Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office: Eight Strategies for Winning in Business Without Being a Jerk

  • 8h 47s
  • Charles C. Manz, Russ C. Edelman, Timothy R. Hiltabiddle
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2008

Many people suffer from Nice Guy Syndrome—they're held back from higher levels of success by being too selfless at work. It's a tricky problem, because if you start to think that being nice is bad, it's easy to overcompensate with selfishness, intimidation, and intense aggression.

The founders of Nice Guy Strategies teach that nice is not about being weak or soft—that you can hang on to your morals, compassion, and sincerity and still get ahead. The key is to draw on eight practical strategies—the Nice Guy Bill of Rights—that will help you find the right balance.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 Self-Awareness: Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Chapter 2 Speak Up: Learn to Express Your Opinions and Be Heard
  • Chapter 3 Set Boundaries: Set Them and Respect Them
  • Chapter 4 Confront: Address Issues Directly and without Fear
  • Chapter 5 Choose: Makes Choices without Guilt
  • Chapter 6 Expect Results: Learn to Hold Others and Yourself Accountable
  • Chapter 7 Be Bold: Reach Beyond Your Comfort Zone
  • Chapter 8 Win: Compete and Succeed


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