Magic Words @ Work gives suggestions for catch-phrases that provide invaluable advice for surviving in the working world. The format is broken down into managing you, managing together, managing above yourself and managing below yourself. Each pithy maxim is accompanied by an anecdote that illustrates the point being made by the saying.
This is an imminently readable book and is easily digested in one sitting. The language is simple and straightforward, and the examples are obviously drawn from real life - which really brings the points home. Some of the better lines concern asking for a raise by giving examples of how you have increased sales or productivity. Also included are the reasons you should always exert the effort to be early for meetings - so you can chill out and focus on what you need to say in the meeting - and the all important donít accept your first impression as gospel in case you are being influenced by outside circumstances.
Magic Words @ Work can be as invaluable an aid as this pair's first offering Magic Words. This is definitely an interesting book with some priceless advice.