflict. They do not want to use it to reach a new level with their teams. This book shows why it is so important for leaders to take advantage of the powerful potential of workplace stress.
What could have been done differently?
Breakdown to Breakthrough does an amazing job of analyzing a complex subject, conflict in the workplace, and turning it into something that actually seems manageable. The book treats conflict as something that can be exploited for greater gain, not something you have to eliminate. This state of mind is the strongest part of the book. Most of the book remains focused on labor disputes at the individual level. A more in-depth discussion of how leaders can take advantage of workplace conflict on a larger scale may be helpful. There is some information, but it can certainly be expanded further.
Why read from rupture to breakthrough?
From Breakdown to Breakthrough offers a unique perspective on workplace tensions and conflict. Normally, conflicts are something that businesses want to avoid at all costs. Conflict and tension will never leave a bargain, so running is a strategy doomed to failure.
Instead, this book argues that companies can resist conflict. They can prepare themselves. They can not predict the type of conflict they will face. However, they can invest in relationships that can become a key asset during a conflict. Using this book, readers will learn the dynamics that turn average work relationships into something that can thrive in a crisis.