Book Title Author(s)

The Little Book of Stress Relief (2013)

     “Stress has become an integral part of the way we live.  In controlled doses, it helps us perform better.  But, left unchecked, stress can leave us feeling fatigued and overwhelmed, and can lead to any number of health problems… Posen teaches us how to take back control of our lives and regain a healthy work-life balance.”

Posen, David

The Magic Of Conflict (1987)

"The Magic Of Conflict presents Alki - a uniquely effective New Age stress-reduction strategy.  Based on Alkido, a Japanese martial art and mind-body discipline, this proven program has already helped thousands of people.  Here at last is an antidote to the intense personal and professional pressures of modern society:  a set of simple techniques--including meditation, breathing excersises, openness, and play."

Crum, Thomas F.

The Peter Principle - Why Things Always Go Wrong (1969)

"The Peter Principle, a business classic for more than twenty-five years, is a dead-on account of why boredom, bungling, and bad management are built into every organization."

Peter, Laurence J. and Hull, Raymond

The Power of a Positive No: Save the Deal Save the Relationship and Still Say No (2007)

    “[A] revolutionary book that teaches you how to take the next step toward getting what you want.  It all begins with the most powerful and perhaps the most important word in any negotiating situation: No.  But saying the wrong kind of No can destroy what we value and alienate others.  That’s why saying No the right way – to people at work, at home and in our communities – is crucial.”

Ury, William

The Third Side - Why We Fight And How We Can Stop (2000)

"This book is about what it would take to stop destructive fighting.  Our challenge, therefore, is not to eliminate conflict but to transform it."

Ury, William

Toxic Workers: How to Deal with Dysfunctional People on the Job (2000)

     “Toxic Coworkers helps us make sense of work relationships that defy logic and consume our day.  It is the perfect tool to help us understand and manage difficult people, the result of which is increased productivity and decreased frustration on the job.”



Cavaiola, Alan A.

Toxic Workplace!: Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power (2009)

“Toxic Workplace! is the first book to tackle the underlying systems issues that enable a toxic person to create a path of destruction in an organization, pervading others’ thoughts and energies, even undermining their very sense of well-being.”

Kusy, Mitchell

Walk the Talk...And Get the Results You Want (1995)

Harvey, Eric; Lucia, Alexander

What Your Boss Doesn't Tell You Until It's Too Late: How to Correct Behavior That is Holding You Back (1996)

Bramson, Robert

When Talk Works - Profiles Of Mediators (1994)

"An intimate look at how twelve mediators achieve extraordinary results."


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