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Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues

Tipping Sacred Cows:Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues

Jake Breeden

Summarized April 2013


SKU: 4131

ISBN: 1118345916

Price: $12.50

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Summary Description

We’re all familiar with the “sacred cows” that are revered in the workplace – the conventional wisdom to try your best, work well with others, and produce excellent work.  But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, feature a dark side that can lead to career-limiting unintended consequences.

Our summary of Tipping Sacred Cows, by Jake Breeden,reveals what you need to do to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues at work.

Breeden teaches on the faculty of Duke Corporate Education, the world’s top-rated provider of custom executive education.  He has taught leaders in some of the world’s leading companies, including Google, Starbucks, Cisco, Microsoft, and IBM.

Based on Breeden’s extensive coaching experience and on the latest research in behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, this summary identifies the dark side of the seven most common sacred cows at work.  It offers proven, powerful strategies that will enable you to overcome their allure so you can achieve great results and realize your fullest potential.

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